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sat12aug - 11novAll DayCALL TO ACTION #83 - Quest for Truth & Reconciliation(All Day) Categories:Blue Gallery,Exhibitions,Red Gallery

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August 12 (Saturday) - November 11 (Saturday)

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Event Details

This travelling exhibition,  is a creative collaboration of 16 works of art, created by 8 indigenous and 8 non-indigenous artists – inspired to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission‘s Call to Action #83 ” a strategy for Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists to undertake collaborative projects and produce works that contribute to the reconciliation process.” .  The process has resulted in a thought provoking, timely exhibition expressing a roadmap for ‘awi-niigaani-mino-wiiji-inawendiwin’ – ‘going forward together in harmony.’

Participating Artists:

  • Peter Adams,
  • Nathalie Bertin,
  • Jennie Clark,
  • Xavier Fernandes,
  •  Marilyn George ( Nahtwekakatusake, Lakota: Holy Star Woman )
  • Robert Henry ( Sagajiwegiiwegiizhik, Coming from the Sun ),
  • Clayton Samuel King ( Waab Shki Makoons, New Little White Bear )
  • Nancy King    ( Ogimaakwebnes, Chief Lady Bird )
  • Jeanette Luchese
  • Christina Luck
  • Joanna McEwen,
  • Mary Louise Meiers
  • Jon Oelrichs
  • Mercedes Sandy
  • Paul Shilling ( Dazaunggee )
  • Paul Whittman ( Negik, Star Otter )

Meet the artists at the Opening Reception: Saturday August 19, 2017  | 1 – 4 pm (same day as Doors Open Aurora!)

Reveal – Wednedsay September 27, 2017 – 5 to 8:30 pm

How these artists responded to the Calls to Action #83 – the process, their stories and experiences will be revealed.

PLUS!  Participating Call to Action #83 artists will have more art works from their studios on display and sale in the Red Gallery.

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