Topic: insurgence resurgence

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Jordan Bennett's bright murals are massive homages to Mi'kmaq history

Look closer, and you'll see that the elements of the artist's seemingly abstract paintings are tiny stitches in the style of traditional porcupine quillwork.

Meet the artists and curators from the groundbreaking Indigenous art show Insurgence/Resurgence

Insurgence/Resurgence is one of Canada's largest exhibits of Indigenous art ever — and it's reclaiming space for a community often shut out of the art world.
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With these 'fashion shoots,' Ursula Johnson is smashing stereotypical images of Indigenous women

"Nobody thinks about [these stereotypes] because it's the Indigenous body who has been pushed aside."
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In concrete and copper, Caroline Monnet pays tribute to Indigenous resilience

Her sculptural installation "Shield" includes a series of 11 concrete bodies encircling a copper pipe — unbreakable.
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Artist Casey Koyczan collected driftwood from the Red River to pay tribute to victims of violence

The massive installation 'Gone but not forgotten' shows the interconnectedness of trauma in Indigenous communities.
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Tanya Lukin Linklater's art explores what it means to be 'treaty people'

Her video installation at the Winnipeg Art Gallery asks both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to think about what a treaty really means.
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With droplets of water and ink, Inuit artist Heather Campbell calls for justice for Indigenous women

Campbell's painting digs into the story of the Muskrat Falls hydroelectric dam and violence against Indigenous women and girls.
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Tiffany Shaw-Collinge transcends generations using her great-grandmother's moccasin patterns

This Métis artist uses historical family designs to inspire contemporary work.
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In huge neon, Joi Arcand is rewriting everyday signs — in Cree

For Arcand, the written Cree language is not only imbued with cultural significance — it's an aesthetically beautiful form all unto itself.
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Scott Benesiinaabandan wants you to feel the sound of the Anishinaabe language

Would you recognize Anishinaabe if you overheard it being spoken on the bus?
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What do Indigenous mythologies and Biblical creation stories have in common?

Kenneth Lavallee's mural at the Winnipeg Art Gallery depicts the "Great Flood" as part of the gallery's largest exhibition of contemporary Indigenous art ever.
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How Dee Barsy pays homage to her four grandmothers in a single painting

The artist explores the interconnectedness of family at the Winnipeg Art Gallery’s Insurgence/Resurgence exhibit.