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Performance: Elisa Harkins, Wampum / ᎠᏕᎳ ᏗᎦᎫᏗ
Courtesy of the artist. Photograph by Ian Byers-Gamber.
In conjunction with the exhibition, “Teach Me A Song,” Elisa Harkins sings in a combination of Cherokee, English and Muscogee (Creek) to electronic dance music.
On September 21, in conjunction with the exhibition, Tulsa-based artist Harkins will perform “Wampum / ᎠᏕᎳ ᏗᎦᎫᏗ,” where the artist sings in a combination of Cherokee, English, and Muscogee (Creek) to electronic dance music. This is partially inspired by sheet music of Indigenous music notated by Daniel Chazanoff during the 20th century.
As an act of Indigenous Futurism, it combines disco and Indigenous language in an effort to alter the fate of these endangered languages through active use, preservation on pressed vinyl, and ... view more »
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