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The Work of Wind: Land

The Work of Wind: Sea.

Edited by Christine Shaw & Etienne Turpin

English

Ca. 280 pages

16.5 x 22.3 cm

Color & black/white images

Softcover, thread-bound

ISBN 978-3-9818635-9-8

Co-published by K. Verlag in partnership with the University of Toronto

Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga.

 

 

Co-editor


 

Unceded Territories:Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun
by Karen Duffek, Tania Willard, Glen Alteen, Lucy R. Lippard, Michael Turner

 

*Winner 2016 City of Vancovuer Book Award

 

Unceded Territories is a major and timely review of the work of Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun, spanning thirty years of his painterly and polemical practice. It places the artist’s concerns in dialogue with this moment in our shared histories. An artist of Cowichan and Okanagan descent, Yuxweluptun lives and works on unceded Coast Salish territories in Vancouver, British Columbia. He calls himself a history painter, a monumentalist, a modernist. Impassioned in his commitment to advance First Nations rights to the land and effect change, Yuxweluptun fuses art with political action — he “paints freedom and equality”.

This retrospective includes brilliant commentary from Michael Turner, Lucy Lippard, Marcia Crosby, Glenn Alteen, a short-story by Jimmie Durham. In an extensive dialogue, curators Karen Duffek and Tania Willard discuss the meaning of Yuxweluptun’s practice and place it in the context of the First Nations struggle for autonomy, justice, and environmental preservation. In a searing and powerful artist’s statement, Yuxweluptun himself explains the essence of his painting and the forces that drive his artistic and political life.

Published to accompany the exhibition at the University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology this volume includes 65 of Yuxweluptun’s paintings from the last three decades and will be a lasting document of his art and activism.

 

 

C Magazine Issue 136    Site/ation

Guest Editors
BUSH gallery, Peter Morin, and Tania Willard

Editor Kari Cwynar

Designer Raf Rennie

 

Catalogues and Publications

 

 

Unceded Territories: Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun

Co-edited book, Museum of Anthropology Vancouver.

 

 

Custom Made

Catalogue essay for Kamloops Art Gallery.

 

 

unlimited edition

Catalogue essay Aboriginal printmaking exhibition, Kamloops Art Gallery.

 

 

RED Eiteljorg Contemporary Art Fellowship 2013

Catalogue essay on Nicholas Galanin.

 

 

Blizzard 

 

Catalogue Essay, Exhibition produced with grunt gallery.

 

 

Beat Nation

Vancouver Art Gallery touring exhibition gallery guide.