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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  Le Français suit   ACC Fundraising Concert and Silent Auction The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective presents a night of music, art, and fun. The event is in support of the ACC Micro-mentorship Program, connecting emerging aboriginal curators with established mentors across Canada. The event will take place at Gallery 101, 51 Young Street, Suite B, Ottawa. 7pm. $10. Cash bar. Featuring a live art auction with works graciously donated by […]

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(le Français suit) Indigenous Curatorial Residency at aceartinc. With the very generous support of the Winnipeg Foundation and in partnership with the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective, aceartinc. has created an Indigenous Curator Residency. The purpose of this project is to better support indigenous curators’ and artists’ work and disseminate their practices to our city’s artists, thinkers, and public via aceartinc.’s gallery and digital platforms. We want to make our Artist-Run Centre […]

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Version Française ACC Welcomes New National Coordinator Mylène Guay The directors of the board of the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective are pleased to announce the hiring of Mylène Guay as the new National Coordinator. Mylène Guay is of Abenaki descent. She obtained her Bachelor of History, specializing in Communications, at the University of Québec à Montréal. She has worked in various artistic, cultural, and social organizations for the past ten years. […]

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  The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective wishes to congratulate board co-chair Nadia Myre, on winning the 2014 Sobey Art Award.  Myre is a member of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation. For over a decade, her multi-disciplinary practice has been inspired by participant involvement as well as recurring themes of identity, language, longing and loss. Myre was nominated for the award in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Myre was presented the award at the […]

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(le Français suit) The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective would like to thank all the participants of the 2014 colloquium in Montréal. Attendees from New Brunswick to the Yukon gathered in La Belle Provence between October 16-18, 2014 for two very successful days of panels and discussions on the creation of a living archive of Aboriginal art at Concordia University. Thursday night’s opening ceremonies began at the McCord museum, with the unveiling […]

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(Le Français suit) The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective’s Annual General Meeting was held at Concordia University Friday October 17th 2014. It was decided that the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective’s French translation should change from la Collectif des Conservateurs autochtones to la Collectif des Commissaires autochtones, to provide a translation that is more true to our members. Two board members completed their second three-year term and will no longer be a part of […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ACC/CCA NOTICE of AGM, Oct 17, 2014 *Please note: AGM documents will be available in French on the day of the meeting. The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/Collectif des Conservateurs Autochtone will be holding our Annual General Meeting on Friday, October 17 from 12-1:10pm in Montreal at Concordia University, EV 1.605. We look forward to seeing you! ACC Nov 2013 AGM Minutes ACC/CCA AGM Agenda October 17, 2014 12:00pm – 1:10pm 1. […]

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Click here to become a member of the ACC Membership to the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective is open to emerging and established aboriginal curators and art professionals. More information can be found in our Bylaws and our Objects. Questions concerning membership can be directed to the National Coordinator: coordinator@acc-cca.com Veuillez cliquer ici pour devenir membre du CCA Adhésion au Collectif des Conservateurs autochtones (CCA) est ouverte aux conservateurs, commissaires et professionnels des […]

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Inscrivez-Vous/ Register Now English Text follows Iakwé:iahre [se remémorer] Du 16 au 18 octobre 2014 Université Concordia, Montréal C’est le temps de vous inscrire! Obtenez une réduction sur vos droits d’inscription en vous inscrivant en ligne avant le 30 septembre. Le Colloque Iakwé:iahre est présenté par le Collectif des Conservateurs autochtones / Aboriginal Curatorial Collective (CCA / ACC) sur le territoire traditionnel des Kanien’kehá:ka . L’accent sera mis sur une démarche active et collaborative de remémoration telle qu’appliquée au concept […]

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  le Français suit  Applications can be sent to:/ Veuillez envoyer vos propositions à : directoracc@gmail.com iakwé:iahre [we remember] COLLOQUIUM ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS October 16 – 18 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 […]

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Our bi-weekly newsletter features important information including: * News and updates from our membership * Invitations to events* Employment Opportunities* and lots of other important information pertaining to the Aboriginal arts community in Canada. Notre bulletin electronique bihebdomadaire y compris des informations importants incluant : * les invitations aux événements * les offres d’emplois * et beaucoup d’autres informations pertinentes aux communautés canadiennes d’art autochtone.   [mailchimpsf_form]

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Mark Axhorn is a visual artist, curator, and administrator. He is currently at The Banff Centre as the Aboriginal Visual Arts Administration work-study. Born and raised in Edmonton, he has recently moved back to Alberta having spent the previous five years in Nova Scotia. He holds a BA in Anthropology from St. Francis Xavier University. Mark is working predominantly in ceramic-based sculpture, which focuses on personal and cultural false memories, urban […]

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