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Title Reservation X / edited by Gerald McMaster.

Published Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Press ; Hull, Quebec : Canadian Museum of Civilization, [1998]
©1998

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  704.0397 RESE    AVAILABLE
Physical description 164 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 28 cm
Notes Essays based on an exhibition originally held in the First People's Hall of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, curated by Gerald McMaster.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Art and Community / George F. MacDonald -- The Centrality of Place / W. Richard West -- Community as Context / Bruce Bernstein -- Acknowledgments / Gerald McMaster -- The Essays. Living on Reservation X / Gerald McMaster. The Meaning of Life / Paul Chaat Smith. Let X = Audience / Charlotte Townsend-Gault. Lost O'Keeffes/Modern Primitives: The Culture of Native American Art / Nancy Marie Mithlo -- Mary Longman: strata and routes. There Is No Fixed Address for Reservation X / Gerald McMaster -- Nora Naranjo-Morse: gia's song. On an Ordinary Day / Nancy Marie Mithlo -- Marianne Nicolson: House of origin. Maintaining Identity in the Modern World / Gerald McMaster -- Shelley Niro: Honey moccasin. Home Alone / Paul Chaat Smith -- Jolene Rickard: Corn blue room. Unplugging the Hologram / Paul Chaat Smith -- Mateo Romero: Painted caves. Conspiracy Theory / Nancy Marie Mithlo -- C. Maxx Stevens: If these walls could talk. Environments That Tell Stories / Gerald McMaster.
Summary What is this place that Canadians call the reserve, Americans call the reservation, and many call "the rez"? For most contemporary aboriginal people, this negotiated space is, was, or will be home. In Reservation X, seven artists and four writers explore the rich connections among person, society, and place. Gerald McMaster, Nancy Marie Mithlo, Paul Chaat Smith, and Charlotte Townsend-Gault contribute essays on community and identity that range from art theory to pop culture, from historical analysis to anecdote; they also contribute profiles of the artists. Harry Foster provides photographs of the artists installations, and the artists themselves comment on their lives, their art, and their communities.
Other author McMaster, Gerald, 1953-
Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Subject Indian art -- North America -- Exhibitions.
Indians of North America -- Ethnic identity.
Installations (Art) -- North America -- Exhibitions.
Variant Title Subtitle on cover: Power of place in aboriginal contemporary art.
ISBN 0295977752