Alanna Edwards – Surrey Muse

Alanna Irene Edwards is an artist, videomaker and curator who currently works as an arts educator and Engagement Facilitator at Surrey Art Gallery. Through the use of humor, she explores themes of belonging, authenticity, and the everyday. Primarily working in sculpture and video, much of her work responds to how Indigenous people are looked at and consumed through pop culture, politics, and art. Alanna has a BA in Political Science and Women’s Studies from Simon Fraser University, a diploma in Fine Arts from Langara College, and she has completed her BFA with distinction at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Alanna is of Mi’gmaq and settler descent occupying, living, and working on unceded Coast Salish territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ Nations when in Vancouver, and Nations including the q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓, q̓ic̓əy̓, and Semiahma when in Surrey. *she/her

More about Alanna is here
www.alannaedwards.com
Follow Alanna on Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/freebleeding/
Contact Alanna
alanna@freebleed.com

At the October 23 gathering of Surrey Muse, Alanna will be the Featured Performer. More information about the event is here: october-23-2020

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Contact
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Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the Katzie,
Kwantlen, Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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Gunargie O’Sullivan – Surrey Muse

Gunargie Co hosts with Hereditary Chief Bill Wilson on Access TV

Gunargie O’Sullivan is a radio host, media producer, actress, and an arts organizer who was chosen in 2018 as the Radio Legend by National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA). In 2015, Gunargie taught at the first Women’s Media Camp in Denman Island and Comox BC, where she also hosted a two-hour live national broadcast from the Walking With Our Sisters exhibit presented by the K’omoks band. She also developed a national radio series called Resonating Reconciliation for Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission that resulted in 26 half-hour documentaries airing nationally on stations across the country. Gunargie envisioned and produced Red Jam Slam to raise the profile of aboriginal music in Canada through live performances and live local and national broadcasts. Serving on the CFRO Board she produced both news and artistic videos for community access television and other outlets. Gunargie paints, writes, and she is Mom to Nimkish Young Ing and Aisha O’Sullivan, and wife to Gary Olver.

More about Gunargie’s work
ncra.ca/resonating/documentaries
Follow Gunargie on Twitter
@GunargieO
Contact Gunargie
gunargieo@gmail.com

At the September 25 gathering of Surrey Muse, Gunargie will be the Featured Performer. More on the event is here: september-25-2020

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Virtual gatherings
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Gatherings
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Program
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Support our Projects
Surrey Muse At Large (SMAL)
Surrey Muse Writers
Women Who Named the Unnamed

Contact
surrey.muse@gmail.com

Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen,
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam,
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.

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