Moving Forward, Never Forgetting: curatorial and artistic responses to the Aggressive Assimilation of Indigenous Peoples in Canada
Moving Forward, Never Forgetting was an exhibition and series of related events held at the Mackenzie Art Gallery in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada (Feb. 28th to April 19th, 2015), co-curated by Indigenous curators David Garneau and Michelle LaVallee. In this public talk, David Garneau will discuss the exhibition, the artists and the art work, curatorial research, community engagement, and other issues with a mind to develop strategies for Indigenous/settler creative conciliation in Canada and Australia.
Biography: David Garneau (Métis) is Associate Professor of Visual Arts at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. His practice includes painting, performance art, video, curation, and critical writing. He is interested in issues of nature and culture, metaphysics and materialism, and in contemporary Indigenous identities and display.
Image: Co-curator of Moving Forward, Never Forgetting David Garneau