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Greed / REsolve

June 27 @ 7:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until June 28, 2017

with Full Circle First Nations Performance

Commerce, greed, and disenfranchisement are key themes in these two paired dance works by Byron Chief-Moon and JP Longboat.


The work is a themed based examination of today’s exploitative stock market and crippling corporate greed. This work is a juxtaposition of Traditional Knowledge and Values that maintain a living harmony with the natural environment and provides dynamic balance through “taking only what is needed”. The actions of corporate and personal greed carry over and compound biospheric destruction effecting the living balance of the planet. This work layers First Nations world views on the dissonance of agency that takes the resources from our territories and poisons the environment around us.


REsolve layers First Nations world views on the dissonance of agency as it addresses issues of de-colonization of self and homeland. Through an awakening of the individual confronting an authoritarian system set on keeping us in a increasingly dependant matrix. Resolve is taking control of your own destiny by exposing the hollow lies from leadership and challenging our present economic slavery and physiological bondage. These are transcendent moments of realization and awakening, where one has no choice but to stand up for freedom, and mobilize the ability to act and (self)determine.

Artistic Collaborators: Byron Chief-Moon, Jerry Longboat, Olivia C. Davies, Luis G Canton Rocher.

At the request of the collaborators: There will be NO late entries allowed for the show, so give yourself extra time to arrive on time.

Scent Reduced:
This event is scent-reduced. Please help us keep this a welcome space for everyone and refrain from wearing scented products while attending QAF events.
Mobility Accessibility:
This event is fully wheelchair accessible.

Click HERE for a full accessibility audit of the space by Radical Access Mapping Project. To learn more about Radical Access Mapping Project, visit their website at radicalaccessiblecommunities.wordpress.com

QAF takes place on the traditional, unceded territory of the Coast Salish people, in particular the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ílwəta? (Tsleil-Waututh) nations. We recognize their sovereignty, as there are no treaties on these lands, and we are dedicated to building a new relationship between our nations based on respect and consent.


June 27
7:00 pm


Performance Centre | Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3 Canada
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(604) 713-1813

Our licensing requires all attendees at our evening shows to carry membership cards in the Pride in Art Society. Memberships are $2 online when you purchase your first ticket, or $1-15 sliding scale at the QAF Box Office at the Roundhouse. Please allow a few extra minutes at your first event to obtain your card.