Celebrate the launch of the Winnipeg Indigenous Triennial, a major contemporary show happening every three years at WAG-Qaumajuq. The inaugural exhibition, Naadohbii: To Draw Water, brings together artwork from Turtle Island, Aotearoa, and Australia, contributing dialogue on water and our changing environment from an Indigenous perspective and with an international scope.
The link to this virtual celebration will be posted here on Friday, August 13, at 7pm CT. Come back to this page then to join the online event!
See the show in person starting August 14, 2021.
On behalf of WAG-Qaumajuq, Dr. Stephen Borys, Director & CEO, and Dr. Ernest Cholakis, Chair of the Board of Governors, invite you!
Welcome by Elder Dr. Mary Courchene and water ceremony by Elder Ivy Canard.
Greetings from the curators Jaimie Isaac, Curator of Indigenous & Contemporary Art, WAG-Qaumajuq; Reuben Friend, Director, and Ioana Gordon-Smith, Curator, Pātaka Art + Museum, Wellington, New Zealand; and Kimberley Moulton, Senior Curator, South Eastern Aboriginal Collections, Museums Victoria, Australia.
With Diane Roussin, WAG Board of Governors; and Kristen Kennedy, Regional Vice President, BMO, presenting sponsor.
Performances by Victoria Redsun, Jenna Wirch.
Lukie Airut, Abraham Anghik Ruben, Christi Belcourt, Rebecca Belmore, Israel Birch, Kevin Brownlee, Elisa Jane (Leecee) Carmichael, Dr. Vicki Couzens, Nici Cumpston, Lindsay Dawn Dobbin, Eshuguriak, Nikau Hindin, Maria Hupfield, Mina Inuktalik, Jeremy Leatinu’u, Ishmael Marika, Marianne Nicolson, William Noah, Onaman Collective (Christi Belcourt and Isaac Murdoch), Jessie Oonark, Annie Oqaituq, Nova Paul, Nelson Takkiruq, Regina Pilawuk Wilson, Rachael Rakena, James Tylor.
Naadohbii: To Draw Water
Thursday, Aug 12 '21
In appreciation of your ongoing support, you’re invited to preview the inaugural Winnipeg Indigenous Triennial exhibition, Naadohbii: To Draw Water, before it opens to the public!
To Draw Water
Aug 14 '21 Feb 5 '22
The first Winnipeg Indigenous Triennial looks at water and our changing environment from an Indigenous perspective and with an international scope.