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Expert Series: Artist Rebecca Belmore in Conversation with Wanda Nanibush

March 30, 6:15 pm7:45 pm

In-person

Lubar Auditorium

Hear from the Toronto-based artist Rebecca Belmore as she talks about her work in Native America: In Translation with Wanda Nanibush, curator of Indigenous art at the Art Gallery of Ontario. The event will open with a performance by opera singer Jennifer Stevens, of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, and a reception will follow.

This drop-in experience is included with Museum admission and free for Members. Come prepared for your visit by reserving tickets at the door or online.

 

About the Experts

A member of the Lac Seul First Nation (Anishinaabe), Rebecca Belmore is an internationally recognized multidisciplinary artist. Rooted in the political and social realities of Indigenous communities, Belmore’s works make evocative connections between bodies, land, and language. Solo exhibitions include Rebecca Belmore: Facing the Monumental, Art Gallery of Ontario (2018); Rebecca Belmore: Kwe, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery (2014); The Named and The Unnamed, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, (2002).

Wanda Nanibush is an Anishinaabe-kwe curator, image and word warrior, and community organizer from Beausoleil First Nation, in Georgian Bay. Based in Toronto, Nanibush is the inaugural curator of Indigenous Art and co-lead of the Indigenous + Canadian Art Department at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Nanibush curated Rebecca Belmore: Facing the Monumental at AGO in 2018.

 

Sponsored by:
Midwest Art History Society
Milwaukee Art Museum’s Contemporary Art Society
Milwaukee Art Museum’s Photography Council

Image: Rebecca Belmore (Lac Seul First Nation, b. 1960), matriarch (detail), from the series nindinawemaganidog (all of my relations), 2018. Inkjet print, photograph by Henri Robideau. Courtesy of the artist

Location: 700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202