‘(official denial) trade value in progress’
An ongoing interactive project initiated by artist Leah Decter, curated by Jaimie Isaac, and activated collaboratively, ‘(official denial) trade value in progress’ enacts exchange and elicits dialogue about contemporary conditions of settler colonialism and processes of decolonization and reconciliation in Canada.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC EVENTS
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey Campus
Sewing Action, noon-2 in the Aboriginal Gathering Place
Public Talk: Jaimie Isaac and Leah Decter, 2:30 pm rm D124
Hosted by: The Fine Arts Department and the Aboriginal Gathering Place
Emily Carr University of Art and Design, 1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island
Sewing Action, 7-10 pm, at the Aboriginal Gathering Place
Hosted by: Lois Klassen & Michelle Sound Perich
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby
Sewing Action, 2:30 – 5:20 in the Saywell Hall Atrium
Hosted by: First Nations Studies and the English Department
If you’re interested in hosting an event in Vancouver and area between November 18 and 28 please let us know.
We are always looking for individuals, communities and/or organizations to host events/actions for the project in other locations as well. To find out about hosting a sewing action or providing a venue for exhibition or response collection go to: