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CICA and Diagonale Host Maria Hupfield

Date & time
Thursday, March 17, 2022
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

This event is free


#110, 5455 Av. de Gaspé, Montréal

View of the exhibition « Manidoowegin » by Maria Hupfield, Diagonale, 2022 © Mike Patten

“Manidoowegin” with Maria Hupfield 

17 March 2022 - 5:00-6:30 p.m. EST
#110, 5455 Av. de Gaspé, Montréal

A gallery tour and discussion of “Manidoowegin” with artist Maria Hupfield. On show at Diagonale until 19 March 2022. This event will be hosted in English.

To attend: Attendees must wear a procedural face-mask. Capacity limited to 20 people at a time: doors open at 4:45pm and close at 5:00pm, with a live-feed via @cicaconcordia on Instagram.

Maria Hupfield is a 2020-2022 inaugural Borderlands Fellow for her project Breaking Protocol at The Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School and the Center for the Imagination in the Borderlands at Arizona State University, and was awarded the Hnatyshyn Mid-career Award for Outstanding Achievement in Canada 2018. She has exhibited and performed her work through her touring solo exhibition The One Who Keeps On Giving (organized by The Power Plant) 2017-2018, and solo Nine Years Towards the Sun, at the Heard Museum, Phoenix, 2019-2020. Amongst other places, she has also presented her work at the Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, the NOMAM in Zurich, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Galerie de L’UQAM, Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Patel Brown, the New York Smithsonian Museum of the American Indian, the New York Museum of Art and Design, BRIC House Gallery, the Bronx Museum, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Site Santa Fe, and the National Gallery of Canada. She is co-owner of Native Art Department International with her husband artist Jason Lujan. She’s a member of the Anishinaabek People and belongs to Wasauksing First Nation in Ontario. She’s currently an Assistant Professor in Indigenous Performance and Media Art, and a Canadian Research Chair in Transdisciplinary Indigenous Arts, at the University of Toronto in Mississauga (UTM).

Conversations in Contemporary Art is a free event series sponsored by Concordia University's Studio Arts MFA Program. The series provides a unique opportunity to hear artists, designers, critics, writers, educators, and curators share their practice(s) and perspectives.

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