Sinergia is a Festival that brings together communities from various indigenous roots and cultures, highlighting their intersectionality and nuanced experiences through multidisciplinary art.
Sinergia_yeg 2019 mainly focuses on celebrating and uplifting artist with ancestry rooted on Turtle Island, Latin America, Caribbean and Africa. Together we share our stories with strength, joy and resilience.
Where: ATB Finanacial Arts Barns 10330 84 avenue NW
How much: ALL EVENTS ARE OFFER WHAT YOU WILL at the DOOR!
To book in advance: http://chinookseries.ca/sinergia/
We ask that if you have the means to offer monetary value that you please do so, these are artist and art should be highly valued.
A suggested ticket goes for $20.00 dollars.
If you cannot offer monetary value, there are other ways in which you can offer. You may offer Tobacco, or other ways of showing respect and mutual investment.
THIS YEAR WE BRING YOU 4 EXCITING EVENTS:
1) UNFOLD- FEB 7 8:30-9:30pm
Our bodies carry many stories, what happens when we unapologetically embrace the woven parts of us we were told to tuck away and give up?
A multidisciplinary exploration of the release our bodies feel when we let our stories unfold.
2)THE ART OF OFFERING- FEB 9 5:30pm-6:30pm
Panel Guest: Hunter Cardinal and Nasra Adem, Facilitated by Lady Vanessa
Through story-telling we will be celebrating the commonalities and familiar teachings of our various indigenous cultures gathered here worldwide in AMISKWACIWȂSKAHIKAN, TREATY 6 TERRITORY.
3) REMIX THE RITUAL- FEB 9 8:30pm-9:30pm
Inspired by: Remixing the Ritual: Hip Hop Theatre Aesthetics and Practices by Baba Israel. A multidisciplinary collaboration of artist with ancestry rooted on Turtle Island, Latin america, The Caribbean and Africa. Using all elements of Hip Hop to highlight intersections and nuanced truths between our communities from a place of strength, joy and resilience.
4) FIESTA with a BAM
Celebrating our existence and various roots and cultures through dance, food and performance. Come out for a party! you won’t want to miss, it will warm you right up!