‘I’m interested in engaging people’: Rebecca Belmore exhibit opens in Montreal – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 201969 Views

July 15, 2019

The award winning artist Rebecca Belmore has a new exhibition in Montreal.

The Anishinaabe artist from Lac Seul in northern Ontario is presenting “Facing the Monumental at Montreal’s Contemporary Arts Museaum.

“I am the artist, that’s my role within our community,” Belmore told APTN News.

For Belmore, the ongoing violence against Indigenous people must be addressed – and her creations are meant to spark a reaction.

“I’m interested in engaging people emotionally so, I think I try to create work, or create space or place for people to feel something, to be affected by the work,” she said.

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