October 9th, 2008: Here and There: Children’s drawings from France and Papua New Guinea
PROJECT OF AN EXHIBITION OF 60 DRAWINGS MADE
BY FRENCH AND PAPUA NEW GUINEAN CHILDREN
Exhibition organized by the Alliance française de Port Moresby, the Kopkop College (Gerehu, Papua New Guinea) and the Ecole Saint-Jean (Strasbourg, France).
National Library, Papua New Guinea
October 13th 2008 – November 21st 2008
Ecole Saint Jean, France
June 16th, 2008: Join us for National Aboriginal Day
Join us in celebration of National Aboriginal Day (June 21)! For more information about the occasion and related events across Canada, visit the official government site.
June 5th, 2008: Season 7 - The New Canoe
Fans of our North West Coast collection should keep an eye the newest season of the New Canoe on A Channel. Focusing on aboriginal artists, there will be two episodes dedicated to the Marston brothers, as well as interviews with Chris Paul, Susan Point, Maynard Johnny Jr. and lessLIE. For listings and other information please see www.thenewcanoe.ca.
May 24th, 2008: Upcoming Exhibitions: cuneiFORM-LINE
Featuring new works by Coast Salish artist lessLIE.
May 24th, 2008: Northern Bark Paintings Show @ Sydney's MCA
Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art is exhibiting its large collection of northern bark paintings in They Are Meditating, on now until August 3. The collection, which includes over 250 works by artists such as Mawalan, Malangi, Nabarrayal, Djawa, Nanyin, Jimmy Ngamjmira, and Yirawala, well represents northern painting during the 1960s through the 1980s. It is not, unfortunately, viewable online, but the catalogue is available from MCA's store: call (+612) 9245 2458 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about it.
May 23rd, 2008: Inspired / Inspiré: French Artists Inspire Papua New Guinea Artists
Inspired / Inspiré, an exhibition of graphic works by PNG artists inspired by French artists, wraps up this weekend at the University of Papua New Guinea's Centre for Melanesian Studies. The show is organized by L'Alliance Française de Port Moresby, a great promoter of contemporary PNG arts in the capital. Under the leadership of Nicolas Garnier, a professor at the university, AFPM organizes cultural events and publishes exhibition catalogues and works by young writers and poets. The organization is currently building a website; when it's ready, we'll post it in our Links section. For information on AFPM events and publications, contact Nicolas at email@example.com or (675) 326 1764.
March 21st, 2008: Marston brothers off to Japan
Leading Coast Salish carvers John and Luke Marston are preparing for two weeks in Japan as visiting artists in the Ome Art Jam in Ome City, and as exhibiting artists at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo. With painters Robert Amos and Jimmy Wright, they will participate in workshops, lectures, and demonstrations. Their work will be shown in the Prince Takamodo Memorial Gallery at the embassy from April 1 to May 15.
March 5th, 2008: Springs Festival of Native Film and Cultural Weekend, March 5-9, 2008
KILLER WHALE AND CROCODILE has been selected from over 350 Native American or indigenous films submitted for consideration this year. While there were many excellent films to choose from for this year's festival, Killerwhale and Crocodile was chosen because it "best represents the beauty and complexity of the Native and aboriginal experience while celebrating Native traditions, culture and heritage most eloquently."
All screenings for the Palm Springs Festival of Native Film and Culture will be held at the Camelot Theatres, Palm Springs' elegant premier motion picture theatre complex.
January 22nd, 2008: Killerwhale and Crocodile Screening at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
January 9th, 2008: Rick Rivet: Inside a Floating World
Congratulations to Rick Rivet, featured in the Spring 2008 issue of Galleries West in an homage article titled In a Floating World.
Alcheringa Gallery presented an exhibition of Rick's work in Fall 2007, titled Images in Matter/Space/Time. Works still available can be viewed in the online catalogue.
Work shown is Mound 17, 2007.
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