Water speaks. It nourishes the earth, gives life and carries story. The memory of all landscapes, all bodies and all transformations are alive in water.
Lindsay Dawn Dobbin, Filmmaker
Lindsay Dobbin is a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) – Acadian – Irish water protector, artist, musician, curator and educator who lives and works on the Bay of Fundy in Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of Lnu’k (Mi’kmaq). Dobbin’s relational and place-responsive practice includes music, sound art, performance, sculpture, installation, social practices and writing, and is invested in Indigenous epistemologies and cultural practices, such as drumming.
Artist Website: lindsaydobbin.com
Marcus Goddard, Composer
Marcus Goddard is an award-winning composer and internationally respected
trumpet player known for creative collaborations and a large body of imaginative work
for orchestra, chamber ensemble, and solo instruments with electronics. Described by
New York Times critic Anthony Tommasini as “atmospheric” and by Bill Richardson as
possessing a “shimmering, translucent, winning eloquence”, Goddard’s music is
influenced by and reflects the elemental forces of nature.
Goddard’s award-winning string quartets have received hundreds of performances
by quartets across Europe and the Americas in venues such as Carnegie Hall and New
World Center. Goddard has collaborated with a wide variety of artists and ensembles
including visual artist and musician Lindsay Dobbin. During the 2020-21 season Goddard
has collaborated with world-renowned photographer Paul Nicklen and musicians from
eighteen world orchestras to create the multi-media work Antarctica:Life Emerging that
honours the wild and awe-inspiring spaces of the Antarctic and features Yo-Yo Ma on
Artist Website: www.marcusgoddard.com
This work is provided by the Regina Public Library Film Theatre