Elwood Jimmy

2019 Program Artist

Elwood Jimmy (Thunderchild First Nation, Nêhiyaw; born in Saskatoon, SK, Canada; lives in Toronto, ON, Canada) is a learner, collaborator, writer, artist, cultural translator & facilitator, and gardener. For almost 20 years, he has played a leadership role in several art projects, collectives, and organizations nationally and abroad. In his practices, he has employed photography, film, video, storytelling, language, text, textiles, natural materials, performance, and personal & community narratives as the foundation for a number of collaborative projects.


Haruko Okano: Six Chairs in a Circle

In Six Chairs in a Circle, artist Haruko Okano invites Ayumi Goto, Cheryl Trudeau, Elwood Jimmy, and Peter Morin to explore ideas of collectivity based on desire, love, relation-building, empathy, collaboration, and generosity. Learning from human and non-human living networks and systems, each practitioner shares knowledge, experience, and methods of gathering through differences and conflicted narratives deriving from the complexities of sharing an intercultural landscape. By […]