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Star People, Star Trek: Dream Catcher Time Travel with The Sparkling Buffalo

Presented in partnership with Esker Foundation in response to the work of Jeffrey Gibson in the exhibition Time Carriers on view at Esker Foundation, 28 September- 20 December 2019.

In this workshop, The Sparkling Buffalo will share their work in the science fiction and Indigenous futurities realm, and one of their beading techniques. Perfect for beginners, participants will create a small beaded sun-catcher and learn about Cree connections to the Star People.

The Sparkling Buffalo is mother-daughter duo Sarah and Chrystal Buffalo, multidisciplinary artists from Maskwacis, Samson Cree First Nation. They combine semi-precious stones with traditional beadwork, seamlessly integrating designs into Indigenized futuristic realities. For more information, visit: http://thesparklingbuffalo.weebly.com/home.html

Workshop location: Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE, 4th floor, Inglewood)