- CUAG Downtown
Instagram Live with Nalakwsis and Alexandra Kahsenni:io Nahwegahbow
April 12, 2023
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Nalakwsis, “When the Stars Speak” (2022), digital drawing and text on vinyl adhesive. Courtesy of the artist.
Nalakwsis and Alex drop in on "Soup's Adventures" on @CUArtGallery
Join a live chat with Drawing on our History artist Nalakwsis and guest curator Alexandra Kahsenni:io Nahwegahbow on CUAG’s Instagram (@CUArtGallery).
They’ll be talking about Nalakwsis’s digital drawing series Soup’s Adventures, inspired by Eeyou intellectual traditions and the storied land and sky-scapes of Eeyou Istchee. They’ll also discuss beading practices and their work together on the exhibition.
Nalakwsis (they/them) is an Eeyou illustrator, beadwork artist, photographer and writer. Nalakwsis is inspired by their Eeyou culture, history and stories.
Alexandra Kahsenni:io Nahwegahbow (she/her) is Anishinaabe and Kanien’kehá:ka, and a member of Whitefish River First Nation, with maternal roots in Kahnawake Mohawk Territory. She is Associate Curator of Historical Indigenous Art at the National Gallery of Canada.