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Dana Claxton Postponed

Please note that this talk has been postponed until further notice.

Aboriginal Gathering Place Speaker Series

We are very pleased to present artist Dana Claxton!
Aboriginal Gathering Place Speaker Series
Join us at the AGP on —, 2-4pm.

Born of Lakota Sioux descent, Dana Claxton investigates the ongoing impact of colonialism on Aboriginal cultures in North America, primarily through film, video and photography. Her practice investigates beauty, the body, the socio-political and the spiritual. She has exhibited widely, including at the the Museum of Modern Art, the Walker Art Center and the Sundance Film Festival. Her work is in major collections including those of the National Gallery of Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery and the Canada Council Art Bank, and she has received numerous awards including the VIVA Award from the Doris and Jack Shadbolt Foundation and the Eiteljorg Fellowship from the Eiteljorg Museum. Dana Claxton currently teaches in the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory, University of British Columbia.

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