– Peterborough, ON – Host Nations Conversation: This Land, Ontario Wednesday, November 2, 2016 2:15 to 5:15pm – Host Nations Conversation, Showplace 5:15 to 6:15pm – Reception with catering by Grandfather’s Kitchen, Showplace 6:15 to 8:15pm – Indigenous Showcase curated by Patti Shaughnessy, Market Hall Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance (IPAA) in collaboration with the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective / Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA), CAPACOA and Ontario Presents invite you to […]

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Brief: The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective in partnership with Indigenous Visual Culture at OCAD University, Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance and Muskrat Magazine are holding a regional round table and panel discussions as part of their “This Land, Ontario” project. With presentations by Susan Blight, Sage Paul and the ACC-CCA recently hired Executive Director, Clayton Windatt including a community forum to explore our collective futures. ROOM 284, 100 MCCAUL ST. Sunday, October […]

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PRESS RELEASE: October 11, 2016 The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective /Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC/CCA) is pleased to announce the hiring of our new Executive Director, Clayton Windatt. Windatt recently served for a year as our Interim Director following four years of service as a Board member He is a Métis arts administrator currently working as an in dependent curator. Clayton holds a BA in Fine Art from Nipissing University and […]

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The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective has an upcoming National Gathering, Kwä̀n Mày Dáyè DàátthʼI (Sit by the fire with us) taking place in Whitehorse, September 28th -30th and we need your help to make it a success. This will be the 7th National Gathering that ACC-CCA has conducted and the first ACC-CCA Online Fundraiser ever! We are raising funds towards the costs of travel, hotels and presentation fees for more than […]

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Media Release For immediate dissemination Feb 29, 2016To honour the traditions of cultures that move on the land, the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective – Collectif des commissaires autochtones (ACC-CCA) is centering the 2016 national gathering around a Northern fire. Kwä̀n Mày Dáyè Dàátthʼi (Sit by the fire with us – Ensemble autour du feu)will take place on the traditional Territory of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council in Whitehorse, […]

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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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Aboriginal Curatorial Collective -10 yrs Please click on the image of the t-shirts to purchase on the tee springs campaign page. Celebrating 10 years of Indigenous creativity! Support the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective and activate Indigenous creative sovereignty. Formed in 2006 by a small group of Indigenous curators and artists, the ACC is a national arts service organization that promotes and advocates on behalf of Indigenous curators and artists. All sales […]

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Hello,  You are invited to the following event: ABORIGINAL CURATORIAL COLLECTIVECELEBRATION AND 2015 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Event to be held at the following time, date, and location: Sunday, 20 September 2015 from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT) Art Gallery of Ontario 317 Dundas Street West Toronto, ON M5T 1G4 Canada View Map Attend Event Share this event: Image credit: Maria Hupfield’s Artist Guided Tour, performed at the McCord Museum Montréal, Iakwé:iahre Colloquium October 2014’. Photo taken […]

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(Le français suit.) Celebrating 10 years of Indigenous creativity! Support the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective and activate Indigenous creative sovereignty. Formed in 2006 by a small group of Indigenous curators and artists, the ACC is a national arts service organization that promotes and advocates on behalf of Indigenous curators and artists. All sales from this t-shirt campaign will fund future programming: many new projects and initiatives are on the horizon in […]

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