Richmond art exhibit focuses on Indigenous and Black identities – Richmond News

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Richmond art exhibit focuses on Indigenous and Black identities – Richmond News

by ahnationtalk on July 27, 202043 Views

July 26, 2020

Richmond Art Gallery has re-opened its doors with its first exhibit addressing Indigenous and Black identities.

The exhibition, Labour’s trace, is a duo-artist exhibition highlighting Karin Jones and Amy Malbeuf’s “historical narratives” that shape their identities.

Jones has eight installations featuring metalsmithing artworks, the art of turning metal into jewellery, with each piece referencing restraints from the period of African enslavement in North America.

“The functions of jewelry are artfully contrasted with the intended purposes of objects of restraint to create an unsettling tension in these spare, handcrafted works,” said a media statement.

Meanwhile, Metis artist Malbeuf is showcasing individual traditional Indigenous artworks that “reflect contemporary ideas and concerns.”

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