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Inside A Crystal Mind


Inside A Crystal Mind
Saturday August 17th 7-10PM
Tickets available here

Samara Contemporary is pleased to present Inside A Crystal Mind, the gallery's first-ever event as part of our curated event programming.

CRYSTAL LIGHT COLLECTIVE (CLC) is a group of five multimedia artists each representing their own energy, creating art and inspiring each other to succeed. CLC strives to spread a vibration of peace, while highlighting the possibilities of an abundant world.

“INSIDE A CRYSTAL MIND” came to be when Samara Contemporary Director/Curator Rafi Ghanaghounian reached out to Crystal Light Collective after seeing one of their live performances. He described his experience as “walking into an artist’s creative mind” giving birth to this special event.

The evening will begin with live installations featuring each CLC member in their own organic interactive display, followed by theatrical performances within their “Floating Crystal Garden.”

Overall, expect a night of original music, movement, film and fashion in an alluring gallery setting. The group is excited to share their creations in a new way including several debut collaborative projections throughout the night.



About the CRYSTALS:

SHAEMARA
Multimedia artist Shaemara’s deep chill sounds make you want to move. Her hypnotic, electro, soul, RnB, show features Shaemara’s music production, organic projections, deep vibrations, fluid movements, ethereal harmonies, and inspiring
vulnerable lyrics. Plus, expect Shaemara’s “Phoenix Ice” sustainable look styled with her handmade “Nubian City” accessories. Overall, Shaemara strives to inspire others to embrace their vulnerabilities & ignite their imagination. (https://www.instagram.com/shaemara_ & https://www.instagram.com/phoenix.ice.collection)

TIGERWING
Tigerwing is Toronto based artist/producer Sarah Kelly. CMJ once described her as "Florence and the Machine's cooler younger sister". Tigerwing highlights include playing festivals like Slut Island, Canadian Music Week and Sled Island. She's also opened for a number of her favorite artists such as Austra, Lust for Youth, and Jessy Lanza.
(https://www.instagram.com/sarahtigerwing)

VICA
Vica is a Philippine-born singer/songwriter/visual artist whose musical influences include Sade, Lauryn Hill, and Erykah Badu. Her music aims to be sensual yet dark, strong yet vulnerable, with rich and sultry vocals that convey love, lust, and pain. (https://www.instagram.com/vica_music)

SOFT HONEY
Soft Honey is a Toronto born Spoken Word Artist. Soft Honey presents their unique understanding of love and loss through poetry layered with deep vocals. The Soft Honey experience, is sweet and just a little salty. Highlights of their performance include readings at Glad Day in the village, VAM exhibition, and local haunts such as Handlebar and The Painted Lady. (https://www.instagram.com/softhoney.poetry)

JANETTE KING
Janette King is a producer, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and DJ based in Montreal. Janette’s unique sound blends together soulful vocals, upbeat production style, and honest lyrics to create a truly captivating listening experience. EP 143 is her most engaging work yet. The collection takes you through the many different sides of love; the pain in losing it, the anxieties and uncertainty of having it, and the excitement in finding it. Told from Janette King’s own experiences, the personal nature of 143 can be heard in the emotive delivery of the tracks and felt within each penetrating beat. (https://www.instagram.com/janette.king/)


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