October 15, 2010

Urban Shaman: Bear Witness and Jackson 2Bears

Urban Shaman invites the community and visitors to attend the opening reception held in the main gallery of Urban Shaman: Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Friday, October 15 from 8:00 p. m. till late. 

Bear Witness and Jackson 2Bears coalesce their distinct practices of DJ culture and VJ artistry into dynamic mixed media presentations of sound art, sculpture and video installation.

Event is free – please join them for bannock, bevies, treats and DJ Beats.

Jackson 2bears is a Kanien’kehaka (Mohawk) multimedia artist based in Victoria, BC. He has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions across Canada and internationally.  
2bears is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Victoria.

Bear Witness is a Cayuga media artist, DJ and film editor based in Ottawa, ON. Bear explores stereotypical representations of Aboriginal people in North American media and popular culture, re-editing these images to create new narratives representing his experiences as an urban Aboriginal artist.

Have a great day.  How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!

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