Billboard : Media Art Matriarchs
In collaboration : #callresponse + Listen, Witness, Transmit
Billboard Design : Megan Currie X-ing Design's
When : June 12 - July 31, 2018
Where : AKA Artist Run + Paved Arts - 424 20th St West
Presenters : AKA Artist-Run, PAVED Arts, + Wanuskewin Gallery
Media Art Matriarchs is a collective naming and feminist citation of Indigenous women-identified artists and trailblazers within film, video, audio, and new media. This billboard is a gesture of respect to honor a generation of women who led by example and whose work we are indebted to. On the occasion of the Saskatoon presentation of #callresponse, a touring exhibition with responsive programming, and the Listen, Witness, Transmit gathering (SK) organized by the National Indigenous Media Arts Coalition (NIMAC.)
This billboard project is co-presented by AKA artist-run, PAVED Arts and Wanuskewin Gallery, and is on view at 424 20th St West, Saskatoon, SK from June 13 to July 31, 2018. Media Art Matriarchs is part of #callresponse (link to site), on view at AKA artist-run and Wanuskewin Galleries, circulated by Grunt Gallery and organized by Tarah Hogue, Maria Hupfield, and Tania Willard.