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Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art

Artists encourage dialogue amid Canada's ongoing crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women. more

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A show at Urban Shaman in Winnipeg offers examples of work being produced by a new generation of Inuit artists who are far more political, mischievous and adventurous than their soapstone-carving forebears. more

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Making art helped George Littlechild deal with his feelings of alienation after he was taken from his home as part of the Sixties Scoop, the subject of a groundbreaking show this month at Urban Shaman in Winnipeg. more

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Barry Ace says he is honouring his Anishinaabe roots when he uses cast-off computer components – like tiny resistors and capacitors – to recreate traditional floral designs. more

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If anyone doubts that galleries are innervated and alive spaces, the recent 20th anniversary show at Urban Shaman should provide more than enough proof. more

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"Raven: On the Colonial Fleet (detail)"

Courtesy of the artist.

Skeena Reece, from Tsimshian territory and of Metis/Cree and Tsimshian/Gitksan descent, studied media arts at Emily Carr University, but found her voice in performance art. more

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"Site Sight"

Photo by Duane Linklater.

Artists Ursula Johnson, Tanya Lukin-Linklater and Julie Nagam exhibit together in Memory Keepers, a project that explores how land and bodies, as well as memory and mapping, interconnect for indigenous women. more

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As the country watched news of the Calgary flood last June, dramatic pictures and reports confirmed that Stride Gallery, one of the city’s oldest artist-run centres, had been caught in the fast-flowing water. more

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One of four curators chosen to create "Close Encounters: The Next 500 Years," Steven Loft, is a writer, curator, and media artist of Mohawk / Jewish descent. more

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INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY INDIGENOUS ART JANUARY 22 TO MAY 11, 2011. more

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The work of Greg Staats overflows with poetic politics — two terms that rarely work well together. more

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Two intriguing shows in Winnipeg this spring have both been initiated, in part, by the presence of printmaker Lynne Allen, a Tamarind master printmaker, Fulbright scholar, and head of the School of Visual Arts at Boston University. more

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