Cost: Free Event
Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Contemporary Calgary
117 8th Ave. S.W. Calgary
Telephone: 403-770-1350
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Joshua Whitehead is an Oji-Cree/nehiyaw, Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer member of Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1) in Manitowapow. He is the 2017 winner of the Indigenous Arts and Stories competition and recipient of a Governor General’s History Award for his poem “mihkokwaniy”. His debut book of poetry, full-metal indigiqueer, was published this fall with Talonbooks while his debut novel, Jonny Appleseed, is forthcoming in Spring 2018 through Arsenal Pulp Press.

Joshua will introduce Akira, a 1988 Japanese adult anime science fiction film directed by Katsuhiro Otoma, produced by Ryōhei Suzuki and Shunzō Katō, and written by Otomo and Izo Hashimoto, based on Otomo’s manga of the same name.

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