Lectures by Leslie Tepper & Evelyn Vanderhoop

Mardi, mars 15, 2016 - 19:30 - 20:30
Canadian Institute in Greece, Dionysiou Aiginitou 7
Event Description: 

Dr. Leslie Tepper (Ethnologis & Curator, Canadian Museum of History), "Haida: Creating a Contemporary Exhibition"

Evelyn Vanderhoop (Canadian Haida Artist), "Haida: Creating Contemporary Identity through Traditional Knowledge"


In connection with the Haida: Life. Spirit. Art exhibition (on display until April 20th at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki), we invite you to a presentation by an expert on Pacific west Coast Aboriginal History/Anthropology and a Haida artist (Dr. Leslie Tepper, Curator-Ethnologist at the Canadian Museum of History; Evelyn Vanderhoop, Haida Artist Textile Weaver).

The evening event will include a lecture by Leslie (20 min) about the Northwest Coast culture with a focus on the Haida, followed by a talk by Evelyn (20 min) on topics such as weaving, family history, return of weaving to the community, followed by a showing/demonstration of the woven items Evelyn will have with her (10-15 min). The event will conclude with a Q&A. A slide show will accompany the presentations.