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Mark Igloliorte: sightlines and surfaces

In preparation for several major projects this fall, boundary pushing Vancouver-based painter Mark Igliolorte discusses his ongoing research into the Indigenous origins of the kayak, the beauty in shifting perspectives and collapsing the vast distance between coasts. Through the careful observation of sightlines and surfaces, Igliolorte’s art makes visible the latent Indigeneity of skateboards and kayaks in his ongoing and lived practice that reframes cultural histories and sense of place.

Read full article here : http://iaq.inuitartfoundation.org/29-3-sightlines-and-surfaces/

IMG_2198-CMYK-398x530Mark Igloliorte MyYellow Aquanaut 17’ 7” (View with artist standing on skateboard), 2016, Cut grippe on skateboard deck. Photo courtesy the artist.

Cover image: Temporary Studio, 2016, Aboriginal Gathering Place – Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Photo courtesy the artist.

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