Thu-it [Truth]

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Thu-it [Truth] starts with Thu-itstuhw [Telling the Truth]

Immerse yourself in an interactive multi-media visual and sensory experience that takes you through time to learn and experience 150+ years of colonial history and the impacts it has and continues to have on Indigenous communities, families and individuals. Told through the experiences of a group of Quw’utsun’ Elders, participants will reconsider history and the significance of Indigenous world views for our time. 


Thu-it (pronounced Tha eet) debuts for the September 6 through October 6 2022 at the Cowichan Valley Arts Council gallery.


What to Expect:


  • In the Gallery – Travel back through history from this current moment to explore contemporary reconciliation themes, presented through images, audio and video. Open to the public during regular gallery hours STAY TUNED

  • In the Annex – Youth explore current reconciliation themes through visual and digital art. Open to the public during regular gallery hours Sept 22 - Oct 6 STAY TUNED

  • In the Studio – Book a ticket to join a small group 3-hour immersive sound, light and audio experience. You will start with the origin of it all, experience pre-contact village life and compare the triangle (western system) and the circle (Indigenous system). You will travel through 150+ years of colonial history to present. Quw’utsun’ Elders will share their personal stories and cultural teachings through digital media, including historical and current images, audio and video media. A dialogue circle will be held at the end for participants to share and ask questions. Pre-register to attend this experience. - STAY TUNED