The articles presented on this page include works that were written specifically for the ACC/CCA, as well as pieces that were originally published elsewhere and posted here with the author’s permission. The goal in posting these articles is to increase the accessibility of critical writing by Aboriginal artists and curators about Aboriginal art and curation.

For information regarding submissions and having work posted to the site, please see the submissions page.


Brian Jungen: More Than a Curator’s Artist

An Exhibition Review

By Jason Baerg


Rebecca Belmore’s Performance of Photography

By Amber-Dawn Bear Robe


Buffalo Dudes perform at MoCNA, Santa Fe, August 2012

By Gloria Bell


Re-Imagining Indigenous Portraiture:  Will Wilson’s Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange

By Gloria Bell 


Witness: A Symposium on the Woodland School

Edited by Bonnie Devine


Beyond the One-Liner: The Masks of Brian Jungen

[Originally published as “Beyond the One-Liner: The Masks of Brian Jungen”. BorderCrossings #76 2000: 91-3.]

By David Garneau


Bob Boyer and Jeff Thomas

[Originally published as “Bob Boyer and Jeff Thomas”. BorderCrossings #94 2005: 108-9.]

By David Garneau


Dana Claxton’s Sitting Bull and the Moose Jaw Sioux

[Originally published as “Dana Claxton: Sitting Bull and the Moose Jaw Sioux”. Vie des Arts #197 2004: 93.]

By David Garneau


Frank Shebageget: Quantification

[First published as a catalogue essay for Tribe, 2003]

By David Garneau


Kevin Mckenzie | Re-Animator

MacKenzie Art Gallery  July 19, 2006 to September 24, 2006  [Originally published online for GalleriesWest, 2006]

By David Garneau


Scouting Venice 

By David Garneau


The Way Ahead: Surveying the Curatorial Landscape 

by Linda Grussani


Candice Hopkins’ Top Ten

 By Candice Hopkins


Launch a Feast for Scavengers

By Peter Morin


The Malady of the Jingle Dress?

By Karen Pheasant


A new day, a new Director

by Ryan Rice


Aboriginal Words and Art Practices in Quebec Today

By France Trépanier


Paroles et Pratiques Artistiques Autochtones au Québec Aujourd’hui

par France Trépanier


Cosmologies: Anything that Exists has a Beginning 

By Daina Warren