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Rebecca Belmore to visit UBC Okanagan as Distinguished Indigenous Artist in Residence

Rebecca Belmore, one of Canada’s leading performance and installation artists, will visit UBC Okanagan from March 17 to 21 to share her expertise and experiences with art students. An Indigenous performance and multimedia artist currently based in Vancouver, Belmore has been selected for the first-ever UBC Okanagan Distinguished Indigenous Artist in Residence Program, which will […]

Maxwell Performance 'Crazy for Life' puts spotlight on mental illness

A one-act stage performance by actress and writer Victoria Maxwell at UBC Okanagan next Tuesday afternoon shines a spotlight on dealing with mental illness. Since being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, anxiety and psychosis, Maxwell has become one of North America’s top speakers on the “lived” experience of mental illness and recovery. Maxwell, who has worked […]