Four Lands of Winnipeg

Artists:

From Toronto/Ontario: Ruth Howard, Adrienne Marcus Raja
From Winnipeg: TBD

The Edge Gallery & Urban Arts Centre
Tuesday to Friday afternoons, Jan
2:00 – 5:00pm
Tuesday to Friday afternoons, Jan
6:30 – 8:30pm
Workshops in other locations:
TBD

Grand Finale

Saturday Jan. 20th, 2018
The Edge Gallery & Urban Art Centre
Details TBD


Artist Profiles

Ruth Howard

RUTH HOWARD IS THE FOUNDING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR OF JUMBLIES. SHE HAS CREATED AND LEAD A SERIES OF MULTI-YEAR RESIDENCIES RESULTING IN LARGE-SCALE PERFORMANCES, AND OTHER PROJECTS THAT COMBINE VISUAL IMAGERY, PERFORMANCE, MUSIC, MOVEMENT, ORAL HISTORY AND COMMUNITY ARTS PRACTICE. RUTH HAS SEVERAL DECADES OF EXPERIENCE ACROSS CANADA AND IN THE U.K. AS A SET AND COSTUME DESIGNER OF PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTIONS AND LARGE-SCALE COMMUNITY PLAYS, AND TEACHING CREDENTIALS AT MANY UNIVERSITIES, COLLEGES AND SCHOOLS. SHE HAS WON AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS FOR HER WORK, INCLUDING A CANADIAN URBAN INSTITUTE’S “CITY SOUL” AWARD, THE GEORGE LUSCOMBE AWARD FOR MENTORSHIP IN THEATRE, AND, IN 2015, A FINALIST POSITION FOR THE RITA DAVIES AND MARGO BINDHARDT AWARD FOR CULTURAL LEADERSHIP. RUTH’S MOST RECENT PROJECTS WITH JUMBLIES ARE THE THE TOUCHING GROUND FESTIVAL ( 2017), AND THE CURRENT FOUR LANDS TOUR, VISITING SASKATCHEWAN IN NOVEMBER 2017.

Adrienne Marcus Raja

Adrienne explores a range of practices which blends in painting, puppetry, audio, installation, moving images, and photography. As a Malaysian multi-disciplinary artist currently living in Toronto, her works has been presented nationally and internationally. She is an MFA graduate of Ryerson University with a focus in Documentary Media. She also holds a BA degree in Mass Communication and Television Production from Curtin University. She is also the first recipient of Jumblies’ Al Levitt Memorial Award. She enjoys travelling as well as learning alongside people from different backgrounds and communities. She is currently the Tour Coordinator for Jumblies’ most recent collaborative touring project, The Four Lands. She is also Jumblies’ Arts Management Intern (thanks to an Ontario Arts Council Compass grant).