Mush Hole Project: site-specific art and performanceExport this event to calendar

Friday, August 19, 2016 — 10:26 AM EDT

The Mush Hole Project is an immersive, site-specific art and performance installation event taking place at Woodland Cultural Centre in Brantford, Ontario - the site of the former Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School.

archival photo of brick building residential school

Archival photo of the Mohawk Indian Residential School. Photo courtesy of Woodland Cultural Centre.

The Project responds to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action and aims to preserve, query, and reveal the complex personal, political, and public narratives around Canada’s residential school system, in general, and the Mohawk Institute Indian Residential School specifically, through the art of contemporary Indigenous artists and non-Indigenous collaborators and performers.

Over 30 individuals and groups comprise the Mush Hole Project, including the Waterloo Aboriginal Education Centre, students, faculty and staff from the Faculty of Arts, and Woodland Cultural Centre.

Full schedule

Friday, September 16:

Opening Ceremony and tour starts on-site at 6:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 17:

Tour 1 starts on-site at 12:00 p.m.

Tour 2 starts on-site at 3:00 p.m.

Tour 3 starts on-site at 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 18: 

Tour starts on-site at 12:00 p.m.

More information

Tour duration is three hours. Bus transportation from the University of Waterloo will be available free of charge. Please visit the Mush Hole Project website for all the details and registration.

Please also visit the University of Waterloo's Truth and Reconciliation Response Projects website.

Cost 
Free - registration required
Location 
Woodland Cultural Centre

184 Mohawk Street

Brantford, ON
Canada

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