AFTERNOONS AT THE INSTITUTE | JULIE NAGAM | Collective and Creative Methodologies within the Future of Indigenous Arts
Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 4:00 – 5:30pm
Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art
Concordia University, EV 3.711
1455 De Maisonneuve Boulevard West
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8
Julie Nagam, Manitowapow, Speaking to the Moon, 2017
Julie Nagam is an associate professor at the Faculty of History and the Chair of the History of Indigenous Art in North America, a joint appointment between the University of Winnipeg and the Winnipeg Art Gallery, and Visiting Scholar in the Department of Art History, Concordia University.
In this talk, scholar, curator and artist Dr. Julie Nagam will address how art can be the catalyst to radically transform space and create social change. She will reflect on how Indigenous methodologies have the power to transform artistic institutions and public space, radically pushing the boundaries of Eurocentric masculine concepts of contemporary art and scholarship. These methods adopt a distinct approach, based on collaboration, learning by doing, consultation with community experts, creative intervention, working with an intergenerational focus, mentorship, and listening to stories or voices of different stakeholders and community members.
This talk will be moderated by Charissa von Harringa, doctoral student in the Department of Art History at Concordia University and co-curator of Among All These Tundras presented at the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery.
Presented in collaboration with EAHR/IARG and co-organized with the Afternoons at the Institute Lecture Series of the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art.
The Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institutes for Studies in Canadian Art presents a series of conversations entitled Afternoons at the Institute, now in its sixth season. Bringing established and emerging scholars together, the series focuses on pressing questions and current issues in the research and writing of art histories. The series has been made possible by a generous donation from the Jarislowsky Foundation.
This special Afternoon at the Institute is being held in EV-3.711, of the Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Complex, 1515 Ste-Catherine Street West. Metro Guy-Concordia (map).
Conversation are free and open to the public.