Tanya Lukin Linklater – CV

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Tanya Lukin Linklater
b. 1976, Kodiak, Alaska, USA
Lives and works in North Bay, Ontario, Canada

Education

  • 2015– PhD (in progress), Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
  • 2001–03 MEd, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 1994–98 BA Honours, Stanford University, Stanford, USA

Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions and Performances

  • 2021 Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
    Ojibwe Cultural Foundation, Manitoulin Island, Canada
  • 2020 This moment an endurance to the end forever, Trinity Square Video, Toronto, Canada
  • 2018 Slay All Day, ma ma gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 Tanya Lukin Linklater: The Harvest Sturdies and A Girl, Vitrine Project, Union Gallery, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
    Tanya Lukin Linklater: Sun Force, open rehearsals and performance, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    How we mark land and how land marks us, LandMarks2017, Thousand Islands National Park, and Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
    The Harvest Sturdies, All My Relations Arts, Minneapolis, USA
    A Few Similar Things: Tanya Lukin Linklater and Celia Perrin Sidarous, Truck Gallery, Calgary, Canada
  • 2016 the the, performance for Turn Out, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
    A Parallel Excavation, with Duane Linklater, curated by Ociciwan Collective, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Neither Nor, State of Flux Project Room, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Canada
  • 2013 unspoken-ness, W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Canada
  • 2012 unspoken-ness, Alaska Native Arts Foundation Gallery, Anchorage, USA

Selected Collaborative Exhibitions and Performances

  • 2019 ...and other such stories, in collaboration with Tiffany Shaw-Collinge, Chicago Architecture Biennial, Chicago, USA
  • 2017 Determined by the river, in collaboration with Duane Linklater, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
    Beshaabiiganan (Lines), in collaboration with Darlene Naponse and Deanna Nebenionquit, Galerie du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury, Canada
  • 2016 Constellation/conversation, in collaboration with Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Artspace, Peterborough, Canada
  • 2014 People of Good Will Project, in collaboration with Duane Linklater, organized by Postcommodity, Musagetes Foundation and Guelph Black Heritage Society, Guelph, Canada
  • 2013 grain(s), in collaboration with Duane Linklater, Images Festival and Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada
  • 2012 Up River, in collaboration with Duane Linklater, Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert, Canada

