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Facing the Monumental: Rebecca Belmore and Wanda Nanibush in conversation

Thu, Nov 15/18 – 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Main Hall, 1 Spadina Crescent

This lecture is part of the Master of Visual Studies Proseminar series. It is open to the public and registration is not required.


Hear from the artist and curator about working on the exhibition Facing the Monumental. They will discuss the role and relevance of art in today’s political climate.

Rebecca Belmore is an Anishinaabe-kwe multi-disciplinary artist from Upsala Ontarioand a member of Lac Seul First Nation. Belmore has been awarded two honorary Phd’s, a Governor Generals award in the Visual Arts, and the Gershon Iskowitz Prize. She represented Canada in the 2005 Venice Bienale and was a featured artist in Documenta 2017. 

Wanda Nanibush is an Anishinaabe-kwe curator, image and word warrior, and community organizer from Beausoleil First Nation. Currently she is the inaugural curator of Indigenous art and co-head of the Indigenous + Canadian art dept at the AGO.