THE TRANSFORMATION PROJECT: what we found Created by Keshia Palm, edited by Lucia Linares, and voiced by Carolyn Fe. Captions by Amanda Lin.
what we found is part poem, memory, ritual, and reflection. What was lost, what was worth saving, what was let go of, and what was found instead? Years from now, a woman answers.
Footage by Keshia Palm featuring loved ones, plants, beings, elements, spirits, art, and life from across Turtle Island and beyond. Deep gratitude to the caretakers, water and land protectors: Songhees, Esquimalt, Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Ktunaxa, including the Kutenai and the Secwepemc, Stoney, Peigan, Siksika, Tsuu T’ina, Blackfoot, Nakawē, Cree, Nakota, Métis, Wendat, Haudenaussaunee, and many Anishinaabek Nations including the Ojibwe, Mississaugas of the Credit, Mohawk, and many many Nations recorded and unrecorded, who have and continue to live, love, resist and thrive. We are honoured to have been your guests. keshiapalm.com Language: English with English subtitles.
what we found was commissioned by Nightwood Theatre for the national Transformations project, hosted by the National Arts Centre of Canada. This project features work from some of Canada’s most innovative artists in video, audio and text. It is a response to a provocation by Canadian playwright David Yee, who asked everyone: “What would it take to transform our society for the betterment of all?”