Activist Art: Aboriginal longing and loss

Canadian Art Junkie

Nadia Myre Scar ProjectThe award of this year’s Sobey Art Award to Aboriginal artist Nadia Myre underscores the country’s rising respect for First Nations activist art, a powerful multidisciplinary genre that reflects injustices experienced by Canada’s Indigenous people. (Above: From Myre’s Scar Project, selected for both the 2011 Montréal Biennale and 2012 Sydney Bienniale)

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