Tsēma Igharas – Ejideh: Push It!

Festivals: M:ST 8.5.

Performance: Thursday June 22, at 7:30pm.

Venue: Royal Canadian Legion #1, Second Floor

This interactive work is installed on the 2nd floor of the #1 Legion on view from Thursday June 22 – Saturday June 24. It is free and open to the public from 11am – 7pm daily.

Ejideh: Push it! is a moose hide that interrupts space through Indigenous construction and reverberations. When installed and touched, it becomes a decolonial instrument for resonating the Land.


Tsēma Igharas (formally Tamara Skubovius) is an interdisciplinary artist and member of the Tahltan First Nation. She studied Northwest Coast Formline Design at K’saan (2005/06), has a BFA from ECUAD (2011) and MFA from OCADu (2016). Tsēma has shown in the notable group show Culture Shift, Contemporary Indigenous Art Biennale in Montreal and has shown her solo exhibit, Ore Body at Gallery 44 for Imaginative Film Festival (Toronto 2016). Tsēma graduated from the Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media and Design program at OCADu showing her thesis work, LAND|MINE that connects materials to mine sites and bodies to the land.

For more information go to www.sledisland.com/2017/ejideh-push-it