Eyes of Society: Art, Traditional Knowledge, and the Watchmen of Haida Gwaii: April White, Anja Karisik, Sophie Lavoie, Jim Hart, Gwaai Edenshaw, Jaalen Edenshaw, Gary Landon, Andrew Sookrah, W. David Ward, Robert Bateman
The Eyes of Society exhibit public opening will be held from 5:00 - 7:30 pm on June 15th. At
6:00 pm join us for a special presentation as the artists talk about the vision behind their work.Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited. Both members and non-members must reserve tickets. Cost: $10.00 for Non-Members, Free for Members
Presented by: Mayfair Optic Clinic
Eyes of Society: Art, Traditional Knowledge, and the Watchmen of Haida Gwaii, is a collection of thirty artworks by ten Haida and non-indigenous artists to be featured at the Robert Bateman Centre this summer. Coming from different regional and cultural backgrounds, these artists explore their ‘sense of place’ on the islands of Haida Gwaii through their own artistic traditions. Through art, language and beliefs, they investigate the notion that artists, traditionally, have been the “eyes of society.”
Eyes of Society features the artwork of April White, Anja Karisik, Sophie Lavoie, Jim Hart, Gwaai Edenshaw, Jaalen Edenshaw, Gary Landon, Andrew Sookrah, W. David Ward, and Robert Bateman.The exhibit also features the documentary Eyes of Societyby Joe Crawford and Allison Smith of Braid Films.