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Art Now! Speakers' Series: Gerald McMaster with performance by Moe Clark

Performance by Amy Malbeuf at Forest City Gallery

March 13, 2014., Conron Hall, University College 224, Western University

Traditional Ojibwe Men's drumming starts at 6:45pm
Artist Talks begin at 7:00pm

Refreshments provided - Admission is free!

Gerald McMaster, Curator / Artist (Philadelphia), Moe Clark, Spoken Word Poet (Montreal), and Dolleen Manning, Curator/Scholar (Toronto)

Talks, Performance, and Book Launch, in celebration of the May 2013 exhibition, ‘Gashka'oode: Tangled

Presented in partnership with McIntosh Gallery, Western University; Forest City Gallery; and Native Women in the Arts (Toronto).


Gerald McMaster is a Plains Cree from Red Pheasant, Saskatchewan, who, for the past thirty years, has worked as a visual artist, curator, and scholar. He was deputy assistant director for cultural resources at the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, and Curator of Canadian Art at the AGO.

Moe Clark is a Métis spoken word artist who fuses her understanding of performance narrative with traditions of circle singing and spoken word. Following her debut album ‘Circle of She: Story & Song’ (April ’08) she toured Canada, Brazil and Belgium.

Dolleen Manning is an Ojibwe Anishinaabe interdisciplinary artist, scholar, and emerging curator. She curated ‘Gashka’oode: Tangled,’ an exhibition presented by Forest City Gallery and ‘Indigeneity, Art and Philosophy’ and a panel discussion co-presented by Museum London and FCG (2013)


Parking

The Department of Visual Arts will be providing free parking in Lot A - Kent Lot (parking in front of University College).  Guests can enter off of Lambton Drive, and let the parking attendant know the name of the event to be let in free of charge.

Parking map: http://www.uwo.ca/parking/map.html


In addition to the partners this event is also generously sponsored by: Ontario Arts Council, Indigenous Services, First Nations Studies, Department of Women’s Studies and Feminist Research, Dean’s Office of Social Sciences, Joint Fund for Support of Graduate Student Research and Scholarships (Research Western), and the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, Western University.