Anthony Wallace - July 8th, 2PM - Globe Theatre, Atlin BC (Part of Atlin Arts & Music Festival)

Cameron Quevedo - July 13, 5:30PM - Arts Underground, Whitehorse YT

Virginia Mitford - July 21, 5:30PM - Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse YT

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Anthony Wallace is a composer, sound artist and filmmaker. His musical pursuits have taken him on adventures in West Africa where he studied hand percussion and drum construction, to the far north in the Arctic Circle making installations in canyons and down south to the Caribbean to produce dance music. He is the Producer and Co-director of The Peel Project, an interdisciplinary Feature Documentary and touring Art Exhibit exploring six artists journey through the Peel River Watershed in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. Anthony’s music has been played on the CBC radio, his sound installations have toured nationally and he has worked on film/TV productions for CBC, APTN, Vision TV and Historica Canada. Anthony obtained an Honours BFA in composition from York University and is the founder of Studio 110 a multimedia production company based out of Toronto.

Date:  Saturday, July 8

Time: 2 PM

Venue: Globe Theatre, Atlin Arts & Music Festival

Anthony will be on the trail June 22 - July 5. He will also be speaking in Skagway at the USNPS Theatre on Thursday July 6 at 10 AM.

 

 

 

Cameron Quevedo is a filmmaker and ethnomusicologist currently based in Austin, Texas. His work explores themes of cultural decay, social erosion, man’s relationship to the land, and the individual’s search for meaning, relevance, and a sense of personal legacy. His most recent film, El Tucán, has screened in both the U.S. and Mexico, and will be traveling the festival circuit through 2017. Cameron holds an MFA in Film Production from the University of Texas, as well as an MC in Indigenous Documentary Film and an MA in Ethnomusicology from the University of Washington in Seattle. He is a recipient of the Princess Grace Film Award, the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Entertainment Award, the University Film and Video Association Carole Fielding Grant, and the Jesse H. Jones Endowed Centennial Fellowship. His upcoming film, Swan Song, is slated for release in May 2017.

Date: Thursday July 13

Time: 5:30 PM

Venue: Arts Underground, Whitehorse

Cameron will be on the trail June 29 - July 12. He will also be speaking in Skagway at the USNPS Theatre on Saturday July 15 at 10 AM.

 

 

Virginia Mitford is an emerging Yukon artist who divides her time between the far edges of the country. Her childhood spent on a remote trapline in the Yukon with her family and dog-team has had a huge influence on her art practice. Working with a variety of media, namely printmaking, photography and drawing, she examines her own personal history within broader concepts of feminism, nostalgia and change. After graduating from Memorial University with a BFA in Visual Arts, Virginia has taken part in artist residencies in Montreal and across Newfoundland. She will be the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture artist in residence this coming March.

Date: Friday July 21

Time: 5:30 PM

Venue: The Old Fire Hall, Whitehorse

Virginia will be on the trail July 5 - 18. She will also be speaking in Skagway at the USNPS Theatre Wednesday July 19.

 

The Chilkoot Trail Artist Residency is a partnership between Parks Canada and the US National Parks Service