Heather Igloliorte (Inuit, Nunatsiavut Territory of Labrador) is a Concordia University Research Chair in Indigenous Art History and Community Engagement, and an Assistant Professor of Aboriginal art history at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.
Heather’s teaching and research interests center on Inuit and other Native North American visual and material culture, circumpolar art studies, the global exhibition of Indigenous arts and culture, and issues of colonization, sovereignty, resistance and resilience. Some of her recent publications related to this work include chapters and catalogue essays in Negotiations in a Vacant Lot: Studying the Visual in Canada (2014); Sonny Assu: Longing (2013); Manifestations: New Native Art Criticism (2012); Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation 3 (2012); Curating Difficult Knowledge (2011); Native American Art At Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art (2011); and Inuit Modern (2010). She is also an active independent curator. One of her current projects is the reinstallation of the permanent collection of Inuit art at the Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec. Other recent curatorial projects include aboDIGITAL: The Art of Jordan Bennett (2012), Decolonize Me (Ottawa Art Gallery, 2011 - 2015), and "we were so far away": The Inuit Experience of Residential Schools (Legacy of Hope Foundation, 2009 - ongoing).
It is with great pleasure that articule invites you to the opening reception of the exhibition Silence of Sovereignty by Métis artist Dylan Miner from the United States, following an artist talk at 5:30 PM.
Free entrance and warm ambiance.
articule's gallery is wheelchair accessible, but unfortunately, not its bathroom.