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#callresponse Walkthrough and Opening Reception with Nishnaabekweg Negamond

 Laakkuluk Williamson-Bathory,  Timiga nunalu, sikulu  (My body, the land and the ice), 2016. Photo: Jamie Griffiths.

Laakkuluk Williamson-Bathory, Timiga nunalu, sikulu (My body, the land and the ice), 2016. Photo: Jamie Griffiths.

Friday, March 23, 6 - 8 PM
6:00 - 8:30 PM: Opening Reception
6:00 - 6:30 PM: Curatorial Walkthrough

Please RSVP to projectspace@efanyc.org.


Join visiting artists and co-organizers of #callresponse promptly at 6:00 PM for a walkthrough of the exhibition, followed by the opening reception. Nishnaabekweg Negamond is an Anishinaabe women’s handdrumming group that meets regularly in Brooklyn NY.

PARTICIPANTS

Tarah Hogue is a curator and writer of Métis and Dutch Canadian ancestry. She is the inaugural Senior Curatorial Fellow, Indigenous Art at the Vancouver Art Gallery and was the 2016 Audain Aboriginal Curatorial Fellow at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Hogue was curator in residence with grunt gallery between 2014-2017, and has curated exhibitions at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Or Gallery, and SFU Gallery.

Maria Hupfield is martin clan, Anishinaabe and a member of Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario, based in Brooklyn NY. Her solo traveling exhibition The One Who Keeps on Giving premiered at The Power Plant in 2017 and was featured in Art in America. She is the first Indigenous Artist Resident at ISCP 2018, has performed and exhibited at Site Santa Fe Biennale 2016 and is a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptures Award. She is a member of Social Health Performance Club and co-owns Native Art Department International with artist Jason Lujan.

Tania Willard is from the Secwe̓pemc Nation, Interior British Columbia. She works within the shifting ideas of contemporary and traditional as it relates to Indigenous cultural arts and production. Her curatorial projects include Beat Nation: Art Hip Hop and Aboriginal Culture, The Vancouver Art Gallery with Kathleen Ritter, Unceded Territories: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun at the Museum of Anthropology with Karen Duffek, Nanitch: Historical BC photography, and Landmarks2017/Repéres2017. Her art practice centres around BUSH gallery, a site of land-based experimental and conceptual Indigenous art futurity.

Nishnaabekwewag Negamonid is a three-member Anishinaabe women’s hand drumming group based in Brooklyn, NY. They are committed to language and cultural revitalization, using song to disrupt colonial spaces and speak to prior, persisting Indigenous presences. The group was born as part of an Anti-Columbus Day action in the American Museum of Natural History in 2016 and 2017.

This event takes place in conjunction with #callresponse (March 23 - May 5, 2018).