18 September - 5 December 2015
Opening Reception on Friday, September 18th // 6-9PM

micha cárdenas will be performing on October 8th at 6:30 pm the live version of her project Redshift and Portalmetal at Voz-á-Voz / Voice-a-voice, an online publication and exhibition at YYZ in Toronto.

In this exhibition, e-fagia presents eight inter-media art projects that have been adapted for display in an online publication platform produced by e-fagia organization. Both the exhibition and the publication bring into relief the embodied experiences of Indigenous people and non-Indigenous racialized im/migrants across the political and geographical borders of North America. In reference to the French expression vis-à-vis, meaning face to face or in relation to, the exhibition voz-à-voz/voice-à-voice provides a space for the articulation of different voices in the context of creative narratives and the frameworks enabled by new media and digital technologies.

In these artists' projects, the relationships between land/geography and bodies are animated, while both technology and tradition materialize as ways of knowing that describe the histories of coloniality. At work is the refinement of a vocabulary of solidarity that articulates the complexities and contradictions of moving within a contemporary colonial landscape and the relationship between indigeneity and immigration in this region. The exhibition features artwork by micha cárdenas, Tings Chak, Alexandra Gelis, Gita Hashemi, Cheryl L'Hirondelle, Julie Nagam, and Skawennati.

Curated by Julieta Maria and Maria Coates. Edited by Gina Badger and e-fagia.


Publication Launch: Friday 16 October, 2015 at 7:30pm
Featuring a special performance by Cheryl L'Hirondelle and Joseph Naytowhow as part of the imagineNATIVE Art Crawl, October 16, 2015, 5:00 – 8:30pm, 401 Richmond Building. Visit www.imaginenative.org for full details.

Performance by micha cárdenas: October 8th, 2015 @ 6:30pm
Workshop by Dylan T Miner: October 23rd, & 24th, 2015 @ 10:00am- 2:00pm
Screening and Artist Talk by Skawennati: October 20th @ 6:00pm

"voz-à-voz/voice-à-voice" is co-presented by ImagineNative.


YYZ Artists’ Outlet, 140-401 Richmond St. W., Toronto, ON M5V 3A8 Canada
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Dr. micha cárdenas is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

Images are courtesy of artist micha cárdenas and e-fagia, org.

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