Ghost Dance: Activism and Resistance in Indigenous Art

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

For those of you travelling to Toronto, make sure to catch Ghost Dance, it is up until the 15th of December. Curated by Steven Loft, featured exhibition artists include: Sonny Assu, Vernon Ah Kee, Scott Benesiinaabandan, Dana Claxton, Cheryl L'Hirondelle, Alan Michelson, Theo Sims, Skawennati, and Jackson 2bears.

Ghost Dance: Activism and Resistance in Indigenous Art: At the Intersection of Events and Artistic Practice Aboriginal Artists Manifest an Aesthetic of Resistance

Ghost Dance: Activism and Resistance in Indigenous Art combines commissioned works, existing works and photographs from the Black Star Collection to examine the role of the artist as activist, as chronicler and as provocateur in the ongoing struggle for Indigenous rights, self determination and sovereignty.