Indigenous Art

Queen’s teaching fellow discusses role of urban art in Indigenous communities

Camille Georgeson-Usher thinks a lot about how street art can foster a sense of belonging in Indigenous communities living in colonial urban spaces.Continue...

Storytelling and being heard: Indigenous Poet Billie the Kid discusses storytelling through spoken word poetry

Billie Kearns, Sci ’19, commonly known as Billie the Kid, is a K’ai Taile Dené and Nehiyaw spoken word poet and storyteller.Continue...

'A Mind Spread Out on the Ground' is a stunning meditation on trauma, decolonization, and love

Tuscarora author Alicia Elliott starts her debut book, A Mind Spread Out on the Ground , by comparing depression to colonialism.Continue...

Decolonizing the Agnes Art Centre: in conversation with Emelie Chhangur

In October, Emelie Chhangur became the new director and curator of the Agnes after 17 years as curator at the Art Gallery of York (AGYU). In an interview with The Journal , she discussed how she’s committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity at Queen’s, reimagining the Art Centre’s approach to curation.Continue...

Festival envisions Indigenous resurgence

Attendees at the Ka’tarohkwi Indigenous Arts Festival will see artwork free of restrictions.Continue...

Indigenous artists challenge gallery visitors

An exhibit at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre features contemporary Indigenous artists weaving their voices and identities into the fabric of Queen’s.Continue...

Singer-songwriter Amanda Rheaume finds her roots

Amanda Rheaume hated singing. Now, it’s her strongest connection to the family she never met.Continue...

Hannah Claus’ words that are lasting unveiled at Macdonald Hall

On Friday, the law faculty unveiled artist Hannah Claus’ words that are lasting.Continue...

Law faculty plans Indigenous art space

According to members of the Queen’s Faculty of Law, visitors to John A. Macdonald Hall will be greeted with specially created Indigenous art come next fall.Continue...

Remembering Annie Pootoogook

On Sept. 19, Annie Pootoogook was found dead in the Rideau River, near Ottawa. But while her death is still under investigation, her influence on the world of Inuk art is unmistakeable.Continue...