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The Entangled Gaze: Indigenous and European Views of Each Other

Left image: Haida, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Sea Captain Figure, c. 1840. Right image: Paul Kane. Death of Omoxesisisany or Big Snake, 1858 c - 1859.

Left image: Haida, Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia. Sea Captain Figure, c. 1840. Argillite, ivory, 46.8 x 13.5 x 8 cm. Purchased with Funds from the Estate of Mary Eileen Ash, 2008. Image © 2017 Art Gallery of Ontario 2008/43

Right image: Paul Kane. Death of Omoxesisisany or Big Snake, 1858 c - 1859. Embossed chromo lithograph on paper, 17.2 x 46.1 cm. Gift of Robert Hunter, 2006. © 2017 Art Gallery of Ontario 2006/29

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The Entangled Gaze: Indigenous and European Views of Each Other

October 19 & 20, 2017, 9 am - 5 pm

The Entangled Gaze is a two-day conference addressing the ways Indigenous and European artists have represented each other in historical and contemporary art. This event will convene an interdisciplinary group of researchers, museum professionals, artists and Indigenous community members from North America and Europe, to explore post-contact Indigenous histories as they have been expressed through Indigenous art and visual culture.

With presentations by artists Barry Ace, Rosalie Favell, Kent Monkman, Lisa Myers, Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie, Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, curators Jisgang Nika Collison, Gerald McMaster, Wanda Nanibush, Nii O. Quarcoopome, scholars Anna Brus, Markus Lindner, and more.

More information about the conference and speakers can be found at The Entangled Gaze website.

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Full conference schedule:

All events take place at Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario unless noted otherwise

Wednesday October 18 – Opening Reception

6 pm - Opening reception featuring storyteller Drew Hayden Taylor at PROVO Food Bar, 308 Dundas Street West

Thursday October 19 – Day 1

9 am - Coffee
9:30 am - Elder Garry Sault, Invocation. Welcome by Sara Diamond, President, OCAD University and Wanda Nanibush, Curator, Indigenous Art, Art Gallery of Ontario.
10 am - Kent Monkman, The Four Continents
10:30 am - Gerald McMaster & Kaitlin McCormick, Introduction
11 am - Anna Brus, Obstinate Objects - Native American Art as Seen by Julius Lips
11:30 am - Nii O. Quarcoopome, Representation/Re-Presentation - Five Centuries of Changing African Depictions of the European ‘Other’
12 pm - Barry Ace and Rosalie Favell in conversation, Every. Now. Then - Reframing Nationhood
12:45 pm - Lunch
1:45 pm - Justine Kohleal & Tak Pham, Virtual Indigenous Platform for Global Indigenous Initiatives
2:15 pm - Jonathan King, Beyond the Glazing - Aboriginal Artists Behind Glass No More
2:45 pm - Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, Stitching our Knowledge with Miqqutiit and Kakpiit
3:15 pm - Break
3:30 pm - Monika Siebert, Pocahontas Looks Back
4 pm - Wanda Nanibush, Closing Remarks
4:30 pm - End
6 pm - raise a flag - works from the Indigenous Art Collection (2000–2015) T our the exhibition with curator Ryan Rice at Onsite Gallery, OCADU, 199 Richmond Street West

Friday October 20 – Day 2

9 am - Coffee
9:30 am - Elder Jan Longboat, Story
10 am -  Rick Hill, Two-row Wampum
10:30 am - Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie, Visualizing Reciprocity
11 am - Break
11:30 am - Christopher T. Green, [House] Post Modern - Tlingit Responses to the ‘Modern’ Revival
11:45 am - Embassy of Imagination Artists’ Talk
12:15 pm - Bonnie Devine and Lisa Myers in conversation, Every. Now. Then - Reframing Nationhood
12:45 pm - Lunch
1:45 pm - Jisgang Nika Collison, and Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse, Gud Gii AanaaGung - Look at One Another
2:15 pm - Rainer Hatoum, Revisiting Boas - Exploring Issues of the ‘Entangled Gaze’ on the Basis of His Field Notes
2:45 pm - Candace S. Greene, Friends/Enemies; Partners/Competitors
3:15 pm - Break
3:30 pm - Nicole Perry, German Cultural Appropriations of Indigeneity - ‘Indianer,’ Winnetou, and Indigenous Intervention
4 pm - Markus Lindner, Buffalo Bill’s ‘Indians’ Gaze Back - Europe and Europeans in Arthur Amiotte’s Collages
4:30 pm - Gerald McMaster, Jan Longboat, Closing Remarks
6 pm - ImagineNATIVE Art Crawl, 199 Richmond Street West

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