”Take Back The Night has become internationally known as a way to take a stand and speak out against gendered violence, especially sexual violence. We are marching for a safer community, free of harassment, sexual abuse, and assaults. We are reclaiming our right to be free of violence and to walk without fear, any time of day or night,” outline the organizers of the Montreal action.
photography by Thien V.
In Kanehsatà:ke, Mohawk territory, people joined a protest against the ongoing industrial development of oil and gas pipelines, illegally traveling across indigenous territories without free, prior and informed consent. A protest to support environmental justice and to protest the Conservative government’s ongoing push to expand oil and gas corporate developments without meaningful negotiations with indigenous people, or regard toward the long term impacts on the environment.
photography by Thiên v
listen to full Howl live album, a selection of live recordings from three years of concerts at music halls, lofts and cafés across Montréal. a project released in collaboration with CKUT community radio.
Jason Blackbird Selman performing at the Howl live album launch at La Sala Rossa in Montréal. photo by Darren Ell.
listen above to Jason performing Sedgwick Ave. a piece included on Howl live.
photos from the Howl live album launch at La Sala Rossa in Montréal, featuring performances by Sarah Pagé and Robin Best in a harp duet, 1/4 tonne bottleneck a duet performance by Nick Kuepfer and Eric Craven, a solo poetry & trumpet set by Jason Blackbird Selman and duets by Brahja Waldman and Stefan Christoff.
Howl live, a limited edition, hand crafted CD release, features live recordings by cellist Norsola Johnson, harp duets by Sarah Pagé and Robin Best, an ensemble with guitarist Nick Kuepfer, percussionist Eric Craven and cellist Kristina Koropecki. Also music by Les Momies de Palerme, a duet by Brahja Waldman and Stefan Christoff + a solo trumpet, poetry piece by Jason “Blackbird” Selman.
cover art for Howl live album, designed by Kevin Lo at LOKi design.
album features recordings by cellist Norsola Johnson, harp player Sarah Pagé, an ensemble driven by Nick Kuepfer guitar work, a performance by Les momies de Palerme, a duet by Brahja Waldman and Stefan Christoff and a solo trumpet, poetry piece by Jason “Blackbird” Selman.
concert featuring 1/4 tonne bottleneck — Nick Kuepfer (guitar) and Eric Craven (percussion), duets by Brahja Waldman (sax) + Stefan Christoff (piano), Jason “Blackbird” Selman (trumpet poetry) and a harp duet by Sarah Pagé + Robin Best.