Sq’ewá:lxw First Nation Near Agassiz Granted $40,000 For Light And Sound Exhibition – Abbotsford News

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Jan. 25, 2023

Installation at Syéxw Chó:leqw will explore effects of colonialism

A First Nations community between Agassiz and Hope is one of 14 organizations to benefit from the most recent round of grant funding through Creative B.C. and the B.C. Arts Council.

Creative B.C. announced on Monday, Jan. 23, that the Sq’ewá:lxw (Skawahlook) First Nation was awarded a $40,000 grant for a future interactive light and sound exhibition at the Syéxw Chó:leqw Adventure Park (59389 Lougheed Highway). The money comes from the Interactive Fund partnership, which is designed for “original, creative, interactive digital media and software projects.”

”The Interactive Fund provides artists, non-profit organizations, creators and creative companies with an opportunity to innovate with high-quality digital projects and immersive technologies,” the announcement reads. “Project themes this year span from equity-focused storytelling apps and immersive gallery experiences to virtual reality games and applications.”

Read More: https://www.abbynews.com/local-news/sqewlxw-first-nation-near-agassiz-granted-40000-for-light-and-sound-exhibition/

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