Selected Group Exhibitions, Screenings and Performances

  • 2021 Soundings, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, Canada
    You Sit in a Garden, Centre Clark, Montreal, Canada
  • 2020 Historias da Danca [Histories of Dance], Museu de Arte de São Paolo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art from Indigenous North America, Heard Museum, Phoenix, USA
    Two Truths and a Lie, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada (postponed due to COVID-19)
    Commonwealth, Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA; Beta-Local, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    Soundings, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Canada; Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
    Our Bodies, Our Archives: BMW Tate Live Exhibition, exhibition and performance, Tate Modern, London, England (cancelled due to COVID-19)
    Next Year’s Country, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
    Inaabiwin, Judith and Norman Alix Art Gallery, Sarnia, Canada
  • 2019 Northern Convergences, McLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada
    Soft Power, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
    Contemporary Indigenous Arts & Languages, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA
    ...and other such stories, performance, Chicago Architecture Biennial, Chicago, USA
    Inaabiwin, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada; Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
    Across the table, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, Canada
    Are You My Mother?, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada
    Ka’tarohkwi Festival of Indigenous Arts, Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts, Kingston, Canada
    Unexplained Parade, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
    Public Syntax, Critical Distance, Toronto, Canada
    Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts, Agnes Etherington Arts Centre, Kingston, Canada; The Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, USA
  • 2018 Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now, exhibition and performance, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, USA
    Inaabiwin, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Canada
    Thirteen Ways to Summon Ghosts, Gordon Smith Gallery, North Vancouver, Canada
    Thunderstruck: Physical Landscapes, Âjagemô Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
    níchiwamiskwém | nimidet | my sister | ma soeur, La Biennale d'art contemporain autochtone (BACA), Montreal, Canada
    There’s something in the way, Cold Cuts Video Festival, Dawson City, Canada
    niigaanikwewag, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada
    In Dialogue, Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba, Brandon, Canada; Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
    In this place where the guest rests, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, USA
  • 2017 Kahatenhstánion tsi na’tetiatere ne Iotohrkó:wa tánon Iotohrha / Drawing Lines from January to December, Wood Land School (SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art), Montreal, Canada
    The treaty is in the body, performance, Calculating Upon the Unforeseen, Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada
    INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
    Our Side: Elisa Harkins, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Marianne Nicolson, and Tanis S'eiltin, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, USA
    In Dialogue, Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Wood Land School: A gesture for documenta 14, for Under the Mango Tree—Sites of Learning, organized by aneducation, documenta 14 and Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany
    Traces, Urban Shaman, Winnipeg, Canada
    Resistance After Nature, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, USA
  • 2016 In each hand I keep each of my eyes, Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, USA
    Reeling: Dance On Screen, presented by Mile Zero Dance Society, Edmonton, Canada
    Le Grand Balcon, La Biennale de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    If we never met.., Pātaka Art+Museum, Porirua, New Zealand, co-organized with Urban Shaman, Winnipeg, Canada
    iNuit Blanche, St. John's, Canada
    10/10, Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective, Mann Gallery, Prince Albert, Canada
    Reflections, screening, Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective, Prince Albert, Canada
    Interprétations à l'oeuvre, Astérides, Marseille, France, and Darling Foundry, Montreal, Canada
    Down To Write You This Poem Sat, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada
    Affinities: a series of performances, screenings and conversations, for Joan Jonas: From Away, Fondation Phi pour l'art contemporain and DHC/Art, Montreal, Canada
    Wood Land School: Critical Anthology, A symposium on directions in Indigenous contemporary art, Or Gallery, co-presented by Or Gallery and SFU Galleries, Vancouver
    An accumulation - A relief, performance, for Cutting Copper, Indigenous Resurgent Practice, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver
    We Are The People, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery at Weber State University, Ogden, USA
  • 2015 Accompaniment, with Laura Ortman, EFA Project Space and Performa, New York, USA
    Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside, Barbara & Art Culver Centre for the Arts, Riverside, USA
    North of the 45th, performance, Gallery 101 and Ontario Scene, Ottawa, Canada
    An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time, ARTEXTE, Montreal, Canada
    Reading the Line, Western Front, Vancouver
    Canadiana, the 8 fest: Small-Gauge Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
    Talkin’ back to Johnny Mac, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
  • 2014 Wawasayg Film Festival, North Bay, Canada
    7e Biennale d'art performatif de Rouyn-Noranda, L'Écart, Rouyn-Noranda, Canada
    Nuit Blanche Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Canada
    Memory Keepers: Methodologies of Memory, Mapping, and Gender, Urban Shaman, Winnipeg, Canada
    New Maternalisms Chile, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo and Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile
    Indigenesse, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, Canada
    A Problem So Big It Needs Other People, SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
    Concrete Scores, Open Space, Victoria, Canada
  • 2013 Canadá: Aproximaciones al paisaje (in)habitado [Canada: On the (non)inhabited landscape], FASE - Encuentro de arte y tecnología 5, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Reel Northern II, Near North Mobile Media Lab and White Water Gallery, North Bay, Canada
    Stands with a Fist: Contemporary Native Women Artists, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, USA
    You Are Here, Visualizing Place at the Gateway to the North, North Bay, Canada
  • 2012 Sweetgrass Film Festival, Kenora, Canada
    A Travelling Exhibition, Open Space, Victoria, Canada
    VI Mostra Internacional de Videodança São Carlos, Sao Carlos, Brazil
    Blizzard: Emerging Northern Artists, grunt gallery, Vancouver
    Weengushk International Film Festival, Sudbury, Canada
    This is My Song: Perspectives from Contemporary Native Women, The Art Space, Huntsville, Canada
    Indigenous Choreographers Residency, Barbara & Art Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, USA
  • 2011 aiya! 4, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Canada
    Urbanisms II: Uber Gurlz, Mann Art Gallery, Prince Albert, Canada
    Give me an A!, White Water Gallery, North Bay, Canada
    Performing Memory, Open Sky Creative Society, Fort Simpson, Canada
    Acting Out, Claiming Space: Aboriginal Performance Art Series, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Kingston, Canada
  • 2010 aiya! 3, TRIBE INC., Saskatoon, Canada
    aiya!, Native Women in the Arts' Catalyst Café, Toronto, Canada
    Mapping Resistances, Ode'min-Giizis Festival, 20th anniversary of Oka resistance, Peterborough, Canada
    foire d’art alternatif de sudbury: hors lieux, La Galerie du Nouvel–Ontario, Sudbury, Canada
    Ice Follies Biennial, North Bay waterfront, organized by WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Canada
    6th Annual Aboriginal Choreographers Workshop, Earth In Motion World Indigenous Dance, Toronto, Canada
    Iskwewak: Festival of Performance Art, Sâkêwêwak, Regina, Canada
  • 2009 Art Nomade: Indetermination, Le Lobe, Chicoutimi, Canada
    Streets of Home, LIVE Biennale, Vancouver
  • 2008 Actions of Transfer: Women and Performance in the Americas, University of California, Los Angeles/Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Los Angeles, USA
    Justice, Visualeyez Festival of Performance Art, Latitude 53: Visual Culture, Edmonton, Canada
    Expanse Movement Arts Festival, Edmonton, Canada
    35th Annual Skookum Jim Folklore Show, Whitehorse, Canada

