February 16th – 27th
Mid exhibition celebration – Wednesday, February 21st 4:30pm
Sháman’stut (Shaw-men-tsote) comes from the Squamish language and bears a dual meaning; to rise to the surface and to be able to heal or fix one’s self and others. Rise to the surface references how art comes to be actualized and subject matter explored. To be able to heal or fix one’s self and others speaks to the function art in conveying meaning to viewers and the healing process that happens within the artist in actualizing their work. In broader terms it is the process by which something moves and
Emily Carr University is situated on unceded, traditional and ancestral xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), and səl̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) territories. As the inaugural and annual Indigenous student exhibition at the Great Northern Way campus, Sháman̓stut seeks to reify our relationship to place.
Curators: Nicole Preissl, Lacie Burning, M V Williams, Veronica R Waechter Danes