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#SOBEYARTAWARD: @PrixSobeyAward announces #KapwaniKiwanga 2018 winner @NatGalleryCan Ottawa

Congratulations to Kapwani Kiwanga, the 2018 winner of the Sobey Art Award held at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) this year. Also present were all of the artists who were short-listed – Jeneen Frei Njootli, Joi T. Arcand, Jordan Bennett and Jon Rafman – as ...

PRESENTATION: Speaking in Berlin on commemoration, difficult histories and the work of contemporary Indigenous artists

Recently I arrived back from a research trip in Berlin and Warsaw, part of a cultural exchange course between PhD students from the Technical University in Berlin and Masters and PhD students in Ottawa at Carleton University. While in Canada, the students from Germany, many ...

A JOURNEY: Fossils, Rocks, and Sense of Place

The month of October was spent travelling to significant sites of memory, locations where the movement of time and what we call history is in various ways marked in stone. The journey started at Manitoulin Island on a last minute road trip with Barry Ace. Barry is working on ...

CLIENT OPENING: Tonight at Ottawa’s @OttawaArtG MichaelBelmore & GroupofSeven A. J. Casson exhibit “Confluence and Tributaries”

This beautiful exhibition partners Anishinaabe artist Michael Belmore’s (www.michaelbelmore.com) copper work (Settlement, Landing 1 & 2, Gather, and Watershed No. 1) with the paintings of A.J. Casson, one of the Group of Seven. MICHAEL BELMORE and A.J. CASSON ...

XENOS by @AkramKhanLive premieres @CanadasNAC

Last night I witnessed XENOS, yet another moving performance by British dancer Akram Khan.  The National Arts Centre (NAC) and Akram have a special relationship and history. Akram performed his first solo work at the NAC in 2001 and has since returned to Ottawa 6 more times ...

CONFERENCE: Indigenous artists gather at @agotoronto for #Aabaakwad (It Clears After a Storm)

From Thursday, September 13 – Saturday, September 15 the Aabaakwad Conference will be taking place at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto. Tomorrow evening Rebecca Belmore, Jolene Rickard and Wanda Nanibush open the conference as the keynote speakers. aabaakwad (it ...

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