Books and Exhibition Catalogues

  • 2020 Larger Than Memory: Contemporary Art from Indigenous North America, edited by Tobi Lopez Taylor and Deborah Paddison, Heard Museum, Phoenix, USA
    Emily McKibbon, Northern Convergences, online, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada
    Catherine Wood and Tamsin Hong, Our Bodies, Our Archives: BMW Tate Live Exhibition, online, Tate Modern, London, England
  • 2019 Emily McKibbon, et al., Northern Convergences, online, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada
    Soft Power: A Conversation for the Future, edited by Eungie Joo, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • 2018 Danielle Printup and Billy-Ray Belcourt, Inaabiwin, The Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Canada
    Mindy N. Besaw, Candice Hopkins, and Manuela Well-Off-Man, Art for a New Understanding: Native Voices, 1950s to Now, University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville, USA
    Kimberly Phillips, 13 Ways to Summon Ghosts, Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, North Vancouver, Canada
    Niki Little and Becca Taylor, níchiwamiskwém | nimidet | ma sœur | my sister, online, La Biennale d'art contemporain autochtone, Montreal, Canada
    John G. Hampton, In Dialogue, online, Carleton University Art Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
    Jacqueline Mabey, In this place where the guest rests, online, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, USA
    Slay All Day, ma ma gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • 2017 Insurgence, Resurgence, edited by Jaimie Isaac and Julie Nagam, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
    Field Guide, edited by Gregory Burke and Sandra Guimarães, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
    Wendy Red Star, Our Side: Elisa Harkins, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Marianne Nicolson, and Tanis Maria S'Eiltin, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, USA
    taisha paggett, Magdalyn Asimakis, Park McArthur, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Jared Quinton, and Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe, That I Am Reading Backwards and Into For a Purpose to Go On, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
    Kendra Sullivan and Dylan Gauthier, Resistance After Nature, online, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford, USA
  • 2016 Erin Sutherland, Tiffany Shaw-Collinge, Tanya Lukin Linklater, and Duane Linklater, A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater & Tanya Lukin Linklater, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2015 Pablo de Ocampo, Reading the Line: Alma Alloro, Maggie Groat, Anne Low, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Lis Rhodes, Western Front, Vancouver
  • 2012 Tania Willard and Candice Hopkins, Blizzard: Emerging Northern Artists, grunt gallery, Vancouver

