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posted by Robert DeVet in on oct. 25, 2014 - View profile


L’nuwelti’k (We Are Indian)

Samedi Novembre 15 2014

Venue: Mount St Vincent Art Gallery

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(We Are Indian)
Ursula Johnson in performance 
15 November 2014, 2pm

Using Mi’kmaw basket-weaving techniques learned from her great-grandmother, artist Ursula Johnson will create a new portrait bust for the series "L’nuwelti’k (We Are Indian)". "L’nuwelti’k (We Are Indian)" is an ongoing series of portrait busts that memorialize individuals and explore Indian Registration and Membership Codes. The performance is durational (anywhere from 1 to 4 hours). Audience members are welcome to come in and out at any point and to stay as long as they wish. Johnson may engage with individuals during the course performance however she will not present a formal talk. 

This performance takes place in connection with "Making Otherwise: Craft and Material Fluency in Contemporary Art", on through 30 November atMSVU Art Gallery. The exhibition, curated by Heather Anderson, is organized and circulated by Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, with support from Carleton University, the Ontario Arts Council, and Canada Council for the Arts

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