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Jen Budney

Jen Budney is a writer and curator, with an MA in Anthropology from Carleton University, and a BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She has an extensive career as a writer and editor, both in Canada and internationally, and was the Artistic Director at Gallery 101, 2001-2003, She is currently the Curator at the Kamloops Art Gallery.

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The Stories Were Not Told

The Stories Were Not Told

Canada’s First World War Internment Camps
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Wordless: The Performance Art of Rebecca Belmore

“Belmore’s work addresses some of the most challenging and urgent issues of our time—injustice, racism, violence, trauma, resilience and, ultimately, hope. Her use of voice is political inasmuch as the subjectivity of an Indigenous woman is inherently political; her work an assertion of presence in the face of society’s efforts to silence and to erase…?‘The role of an artist is a worker, art-making is a job,’ she says… ‘We have the responsibility to carry the past and look towards the future.’”

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Space, Participation and Rejection
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