Magazines and Periodicals

  • 2021 Godfre Leung, ‘Tense: On Tanya Lukin Linklater’s We Wear One Another’, ReIssue, 18 January
  • 2020 Layli Long Soldier, ‘Introduction to Slow Scrape’, o bod, 1 December
    Maureen Callahan, ‘Commonwealth at the ICA at VCU, Richmond’, Burnaway, 13 November
    Dorian Batycka, ‘Performance Art Has Always Been About Intimacy. Can It Make It Through the Social-Distancing Era With Its Soul Intact?’, Artnet News, 11 November
    Candice Hopkins, ‘Repatriation Otherwise’, Constellations, MUAC, October
    Jacob Korczynski, ‘Soundings: An Exhibition in Five Parts’, Flash Art, 6 August
    ‘Tanya Lukin Linklater: Questionnaire’, Remai Modern, 28 May
  • 2019 Karen Rosenberg, ‘‘Soft Power’: When Political Art Walks a Very Fine Line’, The New York Times, December 18
    Adam Kleinman, ‘Do Artists Have ‘Soft Power’ To Create Political Change?’, Frieze, November 28
    Ted Loos, ‘In San Francisco, Wielding Influence (Gently) Through Art’, The New York Times, October 23
    Megan MacLaurin, ‘A Conversation with Tanya Lukin Linklater’, Movement Research Performance Journal, Issue 52/53, October
    Natalie Dewan, ‘Spotlight on: Tanya Lukin Linklater’, Ontario Presents online, June 25
    Emmaly Wiederholt, ‘Conversations, Processes and Insistences: An Interview with Tanya Lukin Linklater’, Stance on Dance online, January 3
  • 2018 Alison Cooley, ‘Field Guide: Determined by the river Remai Modern’, Inuit Art Quarterly, Volume 31, Issue 2, Summer, Skin
    Brandon Gray, ‘Tanya Lukin Linklater's art explores what it means to be 'treaty people'’, CBC Arts online, March 26
    ‘Tanya Lukin Linklater Receives Inaugural Wanda Koop Research Fund’, Canadian Art online, March 20
    ‘#ArtistatCB: Tanya Lukin Linklater’, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art online
    ‘Inaabiwin’, Robert McLaughlin Gallery online
  • 2017 Claire Voon, ‘Canada’s Newest Contemporary Art Museum Opens in Saskatoon’, Hyperallergic, November 13
    John G. Hampton and Wood Land School, ‘Inside a Year-Long Experiment in Indigenous Institutional Critique’, Canadian Art online, May 2
    John G. Hampton and Wood Land School, ‘Wood Land School Goes to Documenta: A Talk on Indigenous Institutional Critique, Part 2’, Canadian Art online, August 31
    Tasha Hubbard, ‘the the: Tanya Lukin Linklater’, BlackFlash Magazine, Volume 33, Issue 3
    Christina Schmid, ‘Tanya Lukin Linklater: The Harvest Sturdies’, In Review, 5 March
    Billy-Ray Belcourt, ‘The body remembers when the world broke open’, ArtsEverywhere online, February 8
    ‘AGO Summer 2017 Artist-in-Residence - Tanya Lukin Linklater’, Art Gallery of Ontario online
  • 2016 Nancy Webb, ‘Slay, Okay’, Luma, Fall
    Kari Cwynar, ‘Tanya Lukin Linklater’s Choreography of Space’, Inuit Art Quarterly, Volume 29, Issue 2, Summer, Performance
    Matthew Ryan Smith, ‘‘I Write For My Family’: A Conversation with Tanya Lukin Linklater’, First American Art Magazine, Spring
    Erin Wunker, ‘An interview with Tanya Lukin Linklater’, Canadian Women in the Literary Arts online
  • 2015 Julia Caron, ‘Tanya Lukin Linklater presents ‘the the’ in Rouyn-Noranda’, online
  • 2013 Thomas Michael Swenson, ‘‘Memory is Embodied’: Tanya Lukin-Linklater Interview’, The Alaska Native Studies Blog online, September 27
  • 2010 Susan Leigh Foster, ‘Watching Woman and Water’, Theatre Survey, Volume 51, Issue 1

Artists' Books and Special Projects

  • 2020 Slow Scrape, edited by Michael Nardone, Documents, Centre for Expanded Poetics at Concordia University and Anteism, Montreal, Canada
    ‘A glossary of insistence’, in Routledge Companion of Indigenous Art Histories in Canada and the United States, edited by Heather Igloliorte and Carla Taunton, Routledge
  • 2017 Wood Land School: A gesture for documenta 14, at Under the Mango Tree - Sites of Learning, organized by aneducation, Documenta 14 and Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany
    Kahatenhstánion tsi na’tetiatere ne Iotohrkó:wa tánon Iotohrha / Drawing Lines from January to December, Wood Land School (SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art), Montreal, Canada
  • 2016 Slay All Day, web commission, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
  • 2010 Hands, for Offering/Offrandes, online

