Live Programs

Michel Boutin

Tristen Durocher

Tod Emel

Janelle Pewapsconias

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Michel Boutin & Northern Landscape Style

Riverview Room

Entry to this event is included with museum admission or membership.

Remai Modern presents a new performance by artist Michel Boutin in a concert featuring Métis fiddler Tristan Durocher, sound artist Tod Emel and poet Janelle Pewapsconias. This event is produced in partnership with the Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective, Holophon Audio Arts and the Strata Festival of New Music.

Michel Boutin is an interdisciplinary artist, arts educator and cultural animateur. Boutin has exhibited his work publicly for more than two decades and has presented his work at museums and galleries throughout the province.

Boutin is an active supporter of contemporary art and artist-run culture and is the artistic director of the Indigenous People’s Artist Collective of Prince Albert (IPAC), which he co-founded in 2005. IPAC’s mandate is to disseminate, create and promote a diverse range of contemporary Indigenous and urban artistic practices for the benefit of regional artists and audiences. Boutin was the 2017 recipient of the Saskatchewan Arts Award for Individual Leadership.

Tristen Durocher is a Métis fiddle player, photographer and writer from northern Saskatchewan. Durocher has taught at fiddle camps and cultural festivals and performed across Canada. He has won provincial fiddle competitions, including at the John Arcand Fiddle Fest and the annual cultural festival at Batoche.

Tod Emel currently lives in Saskatoon where he maintains an active curatorial and multimedia studio practice. He regularly performs live audio as a solo artist and in collaborative projects, and has presented his audio work at local and national festivals. Emel initiated the Sounds Like Audio Art Festival in 2011 and cofounded the Unheard Sound Collective, which presents curated, experimental audio art events.

Janelle Pewapsconias is a nehīyaw Cree spoken word poet, social innovator and game designer. Born and raised on the Little Pine First Nation, her poetry shares cultural teachings and language in a unique style of spoken word, imbued with a nehīyaw perspective. Pewapsconias has co-authored an Indigenous poetry chapbook and has been featured on stages throughout Saskatchewan.

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Michel Boutin & Northern Landscape Style


Wednesday 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday 10 AM - 5 PM
Friday 10 AM - 9 PM
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM-5 PM

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