Exhibition

First Nations Now II: Contemporary Innovations

11 Nov 2017 – 9 Dec 2017

Event times

by appointment

Cost of entry

free

London
England, United Kingdom

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Indigenous Canadian artists, from the Northwest Pacific Coast to the Cree heartland, explore hybridity and autobiography. Traditional art practices and iconography meet remix culture, minimalism, performance art and corporeal narrative, reconstructing personal and shared identities betwixt realities and contemporising traditional stories. Recent serigraphs and historic lithographs by Robert Davidson, Haida; sculptural photography by Meryl McMaster, Plains Cree; digital interventions by Kwakwaka’wakw Sonny Assu; panel and hide paintings by Kwakwaka’wakw Steve Smith; and a 2017 form-line tree drawing by Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, Coast Salish, as well as the place-based collaborative furniture of Pacific Coast artist and designer, Sabina Hill.

Exhibiting artists

Robert Davidson

Meryl McMaster

Sonny Assu

lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun

Steve Smith

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