Anishinaabe artist’s works are searing

Canadian Art Junkie

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This is Fringe, one of the most powerful images created by Rebecca Belmore, an Anishinaabe multimedia artist named as a winner of this year’s Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. Belmore’s use of sculpture, performance, photography and video to explore the treatment of Canada’s First Nations people has made her one of the country’s foremost contemporary artists.  (Click image for larger view)

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