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THE SKIN I’M IN Selected for European Tour

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THE SKIN I’M IN’s European premiere won’t be at one location, but twelve! The film has been selected to tour Europe as part of the 2012 European Film Festival

In its 7th year, EFF selects has selected 9 international feature films and 21 shorts to tour Europe between October and January. Regionally-produced independent projects are added to the program at each destination. Screening sites are often major universities, opening the program up to interesting collaborations with scholars, students, and community organizations.

We will post specific dates and venues as they are announced. Destination cities for this year include:

Graz, Austria

Aalborg, Denmark

Turku, Finland

Dresden, Germany

Athens, Greece

Budapest, Hungary

Einhoven, Netherlands

Warsaw, Poland

Moscow, Russia

Malaga, Spain

Stockholm, Sweden

Bristol, UK

Essex, UK

 

Rande Cook’s Netherlands Totem Collaboration Covered in The Times Colonist

First Nations artist Rande Cook, here at his studio on Bridge Street in Victoria, was selected from an open call to artists from bands across the Pacific Northwest to participate in an exhibition in the Netherlands. Photograph by: Lyle Stafford, timescolonist.com

First Nations artist Rande Cook, here at his studio on Bridge Street in Victoria, was selected from an open call to artists from bands across the Pacific Northwest to participate in an exhibition in the Netherlands.
Photograph by: Lyle Stafford, timescolonist.com

Check out the Tmes Colonist article on Rande by Amy Smart: ¬†“Totem goes Dutch: Victoria-based carver’s work part of First Nations exhibit in the Netherlands”

An excerpt:

Kwakwaka’wakw history – from the mass loss of art during the potlatch ban in the 1880s through persistent poverty on reserves – is all connected in his art. But at the same time, Cook is conscientious of defining his own voice and moving across traditional boundaries that have separated First Nations art from others.

“I push myself, not only to create my own distinctive style, but to continue to tell stories – stories of today,” he said. “I want to connect with the rest of the world.