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Alanis Obomsawin: Lifework

Alanis Obomsawin: Lifework

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Exhibition Catalog

Ed. by Richard William Hill and Hila Peleg. Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2022. Organized in association with Art Museum at the University of Toronto and Vancouver Art Gallery. Published in association with Prestel Verlag, Munich.

272 pp. 250 col. ills. 32 x 26 cm. Artist's statement also in Abenaki. Hardcover.

ISBN 9783791379234

Published to accompany the exhibition titled, The Children Have to Hear Another Story--Alanis Obomsawin. Publisher's description: A member of the Abenaki Nation and one of Canada’s most respected artists, Alanis Obomsawin is an activist filmmaker and producer at the National Film Board of Canada, where she has worked since 1967. Her documentary cinema is deeply committed to the social justice of Indigenous Peoples, especially the rights of children. This book reflects on Obomsawin’s lifework by bringing together rigorous essayistic investigations with personal anecdote, conversation and storytelling. It includes an interview with the artist, her own writing and etchings, archival material and an array of film stills and photographs.

Subject Headings: Native North American and Inuit Art ; Non-Western in a Western Style ; Western Art -- Canada -- Post-1945 ; Post-1970 -- Video/Film -- Other Non-American Minority ; Women Artists --

Artist(s): Obomsawin, Alanis

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