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Thursday, January 11, 2018 — 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST

In Sovereign Acts, the artists Rebecca Belmore, Lori Blondeau, Dayna Danger, James Luna, Shelley Niro, Adrian Stimson, and Jeff Thomas, contend with the legacy of colonial representations. Drawing on the depiction of the imaginary Indian–the ahistorical, pre-contact 'primitivism' in popular and mass culture–they recover and construct new ways of performing the complexity of Indigenous cultures for a contemporary art audience. Their work returns to the multi-leveled history of ‘Performing Indian’ to recuperate the erased and objectified performer as an ancestor, an artist, and an Indigenous subject.


Please join us for this thoughtful and timely exhibition.
 

Cost 
Free
Location 
ECH - East Campus Hall
1239
200 University Ave West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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