JOIN US ON NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY AT OTTAWA ART GALLERY

June 21, 2019 from 5:30 –  8 pm  |  Public Reception & Artist Talk

Come celebrate Wrapped In Culture and the collaborative exchange between 10 artists from different Indigenous nations across Canada and Australia. Some of the participating Wrapped in Culture artists will be present.

The event will include a public talk about the creation and collaboration.

Free to attend. Refreshments will be served.

OAG is located at 50 Mackenzie King Bridge.

Wrapped in Culture, Installation view, Ottawa Art Gallery, 2019. Image credit: Rosalie Favell.

10 Indigenous Artists.
3 Weeks.
1 Buffalo Robe.
1 Possum Cloak.

Wrapped in Culture is a collaborative project initiated by Rosalie Favell that brought together ten Indigenous artists from Australia and Canada for a three-week art collaboration to create a buffalo robe and a possum skin cloak. Completed in the Fall of 2017 the resulting robe and cloak will be displayed as part of an exhibition opening April 12, 2019 at the new Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG). The exhibition will be curated by Wahsontiio Cross, OAG’s RBC Emerging Indigenous Curator, will reflect the results of this collaborative experience shared in 2017. Also included in the exhibition will be a portrait series of by Rosalie Favell each of the artists in the Buffalo Robe and Possum Cloak. The exhibition will tour Canada and Australia. More info TBA.

ARTISTS:

Sharing experiences and history through material culture

HEADER IMAGE CREDIT: Courtesy of Leah Snyder