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IN FRENCH ONLY.
ERUOMA AWASHISH’S ARTIST TALK
TUESDAY AUGUST 26, 2014 AT 5:30 P.M.



Artist talk with Eruoma Awashish who has received her BFA in cross-disciplinary arts and has taken part in numerous exhibitions, both solo and collective, in major museums and galleries throughout the province of Quebec. She has also participated in the Symposium international d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul and more recently, she has collaborated in the making of the documentary film Québékoisie, which has attracted her a lot of attention and an increasing demand for her work from both collectors and institutions.

Tuesday August 26, 2014 at 5 : 30 p.m.

Free entrance. In French only.

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ANAÏS JANIN'S LECTURE
Saturday August 16th 2014 at 1 p.m.

MÉTISSAGE CULTUREL, SYMBOLISME ET SPIRITUALITÉ DANS L'ESTHÉTIQUE D'ERUOMA AWASHISH

Lecture by Anaïs Janin, specialist in Native art, curator of the Nikiwin exhibition and founding member of Artial, an organization dedicated to promoting contemporary Native art.

Saturday August 16th 2014 at 1 p.m.

Free entrance. In French only.

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RELIQUES ET PASSAGES ERUOMA AWASHISH
July 17th to August 30th 2014

The Canadian Guild of Crafts is proud to present, in partnership with the Montreal First Peoples Festival, the most recent solo exhibition by artist Eruoma Awashish, Reliques et passages, which will be held from July 17th to August 30th 2014. The opening will take place on Thursday, July 17th 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For the occasion, the artist will be present to meet and greet the public starting at 3 p.m.

ERUOMA AWASHISH
Eruoma Awashish’s artistic process emphasizes on updating traditional craftsmanship and on merging the ancestral lifestyle with contemporary realities. She enjoys playing with disruptions, duality and transculturation to create hybrid works where identity and memory are of utmost importance. In her solo exhibition Reliques et passages, she works mostly on the themes of rupture and wound and juxtaposes organic material with contemporary media and objects. Eruoma Awashish has received her BFA in cross-disciplinary arts and has taken part in numerous exhibitions, both solo and collective, in major museums and galleries throughout the province of Quebec. She has also participated in the Symposium international d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul and more recently, she has collaborated in the making of the documentary film Québékoisie, which has attracted her a lot of attention and an increasing demand for her work from both collectors and institutions.
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MÉTISSAGE CULTUREL, SYMBOLISME ET SPIRITUALITÉ DANS L'ESTHÉTIQUE D'ERUOMA AWASHISH

Lecture by Anaïs Janin, specialist in Native art, curator of the Nikiwin exhibition and founding member of Artial, an organization dedicated to promoting contemporary Native art.

Saturday August 16th 2014 at 1 p.m.

Free entrance. In French only.

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RELIQUES ET PASSAGES ERUOMA AWASHISH
July 17th to August 30th 2014

The Canadian Guild of Crafts is proud to present, in partnership with the Montreal First Peoples Festival, the most recent solo exhibition by artist Eruoma Awashish, Reliques et passages, which will be held from July 17th to August 30th 2014. The opening will take place on Thursday, July 17th 2014 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For the occasion, the artist will be present to meet and greet the public starting at 3 p.m.

ERUOMA AWASHISH
Eruoma Awashish’s artistic process emphasizes on updating traditional craftsmanship and on merging the ancestral lifestyle with contemporary realities. She enjoys playing with disruptions, duality and transculturation to create hybrid works where identity and memory are of utmost importance. In her solo exhibition Reliques et passages, she works mostly on the themes of rupture and wound and juxtaposes organic material with contemporary media and objects. Eruoma Awashish has received her BFA in cross-disciplinary arts and has taken part in numerous exhibitions, both solo and collective, in major museums and galleries throughout the province of Quebec. She has also participated in the Symposium international d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul and more recently, she has collaborated in the making of the documentary film Québékoisie, which has attracted her a lot of attention and an increasing demand for her work from both collectors and institutions.
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