Skawennati’s art addresses history, the future and change. Her new media projects have been presented across Turtle Island in major exhibitions. Born in Kahnawà:ke Mohawk Territory, Skawennati is Co-Director of Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace, a research network based at Concordia University. In 2015 they launched the Initiative for Indigenous Futures.
The Art Gallery of Alberta respectfully acknowledges that we are located in Treaty 6 Territory, the traditional land of diverse Indigenous Peoples including the Plains Cree, Woodland Cree, Beaver Cree, Nitsitapi/Blackfoot, Métis, Nakota Sioux, Anishinaabe/Saulteaux/Ojibwe and Dene Peoples. We also acknowledge the many Indigenous, Inuit and Métis people who make Alberta their home today.