26 NOV- 6 DEC
2020

PIONEERING

THE

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Wanda Nanibush

Wanda Nanibush is Curator of Indigenous Art at Art Gallery of Ontario. She holds a Master in Visual Arts from the University of Toronto, where she has taught graduate courses. Along with her curatorial work, she was an Aboriginal Arts Officer at the Ontario Arts Council, Executive Director of ANDPVA and strategic planning for CCA. Hailed by New York Times as ‘one of the most powerful voices for Indigenous culture in the North American art world’, she has curated Karoo Ashevak (2019), Rebecca Belmore Facing the Monumental (2018), Js McLean for Indigenous & Canadian Art (2018), Rita Letendre, Fire & Light (2017), and Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971—1989 (2016). As the author of ‘Violence No More: The Rise of Indigenous Women’, Nanibush has published widely in various other magazines, books and journals. Wanda Nanibush is an Anishinaabe-kwe image and word warrior, curator and community organizer from Beausoleil First Nation.