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Water Day – As long as the River flows: River stories from a Kanien’kehá:ka perspective

Esplanade Tranquille Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z7, Canada, Montreal, Quebec

  Multidisciplinary artist Lindsay Katsitsakatste Delaronde, originally from Kahnawake, focuses her work around artistic  practices and social issues related to the reclamation of  stewardship to Indigenous land, water and Indigenous  presence. Sharing an open, grateful and expansive spirit with  humans and non-humans alike, she mediates a conversation  with members of her Kanien’kehá:ka community. This is part […]

Water Day – Dans le ventre de la baleine

Esplanade Tranquille Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z7, Canada, Montreal, Quebec

  The multidisciplinary artist Maryse Goudreau has been following the beluga for two decades. This sonic and tactile work grants entry to a unique world. Thanks to a small sensory listening device, the sound waves of belugas invite participants to immerse themselves in the heart of a nursery habitat. An immersive experience for one spectator at a […]

Water Day – The St. Lawrence: Protecting its Lives

Esplanade Tranquille Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z7, Canada, Montreal, Quebec

  This event brings together artists, activists, and academics to  discuss protecting the St. Lawrence River and its ecosystems. How would recognizing the river as a legal person favour  better management of its waters? Brazil’s Raimunda Gomes  da Silva, a leader in the fight for workers’ rights and environ mental conversation in the Amazon rainforest, will […]

Water Day – A Conversation with Lars Jan

Esplanade Tranquille Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z7, Canada, Montreal, Quebec

May 28th 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM MONTREAL, QUEBEC Holoscenes is a monumental aquarium, in which U.S artist  Lars Jan’s truly aquatic theatre takes place. His project  focuses on the consequences of climate change using a sophisticated artistic apparatus, conceived in collaboration  with scientists. In the company of Découverte journalist Binh An Vu Van, Jan will share his environmental concerns […]

Altamira 2042

Esplanade Tranquille Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z7, Canada, Montreal, Quebec

Presiding over a captivating techno-shamanist ceremony and eco-feminist fable, Gabriela Carneiro da Cunha celebrates the life of Brazil’s Xingu River with a concert of deeply resonant  voices, sounds, and images.   This is part of Festival TransAmériques’s Water Day, learn more about Water Day here.

Holoscenes

Esplanade Tranquille Montreal, Quebec H2X 1Z7, Canada, Montreal, Quebec

People sitting in a giant aquarium in the heart of the city. They are subjected to cyclical flooding. An extraordinary visual and  visceral experience, Holoscenes questions our ability to  respond to chaos. This is part of Festival TransAmériques’s Water Day, Learn more about Water Day here.