The Art of Musical Science with Jared Tailfeathers

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The Art of Musical Science with Jared Tailfeathers

Join artist and musician Jared Tailfeathers in making your own instruments.

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Esker Foundation 1011, 9th Ave SE Calgary, AB T2G 0H7 Canada

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  • 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join us at Esker for this hands-on workshop led by Jared Tailfeathers, inspired by our current exhibition The Visitors. Be prepared to use tools and your imagination to build and decorate two unique, playable instruments, and learn about the science of sound.

Jared Tailfeathers is a multi-disciplinary Blackfoot artist, instrumentalist, performer, inventor, teacher, curator and author. His practice works with narrative and storytelling with a focus on social commentary, ideology and metaphor, expressed through different genre lenses. He has created work designed for large-scale multi-media installations and performance, concept albums, graphic novels, and builds and designs working instruments for private collectors, patrons and musicians. Jared also works with Indigenous arts and cultural groups that promote the sustainable growth of Indigenous artists and youth.

Check out one of Jared's musical inventions, and hear his music under the moniker Daring Nomads.

Registration essential. For ages 16 and up. Attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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By registering for this Program you agree to co-create, in collaboration with Esker Staff, Artists and Volunteers, an atmosphere of mutual inclusion and respect for all persons. This includes speaking, acting and behaving in a way that is absent of violence, harassment, racism, intimidation, bullying or discrimination of any kind regardless of, and not limited to gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, culture, age and ability. This includes in online/digital forums.

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