Who Discovered the Americas : Recent Work by Jane Ash Poitras

Clark, Janet and Poitras, Jane Ash. Who Discovered the Americas : Recent Work by Jane Ash Poitras. Thunder Bay, Ont.: Thunder Bay Art Gallery, 1992.

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Abstract (English)

Poitras' essay questions notions of colonization and post-colonialism, and links Native spirituality and myth to creativity, artmaking and time. Clark describes the artist's visionary use of collage and personal and cultural history, discussing her relationship to narrative structure, modernist representational strategy, and politics. Biographical notes. 13 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Clark, Janet (Curator); Clark, Janet (Author); Poitras, Jane Ash (Artist); Poitras, Jane Ash (Author); Godwin, Sharon (Prefacer)
Dossier: 410 - POITRAS, JANE ASH
Collation: 36 p. : 18 ill. (15 col.) ; 28 x 22 cm
ISBN: 0920539394
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Thunder Bay, Ont.: Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Artists: Poitras, Jane Ash; Beam, Carl
Critics / Curators / Historians: Clark, Janet
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 27 Mar. - 10 May 1992, Thunder Bay Art Gallery.
Keywords: MODERNISM; NATIVE ART; SHAMANISM; NATIVE SPIRITUALITY; CREE; SWEATLODGE; PEYOTE CHURCH
Deposited by: e-Artexte administrator
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 1993
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2012 15:15
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/4556
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