Ange is an interdisciplinary performing artist and initiator from Kahnawake Kanienkehaka Territory, working in Toronto. She is an ardent collaborator, consultant, facilitator and mentor working in storyweaving, arts based research, wearable sculpture and Haudenosaunee history. Ange is also a vocalist with the Juno and Polaris nominated band YAMANTAKA//SONIC TITAN.
CONSULTATION AND FACILITATION
Ange works within the community, art, and education sectors as a speaker, co-creator and advisory member. Ange is Associate Artistic Director of Jumblies Theatre, where she directs the Talking Treaties initiative and has co-facilitated Art Fare Essentials since 2013. She has conducted workshops on Indigenous symbols of agreement making with staff of the Toronto District School Board, Toronto Arts Council, Black Creek Pioneer Village, and the Toronto Biennial of Art. Ange has had the pleasure of speaking on art based research, spectacle making, and community collaboration in university courses and panels across Canada. She worked with the City of Toronto on the creation of the Indigenous Arts and Culture Partnerships Fund (2018) and on the Advisory Council for the Toronto Biennial of Art (2019), where she wrote the Toronto Indigenous Context Brief for the inaugural curatorial team.