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Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art

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

Aug 29, 2017 11:30 AM PREVIEWS

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

Apr 10, 2017 11:59 AM PREVIEWS

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

Jan 27, 2017 3:29 PM PREVIEWS

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

Jul 6, 2016 8:27 PM EXHIBITIONS

"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

May 20, 2015 9:08 PM PREVIEWS

"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

Sep 14, 2014 9:28 PM PREVIEWS

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

Aug 26, 2013 12:00 AM BLOGS & BUZZ

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

Dec 31, 2010 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

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

Dec 31, 2010 12:00 AM PREVIEWS

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

Dec 31, 2009 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

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

Dec 31, 2006 12:00 AM EXHIBITIONS

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