Published Writing and Works by the Artist

  • 2019 ‘Water’, video published alongside Marcie Rendon’s ‘Walking in the Shadows’, Stillpoint Magazine, Issue 2, Shadows
  • 2018 ‘A series of event scores for Mary Anne Barkhouse’, for Mary Anne Barkhouse – Interlopers, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, ON, Canada
    ‘Nokhom’, ‘44’, and ‘A girl’, for Slay All Day, ma ma gallery, Toronto, Canada
    ‘Not Like Us’, excerpted in níchiwamiskwém | nimidet | my sister | ma soeur, La Biennale d'art contemporain autochtone (BACA), Montreal, Canada
    ‘Event Scores’, Thirteen Ways to Summon Ghosts, Gordon Smith Gallery of Canadian Art, North Vancouver, Canada
  • 2017 ‘Selection of Event Scores’, in That I Am Reading Backwards and Into For a Purpose to Go On, edited by Magdalyn Asimakis, Alexandra Symons Sutcliffe and Jared Quinton, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
    ‘i fall into a place that is between body and song’, in ALMANAC, edited by Maggie Groat, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Canada
    ‘Desirous Kind of Indigenous Futurity’, in Desire/Change: Contemporary Canadian Feminist Art, edited by Heather Davis, McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal
  • 2016 ‘An Event Score for Maria Tallchief, Dylan Robinson and Sherry Farrell Racette’, ‘An Event Score for Kodiak Alutiit 1 (Helen Simeonoff)’, and ‘An Event Score for Kodiak Alutiit 2 (To Ales Hrdlicka)’, in A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater, Erin Sutherland, Tiffany Collinge-Shaw, Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • 2015 ‘Untitled ( )’, Far Away, So Close, Part III, Access Gallery, Vancouver
  • 2013 ‘Decommission’, Duane Linklater: Decommission, MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Canada
  • 2011 ‘Wake Up Waniska’, in A Small Gathering for the Healing of Our Aboriginal Languages, edited by Peter Morin, Western Front, Vancouver

Published Writing in Magazines and Periodicals

  • 2019 ‘Choice: Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers’ Biithos (Rebel)’, Inuit Art Quarterly, Volume 32, Issue 2, Summer, Film
    ‘How we mark land and how land marks us’, with Megan McLaurin, Movement Research Performance Journal, guest edited by Rosy Simas and Ahimsa Bodhran, Issue 52/53, Sovereign Movements: Native Dance and Performance
  • 2017 ‘On the Museum’, Inuit Art Quarterly, Volume 30, Issue 2, Summer, Museums
    ‘Joan Jonas / Affinities’, with Olivia Boudreau, Barbara Clausen, Corinn Gerber, Simone Forti, taisha paggett, Erin Silver and Robin Simpson, C Magazine, Issue 132, Winter
  • 2016 ‘An Event Score for Afognak Alutiit 1-4’, ‘An Event Score for Haunting (Eve Tuck)’, ‘An Event Score for the Epistemic Violence of Translation (Edgar Heap of Birds)’, with Andrew Berardini, Mousse, Issue 54
    ‘The Insistence of a Crow Archivist, Wendy Red Star’, BlackFlash Magazine, Issue 33, Number 2, Spring
    ‘Nohkom’, and ‘44’, First Americans in the Arts, Issue 10, Spring
    ‘Slow Scrape’, Congress on Research in Dance, guest edited by Jacqueline Shea Murphy, Volume 48, Special Issue 1, Indigenous Dance Today
  • 2015 ‘The Edges and the Centres’, C Magazine, Issue 127, Autumn
    As/Us Journal, poetry guest editor, Issue 5
  • 2014 ‘The Harvest Sturdies (excerpts)’, Taos International Journal of Poetry and Art, Issue 5
    ‘Untitled’, As/Us Journal, guest edited by Tria Andrews, Issue 4, Decolonial Love
  • 2012 ‘In Memoriam’, Native American Women’s Poetry Anthologies of Poetry, guest edited by Layli Long Soldier, Issue 15, Drunken Boat
  • 2015 ‘A Girl’ and ‘Not Like Us’, excerpted in Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought, guest edited by Joan Kane, Southwest Minnesota State University, Spring
  • 2010 ‘(wake up waniska he nudges me)’, in Ice Floe: New & Selected Poems, edited by Shannon Gramsce and Sarah Kirk, University of Alaska Press, Fairbanks, Alaska
  • 2008 ‘Avva's Telling’, in The Journals of Knud Rasmussen: Sense Memory and High-definition Inuit Storytelling, edited by Gillian Robinson, Isuma

