Lekwungen: Place to Smoke Herring

by Eli Hirtle
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A film created with the support of Brianna Dick. It is part of Sacred an Indigenous multi-media art display at City Hall that showcases a range of traditional and contemporary art forms created by eight emerging and established Indigenous artists.

Curated by Indigenous curator Rose Spahan with the assistance of artist Eli Hirtle, Sacred features artworks throughout City Hall in a variety of media, including an indoor mural, an LED light painting, an outdoor projection, a short film, a poem, a series of photographs, and a series of silkscreened prints. All artworks have been created by Indigenous artists living on Vancouver Island.

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