Nisguya Chu – seth cardinal dodging horse
2020 | 6min
“The first half of the video is footage I shot in 2014 when I was 19, on my family’s land before we moved because of the South West Calgary Ring Road. The second half I shot this summer while driving by our land, which is now the Ring Road’s construction site.”
About the filmmaker
seth cardinal dodging horse is an experimental musician, cultural researcher, and multidisciplinary artist working within performance, printmaking, installation, sound and video. He grew up eating dirt and exploring the forest on his family’s ancestral land on the Tsuu’tina nation. In 2014 he and his family were forcibly removed from their homes and land for the construction of the South West Calgary Ring Road. His work explores his family’s history and experiences of displacement.