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January MAP Presentation Series

Fri., Jan. 25, 2019 3:30 p.m. - Sat., Jan. 26, 2019 4:30 p.m.

Location: Education

From Indian to Indigenous: The Indian Pavilion at Expo 67 to Sovereign Indigenous Display Territories

David Garneau, Professor, Department Visual Arts


David Garneau's (Métis) practice includes painting, curation, and critical writing. He recently co-curated, with Kathleen Ash Milby, Transformer: Native Art in Light and Sound, National Museum of the American Indian, New York; Moving Forward, Never Forgetting, with Michelle LaVallee, an exhibition concerning the legacies of Indian Residential Schools, other forms of aggressive assimilation, and (re)conciliation, at the Mackenzie Art Gallery in Regina; and With Secrecy and Despatch, with Tess Allas, an international exhibition about massacres of Indigenous people, and memorialization, for the Campbelltown Art Centre, Sydney, Australia. Garneau has recently given keynote talks in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and throughout Canada. He is part of a five-year, SSHRC funded, curatorial research project, “Creative Conciliation;” and is working on a public art project in Edmonton. His paintings are in numerous public and private collections.

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