date | 20 ProgramsDates 1999
- November 2, 1999 to November 27, 1999
Welcome to the Inflated World of Rain & Mufin is a photographic series which documents the utopian relationship of a lesbian couple. The women in this couple are actual blow-up dolls purchased at a Montreal sex shop.
By Lise Beaudry
- October 16, 1999
Ablakela is a performance work by Dana Claxton produced as a live performance, a live internet telecast and an enhanced audio CD with a CD ROM track. The work was produced in October 1999 as grunt's contribution to the performance festival Live at the End of the Century. Ablakela, the word meaning calm in the Lakota language, employed a large video projection of the artist, live, braiding grass while accompanied by two singers of the Native American Church. The simple, 45 minute work explores Lakota spirituality within a performance art construct.
By Dana Claxton, Johnny Mike, Verdell Primeaux
- October 5, 1999 to October 23, 1999
Still: a photograph. A moment in performance. Still: First Nations people survive. Blatant injustices are not addressed. Still: Indians stand up and claim space. In that space the stories are re-told, re-interpreting what was assumed understood. The space becomes part of the moccasin telegraph: a gathering place, a communal council fire. Grievances are aired. Relations are shown. News of the community is examined, the larger community of Indianess considered...(for full curatorial statement see attached exhibition brochure below)
By Merle Addison
- Curated by Archer Pechawis
- October 1, 1999 to November 6, 1999
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