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New A/CA Artists in Residence at CFMDC and WFG

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We are pleased to announce that, in collaboration with our partner organizations, the Canadian Filmmaker's Distribution Centre (CFMDC) and the Winnipeg Film Group (WFG), A/CA is hosting two new exciting artists in residence. Toronto/New Delhi-based writer and curator Aaditya Aggarwal has just started their work with CFMDC. And Redsun (Sahgothé), a two-spirit Denesuline Nehitho land and water defender, poet, and multimedia creator, has recently begun their residency with WFG. Throughout the following months, each of these artists will be utilizing their respective hosting institutions' audiovisual collections in order to produce new counter-archival projects.

Stay tuned for more details on these artists' residences and the projects they are working on! 

About the Artists:

Aaditya Aggarwal
Aaditya Aggarwal (he/they) is a writer and film curator based in Toronto and New Delhi. Aaditya has contributed writing to outlets like C Magazine, Rungh, POV Magazine, Canadian Art, The New Inquiry, and Ethnic Aisle, and has previously worked at TIFF, Images Festival, Regent Park Film Festival, and Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival.

Redsun (Sahgothé)
Redsun (Sahgothé) (they/them) is a two-spirit Denesuline Nehitho land and water defender, poet & multimedia creator. The beauty of the land, people & spirits inspires the creation of their art. Their work as a two-spirit is deeply ingrained in the land, ceremony, and arts. Their practice is rooted in ancestral knowledge, which is expressed through dreams, visions & the natural way we flow through our bodies.