Dolleen Tisawii’ashii Manning Public Talk: Off the Cuff: Mnidoo Infinity Squeezed through Finite Modulations
Dolleen Tisawii’ashii Manning is a member of Kettle and Stoney Point First Nations, an artist, scholar, and youngest of twelve. She is a postdoctoral fellow with the International Institute for Critical Studies in Improvisation (IICSI), hosted by the Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas (IPLAI) at McGill University. Manning received her PhD from the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism at the University of Western Ontario, and holds graduate degrees in contemporary art (MFA, Simon Fraser, 1997) and critical theory (MA, Western, 2005). She works at the intersection of Anishinaabe ontology and epistemology, critical theory, phenomenology, and art. For this presentation she discusses her dissertation on mnidoo-worlding or mnidoo-consciousnessing and its temporal bending interrelational ethics, specifically its implications for disability studies.
Off the Cuff: Mnidoo Infinity Squeezed through Finite Modulations was co-presented by Thinking Spaces: The Improvisation Reading Group and Speaker Series and Bodies in Translation on April 5, 2018 at the Art Gallery of Guelph.
This video was produced by Bodies in Translation: Activist Art, Technology and Access to Life, a project of Re•Vision: The Centre for Art & Social Justice. bodiesintranslation.ca/