Sunday, August 17, 2014

Dana Claxton - Artists talk at the AGGV

Artist Talk with Dana Claxton | 1040 Moss St. | Thursday, August 21 | 7-8PM
Free admission 5-9pm courtesy of Scotia McLeod

Dana Claxton discusses her LAB installation Indian Candy, which investigates buried histories in the Wild West archive, with specific attention paid to Sitting Bull, who shares her Hunkpapa Lakota Sioux ancestry.

Claxton's work has exhibited widely, including the Museum of Modern Art (NYC), Walker Art Centre, and Sundance Film Festival. She has been an influential teacher at Emily Carr University, University of Regina, Simon Fraser University and University of British Columbia. Her numerous awards include the prestigious VIVA Award and the Eiteljorg Fellowship.

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