The Hungry Mist (A Névoa Faminta)
Curated by Rodrigo D’Alcântara



Residency: 13 – 30 November 2023
Artists: Bento Leite, Dyó Potyguara, Simon(e) Jakiriuma Paetau w/ guest artist Cecilia Vilca
Public Workshop: Friday, November 17, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (In-person & Zoom)
Open Studio: Saturday, November 25, 2023, from 1:00 – 3:00 PM (Zoom)
Opening Reception: Friday, December 1, 2023, from 5:00 – 7:00 PM (In-person & Zoom)


Nelson: Rodrigo D’Alcântara, Bento Leite, Simon(e) Jakiriuma Paetau
Remote: Dyó Potyguara (Brazil) + Cecilia Vilca (Peru) via Zoom


Prior to the exhibition, Oxygen Art Centre will host D’Alcântara, Leite, and Jakiriuma Paetau on the tum xula7xw of the sn̓ʕay̓ckstx, otherwise known as Nelson, B.C., for a three-week residency program from November 13, 2023, to November 30, 2023. Artist Potyguara is joined by transdiscipinary artist, feminist chola techno-witch and language activist Cecilia Vilca remotely via online platforms from Brazil and Peru, respectively. The residency creates space for the group to engage with exhibition thematic and to work collaboratively on new process-based pieces that will be presented alongside existing multimedia and two-dimensional artworks in the exhibition.  


Image credit: Aribada, Simon(e) Jaikiriuma Paetau & Natalia Escobar in collaboration with Zamanta Enevia, Video, DCP, 5,1 sound, 30 min, 2022

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