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August 30, 2012

Robert Houle l Shelley Niro l Jordan Bennett


Urban Shaman presents:

A Screening of Robert Houle's Paintings - Shelley Niro
September 6, 7:00 pm
WFG  Cinematheque, 100 Arthur Street
Introduced By Shelley Niro
(English, Salteaux w/ English subtitles)

Robert Houle is an acclaimed Anishinaabe (Ojibwe-Saulteaux) artist and activist on behalf of First Nation peoples.  Shelley Niro is a Mohawk member of the Six Nations Reserve.

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Skull Stories - Jordan Bennet
August 24 - September 29
Urban Shaman’s Marvin Frances Media Gallery
Opening Reception September 7
Artist Talk at 2:00 pm; Artist Reception at 8:00 pm

The work is an interactive sculptural, sound and video installation that explores the idea of tapping into the memories, spirit and history of a once animate creature. 

Jordan Bennett is a multi-disciplinary visual artist of Mi’kmaq decent. 

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M: Stories of Women - Shelley Niro
August 24 - September 29
Urban Shaman’s Main Gallery
Opening Reception September 7
Artist Talk at 2:00 pm; Artist Reception at 8:00 pm

In this series of twelve I will use my image to express emotion, critique and anger at the ongoing reality and depiction of Native people in Canada.

Shelley Niro is known for photographic works that reveal and challenge stereotypical images of First Nations people.

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