Shame And Prejudice: A Story Of Resilience
Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Vancouver, BC - May 8 – Oct 12
This touring exhibition features paintings, installations and sculptures by internationally acclaimed Cree artist Kent Monkman, together with historical objects borrowed from public and private collections across Canada. Starring Monkman’s “gender-fluid, time-travelling” alter ego Miss Chief Eagle Testickle, the show challenges, subverts and rewrites 150 years of colonial history. One of Monkman’s dazzling and disruptive strategies is to insert Indigenous figures into well-known 19th-century paintings.