The First Water Is the Body

Main Gallery
October 9, 2021–January 23, 2022
Curated by Maria Hupfield

The First Water Is the Body takes its title from a poem by Natalie Diaz, published in her book, Postcolonial Love Poem, 2020. A visual complement to Diaz’s text, the work in this exhibition accepts the body as the human form of water and that the fate of water is the fate of all people. Featuring the work of 16 electric and unapologetic makers that belong to and operate in relation with Indigenous communities from across the USA and Canada, these artists work to produce seismic shifts in cultural perspectives that point to reciprocity and viagra delivered one day critical accountability and awaken solidarity with place, lands, and waters.

The exhibition, which includes photography, video, sculpture, ceramics, basketry, beadwork, and textiles, is curated by Maria Hupfield, an artist, educator, and member of the Anishinaabek cialis fast delivery usa Nation from Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario, Canada. A fully illustrated catalogue with an essay by Hupfield accompanies the exhibition. The exhibition and publication are funded in part by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the NJ Council for the Humanities.

Participating artists: Carrie propecia uk no precription Allison, Natalie Ball, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Jewel Cameron, Dr. Mique’l Dangeli & buy levitra professional Nick Dangeli, RYAN! Feddersen, Anita Fields, Shan Goshorn, Shannon Gustafson, Courtney Leonard, Marianne Nicolson, Wendy Red Star, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith & Neal Ambrose-Smith, and Kali Spitzer.

In celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend, the Art Center will open its fall exhibitions on October 9, 1–6 PM. Click here for more information on the day’s events.

Shan Goshorn, This River Runs Red

Shan Goshorn, This River Runs Red, 2018,
Arches watercolor paper splints, printed with puchase propecia online archival inks, acrylic paint, artificial sinew.
Collection of Jody and Mike Wahlig.

Micro Spill by Ryan Feddersen

RYAN! Feddersen, Micro Spill, 2016
Acrylic, cement, and astroturf in a snow globe, 7 x 7 x 11 inches
Courtesy of the artist

Water Prayer Video Still

Sm Loodm Dr. Mique’l Dangeli and Tim-kyo’o’hl Hayats’kw Nick Dangeli
Aks Gyigyiinwaxl Water Prayer, 2016
Video (03:25)
Courtesy of the artists

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