Ame Henderson is an artist of settler ancestry raised on Nuu-chah-nulth territory on the west coast of Vancouver Island and now living and working in so-called Toronto which stands upon territory of the Dish With One Spoon Covenant, an agreement made amongst Indigenous nations to share and protect the land and waterways around the great lakes. With a practice that spans publication, performance and exhibition, her work activates dance and choreography to propose experiential modes of being together. Her collaborations and co-authored projects enfold a diverse assembly of people and organizations and have been created and shared across Canada and abroad. With the Toronto collective Public Recordings she created over a dozen works including /Dance/Songs/ (2006), relay (2010) and what we are saying (2013); performance encyclopaedia (2013) a performance in the shape of a book with Evan Webber; The Most Together We’ve Ever Been (2009) and Out of Season (2015) with Matija Ferlin; and, Room with Sticks (2013) with the choreographer Tedd Robinson and musician Charles Quevillon. As artist in residence at The Art Gallery of Ontario, Henderson staged rehearsal/performance (2014), a series of public performances that investigated that institution’s forgotten history of live work. She created three full length ensemble works for Toronto Dance Theatre exploring the relationship between movement and sounding: voyager (2014) in collaboration with the songwriter Jennifer Castle, Noisy (2017) with musicians Robin Dann and Matt Smith and RING (2019) with composer Sarah Davachi. Ame is nourished in longstanding creative relationship with the choreographers Matija Ferlin and Katie Ward, visual artist Aleesa Cohene and writer and performance maker Evan Webber.