For the Love of This Place

Please join us on Friday, September 6 at 8:30pm in Air Canada Park, 345 Portage Avenue for a film and video screening curated by Jennifer Smith that will be shown outdoors at sunset. For the Love of This Place includes film and video by emerging to experienced Indigenous artists who celebrate the land and community they inhabit, exploring subjects of urban living, ceremony and relationships to the land, activism, and living from the land. The program is free and open to all who wish to attend.

Jennifer Smith is a Métis curator, writer and arts administrator in from Treaty One Territory.  She works at Video Pool Media Arts Centre as the Distribution Manager. Jennifer is the President of the board for the Coalition of Canadian Independent Media Art Distributors that runs VUCAVU.com and sits on the board of the National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition and Platform Centre for Photographic + Digital Arts. Jennifer has curated exhibits and video programs for the Manitoba Craft Council, Video Pool Media Arts Centre, Open City Cinema, MAWA, the Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library, and in 2018 was the Indigenous Curator in Residence at aceartinc.

Image: still from High Altitude by Victoria N. Inglis