This past Winter, Joseph Sánchez’s exhibition, “Niizh Manidoog Giigidowag | The Spirits are Talking,” was presented at Urban Shaman.
Art Gallery of Ontario in Conversation with Michael Belmore on his work in the AGO collection “Edifice” (2019) and “Breadth”(2014).
Robert Houle’s provocative work, “Aboriginal Title”, featured in current hanging of works from the Art Gallery of Hamiliton’s permanent collection.
“Early Days: Indigenous Art at the McMichael” looks at the institution’s collection of Indigenous art including Robert Houle & Norval Morrisseau.
“Arthur Shilling: The Legend” ran from October 9 – 25, 1986 at KRG. To accompany the exhibition a publication was produced.
Last week, CBC Indigenous correspondent Jessica Deer interviewed Barry Ace on his newest exhibition –mazinigwaaso / to bead something Barry Ace: Bandolier Bags as Cultural Conduit – on now at Concordia University’s FOFA Gallery until December 12 . From the CBC: It marks Ace’s first solo exhibition in Montreal, and features 14 works based on bandolier […]
They look to the past but also imply a future moment where an individual may step into the work to inhabit the space as an activating presence. The designer Fluevog “Swordfish” footwear was gifted to Ace by Anishinaabe artist Michael Belmore. This exchange, along with the decision to alter contemporary shoes, “demonstrates cultural continuity and a resistance to cultural stasis or erasure,” Ace shared. Nigik Makizinan – Otter Moccasins leaves an indelible imprint on the present.