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      Vancouver Art gallery presents Transit and Returns in Vancouver

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      September 28, 2019 - January 26, 2020


      750 Hornby Street
      Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2H7

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      Vancouver Art gallery presents Transit and Returns

      Transits and Returns presents the work of 21 Indigenous artists whose practices are both rooted in the specificities of their cultures and routed via their travels. These forces of situatedness and mobility work in synergy and in tension with one another, shaping the multiple ways of understanding and being Indigenous today. Within the exhibition, these dual realities are explored through themes of movement, territory, kinship and representation, with many artworks inhabiting multiple categories. The resulting presentation foregrounds the creative sovereignty of each artist to determine their own articulations of the world, while also exploring the resonances between them.

      Featuring artists from local First Nations, as well as those from communities located throughout the Pacific region (ranging from Alutiiq territory in the north to Māori lands in the south, with many mainland and island Nations in between), Transits and Returns traces wide-ranging experiences that are inclusive of both ancestral knowledges and global connections.

      Saturday, September 28th 2019 - Sunday, January 26th 2020

      Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver 

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