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Resurgence: Indigiqueer Identities

Wed, Oct 21 – Sun, Jan 24

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2G3, Canada | MAP

The Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Artpresents the exhibition Resurgence: Indigiqueer Identities, curated by JordanaLuggi – which celebrates the deeply personal and profound work of four emergingartists – and their unique identities and stories as queer Indigenous people,on display October 21, 2020 – January 24, 2021. The featured works from artistsLevi Nelson (Lil’wat First Nation), Jaz Whitford (Secwepemc), Morgan Whitehead(Plains Cree) and Raven John (Coast Salish/Sto:lo) explore the roles they seethemselves playing in their communities today, influenced by their own richexperiences that reflect the diversity of Indigiqueer love and life. Delvinginto themes of Indigiqueer existence, resistance and resilience, Resurgence:Indigiqueer Identities showcases various mediums from large-scale portrait andabstract paintings, traditionally-inspired jewelry, clothing and accessorieswith a twist, and colourful and creative sculptural art. Supported by the BCArts Council, and presented as part of the Chief James Hart Emerging ArtistProgram.

Admission details and information at: billreidgallery.ca