In collaboration with CVAG’s community partners, the work of Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson / GIDAHL-GUDSLLAAY is presented through community engagement events that include cultural sharing + teachings, education outreach to local schools and the public, the annual Iona Campagnolo lecture, an art opening + artist talk, and a music concert.
12+13 OCT / SD71 – CULTURAL SHARING
13 OCT / COMMUNITY JUSTICE CENTRE DINNER
14 OCT / CAMPAGNOLO 10TH ANNIVERSARY LECTURE
15 OCT / CVAG EXHIBITION PUBLIC OPENING + ARTIST TALK
16 OCT / SGAANAGWA CONCERT AT SID WILLIAMS THEATRE
Terri-Lynn is a musician, author, activist, artist, and lawyer who has dedicated herself to the continuation of Haida language and culture. Born in Haida Gwaii, Terri-Lynn has been a promoter of Haida music and language since the age of 13, when she was drawn to the songs her centenarian great-grandmother and grandmother sang.
The week-long series of events is part of a convergent program that includes the solo exhibition:
TLGAA K’AAYSGUUXAN SGAANAGWAS / THE SUPERNATURAL REALM
SGAAN TLAGÉE / LAND OF SUPERNATURAL BEINGS
GIDAHL-GUDSLLAAY / TERRI-LYNN WILLIAMS-DAVIDSON
September 29, 2021 – December 31,2021
CVAG will be open to the public Wednesday through Saturday 10am – 5pm and by appointment for exhibition viewing. Observation of Covid 19 protocols are in place at the gallery.
Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson ravencallingproductions.ca
Comox Valley Community Justice Centre communityjusticecentre.ca
SD71 Indigenous Education indigenouseducation.comoxvalleyschool.ca
Sid Williams Theatre Society sidwilliamstheatre.com
The Comox Valley Art Gallery is located upon the Unceded Traditional Territory of the K’ómoks First Nation. CVAG recognizes the enduring presence of First Nations people on this land. CVAG is grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with artists, guest curators, writers, cultural advisors, community partners, our volunteers, donors + members. CVAG’s convergent programming is made possible through the support of our funders: Canada Council for the Arts, BC Arts Council, Government of Canada, Province of BC, City of Courtenay, Town of Comox, Village of Cumberland, Comox Valley Regional District, BC Gaming / local support: ABC Printing, SD71 Print Shop, Sherwin-Williams Paint Store, Muir Engineering Ltd., Izco Technology Solutions, Cumberland Village Works / community collaborators + co-presenters: Community Justice Centre, Sid Williams Theatre Society, School District 71 Indigenous Education.
image: “Fine Weather Woman” by Terri-Lynn Williams-Davidson, courtesy of the artist.