Between March 2012 and June 2013, Gloria Bell worked as the web editor for the ACC/CCA through a generous grant from the Ontario Arts Council’s Aboriginal Arts Projects program. Part of Bell’s position included the creation of new content for the ACC/CCA website. During this time, Bell took the opportunity to interview various artists and curators who presented the work of diverse Aboriginal artists. The interviews that are included below were conducted, produced and posted by Bell for the ACC/CCA. Click on the links below to listen to podcasts and read interviews with ACC/CCA members.

Interview with Christi Belcourt, contributing artist and coordinator for Walking With Our Sisters A Commemorative Art Installation for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women of Canada.

Moccasin Vamps, Florence Moses of Mayo, Yukon

Moccasin Vamps, Florence Moses of Mayo, Yukon

Podcast with Vanessa Dion Fletcher and Jessie Short, curators of EMNOWAANGOSJIG || COMING OUT: The Shifting and Multiple Self, held at the Toronto Free Gallery, June 23, 2012.

Sarah Biscarra-Dilley, artist, Emnowaangosjig//Coming Out: The Shifting and Multiple Self

Sarah Biscarra-Dilley, artist, Emnowaangosjig||Coming Out: The Shifting and Multiple Self

 

Podcast with Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer, curator of 50/50 Fifty Artists / Fifty Years, at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe. Interviewed July 22, 2012.

 

Exhibition Opening, 50/50

Exhibition Opening, 50/50

Podcast with Suzanne Morrissette, curator of Setting: Land, Thunder Bay Art Gallery, April 7th – May 27th, 2012. Interviewed May 22, 2012.

Podcast with Wanda Nanibush, curator of Sovereign Acts, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, Toronto, April 18th – May 27th, 2012. Interviewed May 10, 2012.

Interview with Dr. Claudia Roch, museum assistant for Native American Modernism, Ethnology Museum, Berlin. Interviewed November 11, 2012.

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Podcast and interview with Ellen Taubman, curator of Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 3: Contemporary Native North American Art from the Northeast and the Southeast, Museum of Arts and Design, NYC. Interviewed September 9, 2012.

Carla Hemlock b. 1961 Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Quebec; lives in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Quebec Tribute to the MohawkIronworkers, 2008 Cotton cloth, glass beads, sequins, cotton/nylon threads Courtesy of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC Cat. No. 26/7164

Carla Hemlock
b. 1961 Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Quebec; lives in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory, Quebec
Tribute to the MohawkIronworkers, 2008
Cotton cloth, glass beads, sequins, cotton/nylon threads
Courtesy of the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
Cat. No. 26/7164