June 24, 2024 – Elena Stoodley at the Monsoon Festival

Location: Dickie-Moore Park on Beaumont Ave, Montreal, Quebec H3N 2C9 Date: June 24, 2024 Time: Various artists between noon and 6:00 PM with performance by Elena Stoodley at 3:00 PM

Tickets: Free family event

Co-presented with Brique par brique‘s Monsoon Festival.

Arts in the Margins is proud to present Elena Stoodley as part of Brique par brique’s Monsoon Festival. Join us for this free rain or shine community event with multiple outdoor performances, food booths and workshops in Dickie Moore Park right across from the Brique par brique community centre at 633 ave. Beaumont, Montréal, QC H3N 1V7.

Other performers will include Soma Roy (Kabita – poetry + singing), Kiran (music), Olga Zaric (music), Hardeep (dance), Sheikh md meekail uddin gias (music), Qiz7a (music), Naveen (music), Limbo Contest, Shahista (dance), Rameeze + Sofia (dance) and Applied Archive (DJ).

Elena Stoodley is a singer, author, songwriter and sound designer half of the time, the remaining being spent in community organizing. Born in Tio’tia:ke, Montreal, she often blends her passion for social justice and black liberation with her art practices. She studied Creative Writing and Electroacoustic music and performed her music internationally, including in Cameroon and in the Republic of Congo. She sometimes gives workshops or consults on topics of anti-oppressive work practices and intersectional inclusion. Her most recent sound design work was shown in the plays, The Mountaintop, the Rootless tree, Manman LaMer, Black Out (nominated for oustanding sounddesign for the META’s – Montreal English Theatre Awards). Her most recent work was sound designing for Pipeline by Black Theatre Workshop and M’appelle Mohamed Ali by La Sentinelle and L’amoure looks something like you by Eric Noël. She is currently working on the annual recap Chécké2023 and sound design for a documentary. This Spring of 2023, she will be sound designing the play Diggers, for Black Theatre Workshop and S’enjailler by Stephie Mazunya.