ᐊᐧᐦᑯᐦᑐᐃᐧᐣ ~ Wahkohtowin ~ Kinship
Dayna Danger, Métis/Saulteaux/Polish Visual Artist, song Calling of the Ancestors
Heather Davis, The Queer Futurity of Plastic
Zoe Todd. Fish, Kin and Hope: Tending to Water Violations in AmiskwaciwâSkahikan and Treaty Six Territory
Moanaroa Te Whata, Ambassador of Aotearoa, 2017
Connor Pion, Dish with One Spoon Treaty Territory, 2017
Nicole Neidhardt, Remembering Futures from the Past, 2017
Heather Campbell, 7th Generation Inuit Community, 2015
See these links to find skilled BIPOC writers writing about what matters, like racism and cultural appropriation:
Chelsea Vowel is âpihtawikosisân
Dr. Adrienne Keene, Native Appropriations
Desmond Cole, Activist & Journalist
Wow. Ageism. That smarts.
Art gallery jobs are rare. To be around art all day, looking at it, hanging it, speaking about it… it’s certainly a dream job next to writing a book and making my own art without the need to sell it to make ends meet. So when the art gallery I applied to called me about an assistant position, I almost fell off my chair in excitement.
The female manager started to ask me questions, general at first, then by about the third or fourth she directly asked me, chuckling, how old I am. I was in disbelief and it was really a reflex when I said “43”. She was evidently shocked as well because she gave a laughing howl and exclaimed “you’re older than me!” Continue reading
Thursday October 13th, 2016 from 5-8pm @MainLine Gallery
3905 St-Laurent Blvd
I will have a fiber sculpture in this fabulous group show!
See some edgy art, have some vino and great conversation!
Over the past six months I’ve created some new works of art as well as developments in my process, leading me to more three-dimensional works, sewing, various fabrics/materials, and sound. The discovery continues…
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This story earned an Honourable Mention at the Quebec Writers’ Federation 2008 awards and was published by Vehicule Press in their anthology: Minority Reports, New English Writing from Quebec, edited by Claude Lalumiere and Elise Moser, 2011. Continue reading
My friend Matt Toews asked me what my message to society is on art? Big question. Required some reflection of course, and this is what I can up with: Continue reading