Happy to announce that in March I’ll be launching BlackGrange, a new Afrofuturist walking tour of Toronto’s Grange neighbourhood that will be available via googlemap. On March 3 from 2-5pm I will lead a live one-time-only performative walk of BlackGrange with the Outerregion performers and would love to share this experience with you. The walk […]
Triangle Trade, a film made in collaboration with Cauleen Smith and Jérôme Havre, comes to New York City! Many thanks to the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center for including the film in their 2018 festival. Triangle Trade screens at 3pm on March 1st.
Wanted, created collaboratively with Camal Pirbhai is included in an AGO’s exhibirtion. “Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, the museum’s response to this blithely nationalistic moment, and it makes clear the show’s driving force: to resituate the blip that is Canada in a gapingly broad continuum of both time and difference, with flag-waving pushed aside.” For Wanted we […]
The Afronautic Research Lab was in Newfoundland on September 10 2016 as part of the New-Found-Lands exhibition, curated by Pamela Edmonds and Bushra Junaid. The Afronauts excavated local and national histories and engaged the community in this ongoing consciousness-raising project. Check out this wonderful review in the Overcast! http://theovercast.ca/camille-turners-piece-on-nls-role-in-the-transatlantic-slave-trade-is-literally-out-of-this-world/ The A. C. Hunter Public Library hosted […]
I’m honoured to be included in the Canadian Encyclopedia. Many thanks to Alison Cooley for the wonderful profile! Cooley, A.. R. The Canadian Encyclopedia. (2016). Camille turner. Retrieved March 4, 2016 From http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/camille-turner/.
Modibo Keïta Memorial Bamako, Mali 31 Oct. 2015 // 31 Dec. 2015 Commissaires / Curators : Bisi Silva & Yves Chatap To the Future and Back opens new pathways for imagining the future and beyond. The aesthetic explorations of the artists in this exhibition find resonance in their ability to transfigure certain contemporary problems. The […]
Driving up onto the grounds of Hamilton’s Gore Park, an expectant audience awaits Miss Canadiana as she exits her black stretch limo and hands out souvenir Canadian flags on the way. Afterwards, a lucky few could ride in the limo with her. No one in this enthusiastic throng realized Miss Canadiana had never been officially […]
WANTED by Camille Turner and Camal Pirbhai Lightboxes, archival newspapers and video Art Gallery of Windsor Border Cultures 3 Exhibition 401 Riverside Drive West January 31 – May 10, 2015 Using performance to embody the detailed descriptions in “runaway slave” and “slave for sale” ads posted by Canadian slaveowners in early newspapers, WANTED presents a […]