- April 21, 2009 to June 6, 2009
"Native graffiti art, Indigenized iPods@, Inuit break dancing, Indigenous language hip hop and video, Indian bling and urban wear: the roots of hip hop culture and music have been transformed by Indigenous vultures and identities into new forms of visual culture and music that echo the realities of Aboriginal people. Beat Nation is about music, it's about art, and it's about the spirit of us as Indigenous peoples and cultures." - Tania Willard
By Bracken Hanuse Corlett, Corey Bulpitt, Enpaauk Andrew Dexel, Kevin Burton, Madeskimo, Morgan, Nicholas Galanin, Shadae, Sonny Assu
- Curated by Skeena Reece, Tania Willard
artist | 3 ProgramsArtists Bracken Hanuse Corlett
- September 5, 2013 to October 12, 2013
A multimedia exhibition with work by artists Bracken Hanuse Corlette and Csetkwe Fortier. The artists turn our attention toward the stcuwin (salmon) as a traditional food source via process and connection. The decline of cultural harvest due to disease, climate change and overfishing has left both animal and human in a struggle to survive; the exhibition investigates this topic with new works in painting, drawing, sculpture and digital media. The artists acknowledge an active and ongoing mentorship with artist, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, throughout the creation of this exhibition. Bracken describes the relationship as multifaceted. “He has given us invaluable tips and tricks that have helped our technical process in painting and we have had good talks about concept, form, Indian politics and life, art world dealings, and the history of Indigenous art on the coast and in the Interior [of British Columbia].
By Bracken Hanuse Corlett, Csetkwe Fortier
- January 21, 2016 to April 27, 2019
Spark: Fireside Artist Talks is an informal lunchtime artist talk series hosted by grunt gallery in the Native Education College’s longhouse on the third Thursday of each month. Featuring emerging Indigenous artists with diverse practices ranging from animation to street art, spoken word to sculpture. Bring a bag lunch or grab some home cookin’ from the NEC’s canteen and join in the conversation by the fire as we talk about what inspires artists to make work.
By Alanna Edwards, Amanda Strong, Anchi Lin, Anne Riley, Bracken Hanuse Corlett, Chandra Melting Tallow, Cole Pauls, Dusty Hagerüd, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Hans Winkler, JB the First Lady, Jeane Riley, Kali Spitzer, Krystle Coughlin, Lacie Burning, Larissa Healey, Levi Nelson, Madelaine McCallum, Mark Igloliorte, Meagan Musseau, Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo, Raven John, Rodrigo Hernandez-Gomez, Sarah Shamash, T’uy’t’tanat Cease Wyss, Vi Levitt, Whess Harman
- Curated by Alanna Edwards, Amanda Strong, Kylie Joe, Maize Longboat, Whess Harman