Brunt Issue 4

Publisher grunt gallery
ArtistsCOEGO, HAROLD; SINGH, VICTORIA; DRAGU, MARGARET; O'DONNELL, DARREN; HOULE, TERRACE; FREEMAN, TREVOR; RAMIREZ-FIGUEROA, NAUFUS; SOULIERE, ROLANDE; EDGAR HEAP OF BIRDS; STAATS, GREG; AUDY, HELOISE; FAUBERT, JULIE
Author(s)JEFFRIES, BILL; WILLARD, TANIA; SINGH, VICTORIA; TURNER, MICHAEL; ALTEEN, GLENN; ARCAN, WARREN; REECE, SKEENA; WARREN, DAINA; HUPFIELD, MARIA; LAIWAN; MORIN, PETER
Year Published2008
Month PublishedSeptember
ISBN / ISSN #189532971X
Summary / KeywordsFourth issue of Brunt magazine, produced by grunt artist-run centre. Featuring: - "Harold Coego: If It's Organic, it Must be Molecular" by Bill Jeffries - outsider drawings and the outsider art scene in Vancouver - "Victoria Singh: What Kind of Indian are you...?" by Tania Willard - performative piece "Tipi-Aalayah", June 2007, Hindu and Native American spiritual identities, music drumming and vocals - "Margaret Dragu: Lady Justice's Instant Fame Photo Op" by Victoria Singh - the life/art boundary and the artist's performance work -"Darren O'Donnell: Haircuts by Children" by Michael Turner - a performace co-produced by grunt gallery and PuSh festival: reversing the usual power dyamic to leave adults at the kids' mercy. -"Terence Houle and Trevor Freeman: History Lessons" by Glenn Alteen - performace work "Portage", one native and one Metis artist carry out a canoe portage through downtown Vancouver -"Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa: Tears Melt Like Water" by Warren Arcan - an installation of paper, salt and water exploring emotional and public responses to recent kidnappings and trafficking of children in Guatemala - "Hive Performance: Magnetic North Festival" - photographs of various artists participating in Hive performance: Rebecca Belmore, Cheryl L'Hirondelle, Bobbie Kozniuk, Margaret Dragu, Norma, Archer Pechawis, Paul Wong, Marlene Madison, Skeena Reece -"Rolande Souliere: You Are Cordially Invited" by Skeena Reece - Materiality, sculptural installation of feathers and weaving - "Edgar Heap of Birds: Public Art for the Americas" by Daina Warren - text-based prints responding to the intertwined social histories of indigenous and non-indigenous peoples throughout Canada, the US, and Mexico - "Greg Staats: Auto-mnemonic Six Nations" by Maria Hupfield - uses photography and video to present a portrait of a place where Mohawk memory endures like a rhythmic heartbeat to the land in Southwestern Ontario -"Heloise Audy and Julie Faubert: Threading Language Into Body" by Laiwan - thoughts from women working in the Montreal textile industry are embroidered onto red ribbon and spun together into a massive conical structure -"Empaauk: A Way to See Gratitude" by Peter Morin - an exploration of traditional indigenous storytelling and the work of Empaauk which combines graffiti, beadwork and traditional formline. NATIVE ART; CUBAN ART; DRAWING; INSTALLATION; PERFORMANCE; PUBLIC ART
MediaDrawing, Installation, Performance, Public art
Category100
Hard Copy Location grunt gallery
NotesBrunt Magazine Issue 4. Vancouver, BC: grunt gallery, 2008.