Summoning at Culture Days & Blue Night

SUMMONING (NO WORDS) exhibition will participate in Culture Days and Blue Night this September 29 & 30 and this will mark the final weekend for the exhibition at Oxygen!

Summoning (No Words), an interactive sound installation built from the female voice, is taking up residence at Oxygen Art Centre this month. The project is made up of original sung compositions contributed by a seven-member team of award winning Canadian female vocalists and composers. Local singers Allison Girvan and Bessie Wapp are among the singers that have contributed.

An interactive experience, participants will move through gallery and their movement will stimulate the women’s voices. Other contributors include Tanya Tagaq, Vandana Vishwas, Sandy Scofield, Andrea Menard and Mutya Macatumpag. Original spoken audio has been contributed by community members. The project, conceived and designed by Nicola Harwood, is a response to violence against women.

Gallery hours are Wednesday to Saturday from 1-5pm + Blue Night hours are Friday, September 29 from 7.30pm – 9.30pm!

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Read more about the project in the great article by Will Johnson for the Nelson Star!

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