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Agenda / April 13–June 23, 2019

David Campion and Sandra Shields: Grand Theft Terra Firma

David Campion and Sandra Shields, Survey Party, 2016. Inkjet print on vinyl, metal electrical conduit, aluminum.
Art Gallery of Peterborough

250 Crescent Street

Peterborough, Ontario


April 13–June 23, 2019


Laura Schneider

“Grand Theft Terra Firma” tackles settler responsibility head-on. Campion and Shields disrupt the celebratory mythology of nation building by reframing the settlement of Canada as a complex heist masterminded by criminals and played out on the ground by a gang of greedy thieves.