Artist Talks and Lectures

  • 2021 Indigenous Movement: A Discussion, Institute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth, Richmond, USA
  • 2020 Choreographies of the Archipelago: Artists in Conversation, Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance, Wesleyan University, Middletown, USA
    Visual Art Forum, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
    Studio visit with Catherine Wood, Constellations: Indigenous Contemporary Art from the Americas, Hyundai Tate Research Centre, London, UK; Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico
  • 2019 Soft Power Artists’ Discussion, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
    ‘We wear one another: gestures towards repatriation through performance’, talk, Institute for Diversity in the Arts, Stanford University
    ‘Amplifying memory through many minds: Performance and cultural belongings’, talk and performance, Center for Race and Gender, University of California, Berkeley
    ‘We wear one another/Soundings: Indigenous performance and cultural belongings’, keynote, Summer Indigenous Art Intensive, University of British Columbia, Okanagan
    ‘Making and Thinking: Alongside the North’, keynote, Cold Waters Media Arts Symposium and Festival, North Bay, Canada
    ‘We wear one another: Indigenous performance and cultural belongings’, Nipissing University, North Bay, Canada
    ‘Against Hungry Listening’, with Layli Long Soldier and Tanya Lukin Linklater, for Soundings, An Exhibition in Five Parts, Agnes Etherington Arts Centre, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
    ‘Gestures for those before us’, for Living Histories, York University, Toronto Conversation with Zab Maboungou, for On Breathing and Braiding, Arts Everywhere Festival, Guelph, Canada
  • 2018 ‘New Imaginaries’, with Kent Monkman and Archer Pechawis, for Aabaakwad (It clears after a storm), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    ‘The treaty is in the body’, Treaty Education Mentorship Program, Nipissing University and Near North Schools, North Bay, Canada
    ‘Gestures that remember and insist’, keynote, Maamwizing: Pursuing Indigenous Research in a Good Way, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
    ‘Choreographies of Futurisms’, Writers' Workshop: Critical Scholarship in Indigenous Dance, University of California - Riverside, Riverside, USA
  • 2017 ‘Determined by the river: a discursive event’, with Joi T. Arcand, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Lori Blondeau, Ruth Cuthand, Tasha Hubbard, Elwood Jimmy and Erica Violet Lee, organized by Tanya Lukin Linklater and Duane Linkater, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
    ‘Wood Land School: Drawing a Line from January to December’, discursive events with Elisa Harkins, Ts̱ēmā Igharas, Brian Jungen, Duane Linklater, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Layli Long Soldier, cheyanne turions, co-organized as Wood Land School, Montreal
    ‘Opening the Dialogue’, conversation with Raven Davis, John G. Hampton, Duane Linklater, and Peter Morin, for In Dialogue, University of Toronto Art Museum, Toronto, Canada
    Conversation with Wanda Nanibush, for Sun Force, Art Gallery of Ontario
    ‘Residues and Collaborations’, School of Fine Art and Music, University of Guelph, Guelph, Canada
    ‘Sovereignty: The Indigenous Present’, conversation with Duane Linklater, Audra Simpson and Jackson Polys, for Duane Linklater: From Our Hands, 80WSE Gallery, New York, USA
    ‘Indigenous Choreographers from Turtle Island’, round table discussion, Oyate Okodakiciyapi, Ordway Center and The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts, Minneapolis, USA
    ‘A Glossary of Insistence’, talk, for ‘Rematriation and Other Indigenous Feminist Theories of Change’, panel, with Eve Tuck, Jeneen Frei Njootli and Karyn Recollet, Native American Indigenous Studies Association Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    ‘Embodying Place: Thinking through projections, body and land as sites for screens that invoke social change’, round table discussion, with Julie Nagam, Mique’l Dangeli, Erin Sutherland, Carla Taunton, Shana MacDonald, Kimber Sider, Canadian Association for Theatre Research, Toronto
    ‘A Glossary of Insistence’, with Duane Linklater, invited panel, Kinship, Communitas, Comunidad - Afterall Symposium, University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto
  • 2016 ‘Tanya Lukin Linklater, Dineo Seshee Bopape and Zac Langdon-Pole’, Canadian Centre for Architecture, for Le Grand Balcon, La Biennale de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
    Artist talk with Duane Linklater for A Parallel Excavation, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    ‘Affinities’, conversation with Joan Jonas, taisha paggett, Tanya Lukin Linklater, Barbara Clausen and Cheryl Sim, organized by Hexagram UQAM/Concordia for Joan Jonas’ Far Away, DHC/Art, Montreal
    ‘A glossary of insistence’, for Wood Land School, A Symposium on Directions in Contemporary Indigenous Art, Or Gallery and SFU Galleries, Vancouver
    Conversation with Lori Blondeau and Tasha Hubbard, for Turn Out, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
  • 2015 ‘Art, Indigeneity and Institutions’, at the Aboriginal Embassy, organized by Institute of Modern Art – Brisbane for Performa, New York
    ‘Talkin’ back to Johnny Mac’, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
    ‘Slow Scrape’, invited panel, Symposium on Indigenous Dance Now, University of California – Riverside, Riverside, USA; