By Fiona McDonald (University College London)  During the 2013 Sakàhan: International Indigenous Art quinquennial exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada, the complexity of the materiality of many works was explored through a series of interviews with artists who were on site at the gallery to install their works. While many intricate threadsContinue Reading

Museum Pieces: Toward the Indigenization of Canadian Museums Ruth Phillips (2011, Montreal: McGill-Queens’s University Press) Reviewed by Aaron Glass (Bard Graduate Center) “Canada’s collaborative models of museum practice have arisen as organically from its history as the canoe or the snowmobile.” The first sentence of Ruth Phillips’ long-awaited volume ofContinue Reading