Contemporary Native art has a lot to say and may look different than you would expect! The artworks and artists are increasingly featured in the mass media in a constructive way and we explore some of their fascinating truths. To begin, we clarify some of the most common questions around Indigenous Contemporary Art with Lindsay Nixon, Editor-at-large of the Canadian Art Magazine. Discovering the various types of Indigenous people, artists and cultures can be a real feat. It is fascinating to explore the similarities and differences between Canadian Contemporary artists. We had the chance to meet filmmaker and visual artist Caroline Monnet, who explains her own identity struggles and how it is reflected in her artwork, presented during the Biennale autochnone d’art contemporain, aka BACA. At one of their venues, The Guild, we sat with Rhéal Lanthier, founder of the BACA exhibition.
Invité(es) : Caroline Monnet, Filmmaker & Visual Artist Rheal Olivier Lanthier, Founder and director of the BACA Lindsay Nixon, Editor-at-Large at Canadian Art Magazine
Proposed and hosted by Anne Janody, this is the first edition of ART Impact. Each of the six episodes features a relevant topic of the art world and includes a related specialist, artist, and organization. Showcasing the evolving culture of our society in an easy to follow format, the show examines the interrelated impact that each entity can have in a captivating way. Genuine, unique and inspiring, ART Impact presents a 360° perspective of important topics with a host who is animated and approachable. For its first series, you can expect to see a unique episode on the following themes - street art & murals, Illustrator to fine artist, visual FX, philanthropy in the arts, haute couture and contemporary Native art. Focused on visuals arts, all of the featured artists are professionals who make a living with their artwork. Organizations featured include the MMFA, McCord Museum, MURAL, Atomic Fiction, Syn Studio and the BACA.
Anne is an ardent Montrealer, lover of the arts and well-traveled curious individual. Growing up in a vibrant cultural environment, she practiced dance, drawing, and piano. Studying business at HEC, graduating with a BBA and MSc, she did a significant project on cultural nonprofits. Anne volunteers in various arts organizations including the YPC of the MMFA. To engage her creative side, she established a brand/blog (Jano Lapin) where she reveals her enthusiasm for the art world she frequents.