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Finding Critical Mass

Aug 03, 2016
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If art reflects the heart and soul of a culture, what does it mean for Algonquins in Ontario to lack a basic foundation of images, of artifacts, of… history? It’s a virtual void. It’s like we don’t even exist. Except for the odd stone axe or arrowhead, very few Algonquin artifacts remain.

We have effectively been erased (both intentionally and un-intentionally) by early first contact and the subsequent rapid decline of Algonquin populations due to disease, war, forced assimilation, and the theft and colonization/destruction of our traditional lands. Unless we cultivate contemporary Algonquin artists and exhibit their work, future Ontario Algonquin people will look into the mirror and see nothing.

Details

Start:
August 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am
End:
September 3, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
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Organizer

Robin
Phone:
416-531-7374
Email:
robin.tinney@sympatico.ca
Website:
http://www.artgallerybancroft.ca/index.php/shows-events/art-gallery-bancroft-coming-shows

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Status
Public

Venue

10 Flint Avenue_Bancroft
10 Flint Avenue
Bancroft, ON K0L 1C0
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Phone:
613-332-1542