LARGER THAN MEMORY:

CONTEMPORARY ART FROM INDIGENOUS North America

 

HEARD MUSEUM

OPENING SUMMER 2020*

Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art From Indigenous North America will present works by contemporary artists working across the United States and Canada in a variety of mediums and modalities. Opening in May 2020, the exhibition centers around works produced in the 21st century, highlighting the significant contribution Indigenous artists have made and continue to make to broader culture from 2000 to 2020. Indigenous artists from North America present work that addresses critical dialogues taking place globally, engaging with challenging mediums and modes of production, expressing a continuum of their respective cultural heritages while also entering into conversation with and interpreting the canon of art history.

Artists in this exhibition include Nanobah Becker, Nanibah Chacon, Lewis deSoto, Jeffrey Gibson, Elisa Harkins, Brad Kahlhamer, Ian Kuali’i, Cannupa Hanska Luger, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Meryl McMaster, Kent Monkman, Laura Ortman, Mike Patten, Eric-Paul Riege, Cara Romero, Kali Spitzer, C. Maxx Stevens, Jaune Quick-To-See-Smith, Marie Watt and Steven Yazzie.

Co-curated by Diana Pardue, Heard Museum Chief Curator

Image: Tanya Lukin Linklater, Slay All Day, photograph courtesy of the artist

*opening date subject to change due to the on-going COVID-19 crisis. 

© 2023 ERIN JOYCE PROJECTS

Image: Jaune Quick-to-See-Smith "Trade Canoe: Fry Bread" 2018

photograph courtesy of Garth Greenan Gallery