GUEST ARTISTS: Charles Campbell, Cathi Charles Wherry, Krystal Cook, Bradley Dick, Farheen HaQ PROGRAM: Offerings/Offrandes OPENING: Friday, January 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. ARTIST TALK: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 3:30 p.m. RUNS: January 15–February 20, 2016 LOCATION: Open Space, 510 Fort Street, 2nd floor ADMISSION: By donation The holiday season is behind us for another year.  Some of us loved it; others recoiled at its many pressures.  Did you feel that there just too many presents? […]

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CALL FOR INDIGENOUS CURATORIAL PROPOSALS_FR extended_CALL FOR INDIGENOUS CURATORIAL PROPOSALS – final CALL FOR INDIGENOUS CURATORIAL PROPOSALS APPEL DE PROPOSITIONS DE COMMISSARIAT AUTOCHTONE On the occasion of the 2016 Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/Collectif des commissaires autochtones National Gathering, the ACC/CCA and the Yukon Arts Centre (YAC) invite First Nations, Inuit and Métis curators to submit curatorial proposals for an exhibition at the Yukon Art Centre Public Gallery in Whitehorse, from September […]

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Mentorship: Roles and Responsibilities   Le mentorat : rôles et responsabilités This panel will explore the roles and responsibilities of mentors and mentees, considering best practices that help to bridge generation gaps between Indigenous curators in a path toward the creation of an inclusive, Indigenized, and decolonized Indigenous art history. Panelists may consider how best to create opportunities for emerging Aboriginal artists and curators within the art world, from the perspective […]

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Indigenous Art Institutions in Québec Les institutions d’art autochtone au Québec The invited speakers on this panel present a portrait of active artistic presence, not only in Québec cultural institutions, but also in their communities and beyond. They will discuss their experiences from the perspective of the living archives, and testify to the various dynamics and strategies of the contemporary Indigenous artist in Québec. PANELISTS: Sonia Robertson, André Dudemaine, Teharihulen […]

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From the Barricades: The Impact and Influence of the Mohawk Crisis in First Nations Art Des barricades : l’impact et l’influence de la crise Mohawk sur la pratique artistique des Premières Nations The Kanehsatà:ke and Kahnawake standoff against the town of Oka and the Sûreté du Québec became a pivotal moment in the histories of Montréal, Québec and Canada, as well as for First Nations artists throughout the country. These […]

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Iakwé:iahre [we remember] October 16 – 18, 2014 Iakwé:iahre [se remémorer] Du 16 au 18 octobre 2014 The Iakwé:iahre Colloquium is presented by the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des Conservateurs autochtones on the traditional territory of the Kanien’ke:haka. It focuses on an active and collaborative act of remembering as applied to the contemporary idea of an archive from an Indigenous perspective. “We remember” in culturally specific ways of knowing based […]

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It is with regret, the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC/CCA) announces the departure of Mylène Guay as our Executive Director. Although news of her departure is only now being made public, the ACC/CCA Board of Directors has been aware of her intentions for the past month, and has been working with her to develop a plan for succession. During her time as Executive Director, Guay worked […]

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On Sunday, September 20th, the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones conducted a full-day event at the Art Gallery of Ontario. These included a welcoming ceremony with Anishinaabe Elder Pauline Shirt, Talking Circle, Honouring the ACC Founders Ceremony, Food and Gathering hosted by AGO artist-in-residence Lisa Myers, which included her “shore lunch cart”. We also had our much-anticipated Annual General Meeting followed by a tour of the Canadian […]

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