The Pitt Rivers Museum is delighted to collaborate with the 15th Native Spirit Festival and the Bawaadan Collective on the opening of this year’s festival. Over Zoom, the museum will host the festival opening with the UK online Premiere of Mâmawi-nikamowak (they sing altogether) created by Bawaadan Collective. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with members of the Collective who are working to create inclusive, mindful spaces, and better represent Indigenous peoples in the mainstream.
Bawaadan Collective [https://www.bawaadancollective.com ], a group of mainly Indigenous creatives from the Great Turtles Back envision a group of like-minded Indigenous artisans and accomplices who are interested in continually developing our collaborative approaches to modern artistic, storytelling and film production processes. It is their goal to constantly adjust our organizational structures and modes of storytelling to create inclusive, mindful spaces, and better represent Indigenous peoples in the mainstream.
Mâmawi-nikamowak (they sing altogether) 2021 is a 61 minute Web Series consisting of 21 Artists and 25 Shorts. Social media has magnified the way we connect and share our stories. It has revolutionized the way we resist, live, play and create. We have celebrated this unprecedented level of connection by creating, collaborating, and curating work from artists all across the Great Turtles back. …A Web Series consisting of 21 Artists, 25 Shorts.