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Iskootāo

Kent Monkman, Kent Monkman and Gisèle Gordon

2010, 05:41 minutes, colour, English

TAPECODE 672.10

Documentation of performance, 2010.
Nuit Blanche, Toronto.

Iskootāo is the Cree word for fire but also means "woman's heart." In a live performance with sound and light, 650-tonne billion-year-old chunk of the Canadian shield is transformed into the pulsing heart of Mother Earth by Kent Monkman's infamous alter-ego Miss Chief Eagle Testickle.

Steps away from the third most expensive retail space in North America, Miss Chief takes us back to the core. Every heartbeat penetrates deep into the lands of the Mississauga, Seneca, Wendat, Cayuga...

Special Thanks To: Gerald McMaster, Graeme Rivers of Christie Lites, Richard van Steenburgh of ShowPro, Robert Barbosa of Salon Escape, Juan Baquero, Greg Brown, Michael Awad and Carson Pechawis.

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