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You Want Our Art but Not Our People

You Want Our Art but Not Our People

Dressed in regalia to support their kin at the 2019 Whitney Biennial opening, a group of NDNs experience art-world militarization first-hand

Stories Not Told

Stories Not Told

Let’s honour Annie Pootoogook’s profound work, legacy and life. But let’s also talk about Inuit art as an industry, and who is left out of institutional reconciliation

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

On the opening night of the 2019 Hot Docs film festival, Tasha Hubbard premiered a new documentary on the death (and life) of Colten Boushie

The Vision

The Vision

The unexpected yet clichéd revelation of leaving home, with all the usual small-town angst of needing to get out, was that I found my inherent Inukness the farther away I wandered

Cultivating Collectivity

Cultivating Collectivity

Can art make a case, legally, for Indigenous sovereignty over threatened waters? A Vancouver exhibition looks at the parallels between cultural histories and public protest for a First Nations community in coastal BC

On Diversity and Representation in the Arts

On Diversity and Representation in the Arts

I’m grateful for the opportunities I’ve had as an artist. But more work needs to be done to ensure diverse creative perspectives are heard

Ancestral Threads

Ancestral Threads

Through research I find clues to our centuries-old traditions, connecting stories to markings and pulling the past into the present

Who Is Not Being Heard?

Who Is Not Being Heard?

In their editors’ note for the Spring 2019 issue of Canadian Art, Kablusiak and asinnajaq ᐊᓯᓐᓇᐃᔭᖅ write about making space for Inuit and other circumpolar Indigenous artists

Against the Odds, Calgary’s Art Community Reboots

Against the Odds, Calgary’s Art Community Reboots

New funds and opportunities promise to help artists and arts organizations overcome past challenges—but we’re not there quite yet

The Snails Are Back in Town

The Snails Are Back in Town

Snails are back in the art world—but were they ever really out?

From the Archive

Haunted Houses

Haunted Houses

This year, the SITElines biennial in Santa Fe, New Mexico, explores home and belonging—in a place where distinctions between inside and outside often feel blurred

Experiments in Collective Form

Experiments in Collective Form

Two Toronto artists reflect on performative gestures of protest in the 1990s Harris-era of Conservative provincial politics—a moment that has sharp similarities to our own