Mi’kmaq Art

Resource Extraction: Meagan Musseau

“My response to the landscape is emotional,” says Meagan Musseau. “I observe and engage with the land and the social environment in which I live.”

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Ursula Johnson: Weaving history

Johnson is concerned that Mi’kmaq baskets will become obsolete, referenced only in archives or glanced at as artifacts on the dusty shelves of art collectors.

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Words of resistance

Johnson and Bennett create a fitting metaphor for the original and ongoing white-washing of Indigenous language and culture in our society at large and artistic culture in Canada.

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Q + A: Jordan Bennett

Visual Arts News was excited to feature the work of artist Jordan Bennett in our Fall 2015 issue. In this online installation of her interview series, Current Conditions & Forecasts, Eryn Foster chats with Bennett about everything ranging from his experiences representing Newfoundland in Venice to his work bringing traditional Indigenous art forms into contemporary art discourse. ERYN FOSTER: You...

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