Skawennati Tomorrow People

Date(s): Feb 4th 2017

Exhibition

Skawennati, 2016

Official event of Montreal’s 375th anniversary
Satellite exhibition of festival Art Souterrain 2017

Presented in collaboration with the Society of the Celebrations of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary and benefits from the financial contribution of Ville de Montréal, Gouvernement du Québec and Great Montrealers.

The exhibition Tomorrow People launches a year of programming dedicated to Indigenous artists from the range of nations across the land now known as Canada. In recognition of over 20 years of engagement in our organization, OBORO’s Artistic Committee invited Skawennati, a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) artist originating from Kahnawà:ke, to launch the year.

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Skawennati, 2016

Skawennati makes art that addresses history, the future, and change. Her pioneering new media projects have been widely presented across Turtle Island in major exhibitions such as Now? NOW! at Denver’s Biennial of the Americas; and Looking Forward (L’Avenir) at the Montreal Biennale. She has been honoured to win imagineNative’s 2009 Best New Media Award as well as a 2011 Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship. Her work in is included in both public and private collections.

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Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

Tomorrow People, Skawennati – Photos : Josée Brouillard 2017

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