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Spring/Summer Art Exhibitions Open: 'Among All These Tundras'

Hosted by the Consul of the Calgary Live Blues Music Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 31 May 18:00 - 22:00

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Spring/Summer Exhibitions Open: 'Among All These Tundras'

You are invited to celebrate our spring/summer exhibitions launch on Friday 31 May, Protected content , all welcome.

'Among All These Tundras'
June Protected content 30
Curators: Heather Igloliorte, Amy Prouty, and Charissa Von Harringa
Artists: asinnajaq, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Carola Grahn, Marja Helander, Kablusiak, Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Joar Nango, Taqralik Partridge, Barry Pottle, Inuuteq Storch, Couzyn Van Heuvelen, Allison Akootchook Warden
Produced and circulated by the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery / Concordia University. Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery Concordia University

‘Among All These Tundras,’ a title taken from the poem ‘My Home is in My Heart’ by famed Sámi writer Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, features contemporary art by Indigenous artists from around the circumpolar world. Together, their works politically and poetically express current Arctic concerns towards land, language, sovereignty, and resurgence. Read more at: Protected content

Supported by: Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage), Initiative for Indigenous Futures. Canada Council for the Arts | Conseil des Arts du Canada Indigenous Future

Celebrating 30 Years of Inuit Video Art'
June Protected content 30, Protected content
Curated by asinnajaq
A project of Isuma in partnership with Vtape.
Vtape IsumaTV

Esker Foundation is pleased to present selected films from the first large-scale tour of Igloolik Inuit video art from the Isuma and Arnait Women’s Video collective, a collection of over 40 works (short films, documentaries, and feature films) from Protected content today. It is the product of a 30-year filmmaking practice rooted in Inuit values of consensus, working together, service to the community, and cultural authenticity. Read more at: Protected content

'Occlusion Field'
6 May–21 July
In the Project Space
Presented in partnership with Untitled Art Society
Untitled Art Society

'Occlusion Field' is a singular moment in time and space made of the stuff of trans defense mechanism: tattoos, liquid gender concepts, and hormonally transforming surfaces that come together to speak to an idiosyncrasy, a gestalt, a whole that transcends its constitutive parts. Read more at: Protected content

29 July–20 October
Upcoming in the Project Space.
Kablusiak Nasogaluak-Carpenter

IMAGE: Marja Helander, 'Birds in the Earth,' Protected content . Video still. Courtesy of the artist."

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