This publication is produced in conjunction with the solo exhibition I can’t make you those mitts because there is a hole in my heart and my hands hurt and features writing by Olivia Whetung with a forward by Erin Sutherland. To purchase a copy, please select the appropriate shipping option from the drop down menu above.
Designed by Marta Ryczko
Cover printed by Paper Pusher
Body printed by Vide Press
Size: 20.3 x 25.4 x 0.3 cm
Throughout 2018, Artspace is hosting a series of solo exhibitions featuring the work of Indigenous women working in and across various disciplines within the canon of Canadian contemporary art. Each exhibition is accompanied by a publication with writing by an Indigenous woman working in the field of contemporary art and a foreword by curator and scholar Erin Sutherland.
In part, Artspace’s 2018 programming is inspired by a 2001 essay written by Mohawk artist and curator Skawennati titled “5 Suggestions For Better Living,” as well as a 1992 performance/statement from James Luna called “Will You Call Me In ’93.” Both works consider what sustained institutional commitment and support for Indigenous arts professionals by settler-driven arts organizations should look like. Artspace is dedicated to answering these calls to action and is thrilled to offer an exciting year of programming. This publication is the second in a series of five; all publications will be launched at the public openings for their respective exhibitions.
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