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To refuse/To wait/To sleep and M&A

by (artist) Marilou Lemmens, Richard Ibghy, Melanie Gilligan, Gabrielle Hill & Marianne Nicolson

Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery
Initial publish date
Jan 2017
Criticism & Theory, Canadian
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To refuse/To wait/To sleep and M&A brings together work by Goldin+Senneby, Melanie Gilligan, Gabrielle Hill, Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens, Marianne Nicolson and Raqs Media Collective to investigate belief and prediction in economic models, precarious labour and illicit and marginalized markets.

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Edited by Gabrielle Hill and Sophie McCall, the contributors to this book include leading Indigenous artists and scholars engaged in questions of resurgence, restitution, and decolonization, such as David Garneau (Métis), Adrian Stimson (Siksika/Blackfoot), Skeena Reece (Métis/Cree and Tsimshian/Gitksan), Tanya Willard (Secwepemc), and Peter Morin (Tahltan) working collaboratively with one another as well as with settler artists and scholars from a variety of backgrounds including Ayumi Goto (Japanese Canadian), Leah Decter (Jewish Canadian), and Sandra Semchuk (Ukrainian Canadian).

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Marianne Nicolson (‘Tayagila’ogwa) is an artist of Scottish and Dzawada_’enux_w First Nations descent. Her training encompasses both traditional Kwakwa_ka_’wakw forms and culture and Western European–based art practice. She has completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University of Art and Design (1996), a Masters in Fine Arts (1999), a Masters in Linguistics and Anthropology (2005), and a PhD in Linguistics, Anthropology, and Art History (2013) at the University of Victoria. She has exhibited her artwork locally, nationally, and internationally; has written and published numerous essays and articles; and has participated in multiple speaking engagements. Her practice engages with issues of Aboriginal histories and politics arising from a passionate involvement in cultural revitalization and sustainability. She lives in Victoria, BC.

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