Remembering “Native Love,” an exhibition that confronted the warrior rhetoric surrounding the Oka Crisis through concepts of love, sensuality and care.
Twenty-six years ago, artist Rebecca Belmore prompted Canadians to speak to the land. Now, her newest artwork urges us to listen to it.
“This issue is a love letter to all my fierce and fabulous relations—my NDN baby girls, women or otherwise—who ground their work in kinship teachings.”
It’s about time for the Indigenous art canon to create a space for gender-variant and sexually diverse voices. They’ve been mostly excluded for decades.