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What the Land Holds

Fri. March 19th 2021 - Wed. June 16th 2021 UVic Legacy Art Gallery Free

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What the Land Holds:

Tuesday – Saturday, 4:30pm – 10:00pm. Legacy Sidewalk Gallery. Curated b...
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Fri. March 19th 2021 - Wed. June 16th 2021 UVic Legacy Art Gallery (All Ages)
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm. Legacy Sidewalk Gallery. Free
Opening: Friday 19th March 2021

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Tuesday – Saturday, 4:30pm – 10:00pm. Legacy Sidewalk Gallery.

Curated by Nicole Achtymichuk (UVic, BSc ’20, Young Canada Works Curatorial Intern)

What the Land Holds is a contemporary video art exhibition that examines the land as integral to Indigenous histories and futures, and as a site of ongoing colonization and alienation. The land holds layers of interpretation that establish places of inclusion and exclusion. The land holds what humans have created, blurring the lines between natural and artificial. The land holds stories and teachings, and returning to these is essential to our continued survival on the land.

This is the inaugural exhibition in Legacy’s new Sidewalk Gallery, a space designed to activate and inspire community collaborations and to make art more accessible to the public.

Image: Amanda Strong and Bracken Hanuse Corlett, Mia’ (still), 2015.

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UVic Legacy Art Gallery
630 Yates St.
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What the Land Holds @ UVic Legacy Art Gallery  Mar 19 2021 - Aug 18th @ UVic Legacy Art Gallery

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