Indigenous Voices Series - Conversation with Jennifer Podemski and Shelby LiskExplore
- Event DateDecember 8, 2022
- Time6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
- LocationMacaulay Church Museum, Church Street, Picton, ON
About Indigenous Voices Series - Conversation with Jennifer Podemski and Shelby Lisk
Join County Arts for the official launch event for their new Indigenous Voices Series - In Conversation with Jennifer Podemski and Shelby Lisk: The Arts as a Platform for Indigenous Storytelling and Activism. County Arts (aka the PEC Arts Council) is honoured and excited to welcome these two esteemed artists for this crucial conversation (view full bios on registration page).
Date: Thursday December 8th
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Macaulay Church Museum (23 Church Street, Picton, ON, K0K 2T0)
Entry is free or by donation, with all proceeds going to Tsi Tyónnheht Onkwawén:na (TTO), a non-profit dedicated to revitalizing Kanyen’kehá:ka/Mohawk language and culture in Tyendinaga.
Jennifer Podemski is an Anishinaabe/Ashkenazi actor, writer, director and producer with a 30+ year career. Her on screen credits include Dance Me Outside, The rez, Degrassi TNG, Blackstone, Empire of Dirt, Departure, and Reservation Dogs. In 2020, Jennifer launched the Shine Network Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to celebrating Indigenous women in film and television through training, mentorship, and professional development.
Shelby Lisk is a multidisciplinary artist, poet and photographer from Kenhtè:ke (Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory). Her writing and artwork have appeared in Red Rising Magazine, Room Magazine, Hart House Review and #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women, published by Annick Press. Shelby is also the co-host of TVO’s The Art of Sovereignty podcast, which profiles the lives of eight First Nations artists who are changing the way the world thinks about Indigenous art.
The Indigenous Voices Series is funded through County Arts' newly established Indigenous Voices Fund. Learn more at countyarts.ca/indigenous-voices-fund.