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NewsURBAN’S MAIN GALLERY WILL BE CLOSED FROM JULY 13 - SEPT 5
Martha Street’s continuing show of DYLAN MINER may be viewed in our AND Gallery until August 7
and OFFICES WILL BE OPEN Tuesday-Friday 12-5pm.
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About Urban Shaman
Urban Shaman is an Aboriginal artist-run centre dedicated to meeting the needs of artists by providing a vehicle for artistic expression in all disciplines and at all levels by taking a leadership role in the cultivation of Indigenous art.
Urban Shaman presents contemporary Indigenous Aboriginal art with integrity while remaining rooted in our diverse Aboriginal cultures.
Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art is a nationally recognized leader in Aboriginal arts programming and one of the foremost venues and voices for Aboriginal art in Canada. Our focus on developing new programming and new ways of presenting it have resulted in increased exposure and the expansion of our activities. Urban Shaman is dedicated to the Aboriginal arts community and arts community at large.
• Committed to serving the needs of emerging, mid-career, and established Aboriginal artists through exhibitions and associated programming, workshops, residencies and curatorial initiatives.
• Dedicated to contributing to art historical and cultural critical discourses on a local, national, and international level.
• Committed to facilitating artistic production, education, and appreciation of contemporary art as an important and empowering tool for Aboriginal peoples.
Admission to the gallery is free.
URBAN’S MAIN GALLERY WILL BE CLOSED FROM JULY 13 - SEPT 5
Presenting in Main Gallery and Marvin Francis Gallery Space
04 Sept - 10 Oct, 2015
In Urban Main Gallery and in the Marvin Francis Media Gallery
PLAY LISTS: From Solitude to Solidarity
Group Exhibition- Available Light Screening Collective
Guest Curator Julie Tucker
Out of the outmoded analogue technology of the mixtape the digital playlist was born in its various forms. In choosing videos for this exhibition, I was imagining the significance of playlists as cultural artifacts and our abilities to produce playlists as a personal and public practice. These lists shared through social networks become culturally binding. For instance, Twitter events are qualified such as the #rounddancerevolution with the 16 Best #IdleNoMore round dance videos.
The videos in this exhibition are documentations of performances from Kent Monkman, Steven Loft and Skookum Sound System. Additionally, I have commissioned playlists for this exhibition with instructions to share music that inspires solidarity. This exhibition is about the ways in which we can organize and share indigenous culture.
12th Annual 50 to 500 Members Exhibition + Sale
November 6 2015
ARTIST CALL FOR ARTWORK
ART DROP OFF DATES FROM OCTOBER 13TH TO 24TH
US is a non-profit arts organization that is dedicated to the Aboriginal arts community and the arts community at large. Through it’s programming, US promotes discourse about contemporary Aboriginal art on local, national, and international levels. Through this discussion, it brings together Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities, knowing that contemporary art is an important and empowering tool for Indigenous peoples. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of artists by providing a vehicle for artistic expression in all disciplines and at all levels by taking a leadership role in the cultivation of Indigenous art.
IF YOU ARE AN ARTIST INTERESTED IN PARTICIPATING….
The Urban Shaman staff is currently planning our 12th Annual 50 to 500 Members Exhibition + Sale, which takes place beginning of November. This event is a yearly exhibition program to show our appreciation for the members of Urban Shaman. This is also an opportunity for the members to demonstrate what our arts community can offer to the general public. In order to sell your artwork, Urban requests you must be in good standing or become a member ($20 for low income, $25.00 for regular member and we have a special $40.00 which includes a US t-shirt. Details on our web site). Pay Pal is available on our website now. Artwork can be priced 50 cents to 500 dollars (thus the name 50 to 500) up to 100% of the profit goes back to the artist.