Breaking Borders

Madill, Shirley and Bennett, Gordon. Breaking Borders. St. Norbert, Man.: St. Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre, 1997.

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Abstract (English)

Madill explores the notion of cultural interconnection and hybridity in the work of five Aboriginal artists. She describes how each brings traditions from his or her native background into a contemporary context, attending to site-specificity. Stressing the positive aspects of hybridity, she claims the artists are creating a new, multicultural, international, politics of representation. In his text and paintings, Bennet inscribes the history of colonialism within the history of art, interrupting a complacent sense of “pop” history and popular concepts of identity. Biographical notes. List of works.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Madill, Shirley (Curator); Madill, Shirley (Author); Bennett, Gordon (Artist); Bennett, Gordon (Author)
Dossier: 354 - ST. NORBERT ARTS AND CULTURAL CENTRE (St. Norbert)
Collation: 48 p. : 24 ill. (11 col.) ; 21 x 18 cm
ISBN: 1896699030
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: St. Norbert, Man.: St. Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre
Artists: Bennett, Gordon; Cisneros, Domingo; Fontaine, Lita; Macdonald, Mike; Trejo, Ruben
Critics / Curators / Historians: Berens, Keith; Madill, Shirley
Art Organizations: St. Norbert Arts And Cultural Centre (St. Norbert)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 29 June - 2 Sept. 1997, St. Norbert Arts and Cultural Centre.
Keywords: HYBRID CULTURE; PAINTING; MIXED MEDIA; INSTALLATION; ABORIGINAL CULTURE; ACCULTURATION; MENNONITES
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Date Deposited: 05 May 2003
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2012 17:03
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/15544
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