The Transformations Project

TRANSFORMATIONS: what we found

By Keshia Palm / Nightwood Theatre

what we found is part poem, memory, ritual, and reflection.
What was lost,
what was worth saving,
what was let go of, and
what was found instead?
Years from now, a woman answers.

Footage by Keshia Palm featuring loved ones, plants, beings, elements, spirits, art, and life from across Turtle Island and beyond. Deep gratitude to the caretakers, water and land protectors: Songhees, Esquimalt, Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Ktunaxa, including the Kutenai and the Secwepemc, Stoney, Peigan, Siksika, Tsuu T’ina, Blackfoot, Nakawē, Cree, Nakota, Métis, Wendat, Haudenaussaunee, and many Anishinaabek Nations including the Ojibwe, Mississaugas of the Credit, Mohawk, and many many Nations recorded and unrecorded, who have and continue to live, love, resist and thrive. We are honoured to have been your guests.

Commissioned by Nightwood Theatre. Created by Keshia Palm. Edited by Lucia Linares. Voiced by Carolyn Fe. Captions by Amanda Lin.