[DOCUMENTATION] Panel: Authenticity and the Replicability of Cultural Vernaculars

January 28, 2020

A photograph of Lillian Allen holding a microphone during a presentation. Television monitor behind her showcasing a black and white drawing of three people and the text "Dub Poets" above.

Saturday, 23 November, 2019

Speaker(s): Raymond Boisjoly, Bear Witness, Lillian Allen

Moderated by Denise Ryner

Watch Here: https://vimeo.com/387804971


(note intro is cut out, documentation starts just after the first speaker begins talking)

Discussion on how the work of racialized and Indigenous artists and musicians are included and delimited by Canada’s mainstream institutions and cultural spaces. How forefronting and mixing musical and visual vernaculars operate as a strategy to challenge dominant and Eurocentric notions of authenticity.


Transcribed text for the video coming soon

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