“From Smoke to Cyber Signals” – Grand Opening at the Canadian Language Museum

January 11, 2018 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Glendon Campus, York University
2275 Bayview Ave
North York, ON M4N 3M6

Please note that Nadine St-Louis’ presentation will now take place in room YH A300.

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Until January 26, the Canadian Language Museum, located in the Glendon Gallery in Glendon Hall, presents From Smoke to Cyber Signal, paintings and sculptures by abenaki artist Carmen Hathaway.

An opening event will take place on Thursday the 11th of January from 3:30-5pm at the Gallery. Faculty, staff and students are all invited to attend.

Accompanying this exhibit, Nadine St-Louis, indigenous entrepreneur of mi’kmaq and acadian heritage, will give a presentation on January the 26th, from 1:30-3pm in room YH A300. Nadine St-Louis is the founder and Executive Director of Sacred Fire Productions, which promotes indigenous art and artists through the productions of cultural projects and events that raise public awareness, break stereotypes and foster cross-cultural dialogue for the inclusion and advancement of Indigenous artists in urban centers.

This presentation will be followed by a closing event at the Gallery from 4-6pm.

These events are part of the project “Indigenous Art as a Sign of Resilience and as Means for Reconciliation”, which is made possible by funding received from the Office of the Provost through the Indigeneity in Teaching & Learning Fund.