This performance has been postponed from its original date of September 26, 2020, which was published in 2020–21 season brochure.
A Juno Award–nominated electro-pop artist, iskwē, which translates to “blue sky woman,” spotlights the importance and plight of Indigenous peoples and territories in Canada. Her command of music styles includes jazz, R&B, industrial pop rock, post-rock, and trip-hop, centuries of historic injustice, systemic racism, and environmental degrada-tion fuel her powerful lyrics.
The Bing Studio will be transformed into a visual installation to be experienced prior to the concert. Then, in the concert hall, indigenous instrumentation and vocalizations combine with projected video and live movement to create a unique, immersive, and intensely visceral concert experience.
Supported by the Office of the Vice President for the Arts–Arts Incubator pilot program.