Dana Claxton

Dana Claxton

Fringing the Cube

Book - 2018
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"Known for her expansive multidisciplinary approach to art making Vancouver-based Dana Claxton, who is Hunkpapa Lakota (Sioux), has investigated notions of Indigenous identity, beauty, gender and the body, as well as broader social and political issues through a practice which encompasses photography, film, video and performance. Rooted in contemporary art strategies, her practice critiques the representations of Indigenous people that circulate in art, literature and popular culture in general. In doing so, Claxton regularly combines Lakota traditions with "Western" influences, using a powerful and emotive "mix, meld and mash" approach to address the oppressive legacies of colonialism and to articulate Indigenous world views, histories and spirituality. This timely catalogue will be the first monograph to examine the full breadth and scope of Claxton's practice."--
Publisher: Vancouver :, Figure.1 ;, Vancouver Art Gallery,, 2018
ISBN: 9781773270500
9781927656402
Branch Call Number: 709.71 CLA 2018
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations
Alternative Title: Fringing the cube

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