Curated artwork and Discussion: A Colonial Contagion

November 25, 2011 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street

Donation requested. An overview of the context of the Indigenous arts of the Americas, to exemplify the similarities amongst colonial, capitalist, imperial, neo-liberal strategies, that have acted as a type of “disease” amongst our communities. Some of the artists/activists works presented; Terrance Houle, Rebecca Belmore, Robert Houle, Edgar Heap of Birds, Alfred YoungMan, Joanne Cardinal Schubert, Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, James Luna, Guillermo Gomez Pena, Diego Rivera, Jacques Louis David, John Gast, Thomas Cole and Edward Curtis.
Presentations will be followed with a recorded discussion begging the questions: What is the dream? What is the action? Past successes, present needs and future strategies. Presenters / Facilitation-Tannis Nielsen and Zainab Amadahy

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