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Art for Lunch: Wordmark

Are you ravenous for deeper learning about art? Join one of our skilled Gallery Attendants this month for an insightful perspective on Wordmark: A New Chapter Acquisition Project, and then explore the core themes through looking at art together.

The Road Forward (2017)

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Marie Clement’s musical documentary, The Road Forward, explores the history of First Nation’s civil rights battles – from the beginnings of Indian Nationalism in the 1930s to the momentum of First Nation’s activism today – through exquisitely shot musical sequences, featuring some of Canada’s finest vocalists and musicians. The Road Forward is described by the National Film Board of Canada as “a rousing tribute to the fighters for First Nations rights, a soul-resounding historical experience, and a visceral call to action.”

We Can’t Make the Same Mistake Twice (2016)

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Documentary filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin follows the landmark discrimination case filed by the Assembly of First Nations and the Child Family Caring Society of Canada against Indian Affairs and Northern Development Canada in 2007. Obomsawin documents this court challenge, highlighting the inferior child and welfare services available to Indigenous children, and giving voice to the childcare workers at the heart of the battle.

Studio Y: Text and image

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Take a look at contemporary art and the relationship between text and image in the current exhibition, WordMark: A New Chapter Acquisition Project, then create an original zine using various multimedia techniques like blackout poetry and monoprinting.

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