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Agenda / February 09–February 25, 2021
Editors' Pick

Thirza Jean Cuthand: Reclamations

Still from Thirza Cuthand is an Indian Within the Meaning of the Indian Act, 2017. Image courtesy the artist. Thirza Jean Cuthand, Thirza Cuthand is an Indian Within the Meaning of the Indian Act (still), 2017. Digital video. Image courtesy the artist.
Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery, Dawson College

4011 de Maisonneuve Blvd West

Westmount, Quebec


February 09–February 25, 2021


Rhonda Meier

This screening series gathers selected experimental video work created over two decades by Thirza Jean Cuthand. With brutal honesty, she examines the humour and pathos in her life, as well as the effects of colonization, racism, sexism, ageism, issues of mental health, and environmental degradation.

Editors' Comment

Over the span of three evenings in February, Warren G. Flowers Art Gallery presents eight short films created by multi-disciplinary artist, Thirza Jean Cuthand. The videos from each screening are exhibited online and are available for 48 hours after, so you can’t miss it. Beautifully curated, the series highlights the span of Cuthand’s artistic career that spans over two decades.

Following the screening on February 23rd, Cuthand will present her work and answer questions. A Zoom link will be available on the website. —Adrienne Huard, editor-at-large