Curating Outstanding Exhibitions of Indigenous Art

6 Tuesdays, beginning October 22, 2019.
 From 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

  1. Oct 22: Introductions
    What does a curator do?
    Lee-Ann Martin biography
  2. Oct 29: Guest Speaker, curator Lee-Ann Martin presents Resilience, The National Billboard Exhibition
  3. Nov 5: Selected works & artist statements
    Indigenous creation stories & worldviews
  4. Nov 12: SakKijajuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut
    Labrador Inuk curator Heather Igloliorte
  5. Nov 19: Connections and Differences
    Abadakone, Continuous Fire
    Arrangements for Touring the National Gallery
  6. Nov 26: Tour of Abadakone/Continuous Fire at the National Gallery of Canada: Contemporary Indigenous Art from around the world

Lecturer: Jane Horner

In this lecture series we’ll discuss the art of curating and view two extraordinary exhibitions of Indigenous art: Resilience, curated by this year’s Governor General Award winner, Lee Ann Martin (Mohawk) and Sakkijâjuk, curated by Labrador Inuk Dr. Heather Igloliorte of Concordia University. Lee-Ann has agreed to present her 2018 exhibition, Resilience, in one class. The last class will be a tour of the upcoming exhibition of global Indigenous art at the National Gallery of Canada, Abadâkone/Continuous Fire.

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