Land Claims, tobacco, land. A postage-stamp size park on the west side of Wharf Street between Fort and Broughton, in the soil is a story of struggle between its traditional peoples the Lekwungen and the colonial settlers. Victoria BC, Open Actions Performance Collective, duration 1hr, January 23, 2013
Seidas are holy places related to Sámi culture, the rocks are the home of gods, spirits and trolls. Sámi religion is based on an animistic ideology, in which everything – inanimate nature, natural phenomena, animals and plants – has a spirit. Most seida rocks are noticeable landmarks and clearly stand out in their environment.
Interactive: you are invited to Kippis (cheers) or Kirota (curse) your ancestors and they can cheers or curse you in return. In a respectful way I ask, what did my ancestors invite me to do? How have they challenged me? What have they asked me to create?
Genetic Material 2012, ancestor spirits, vodka spirits, arduino with LED shield (kippis/Kirota), sauna bucket, ice, shot glasses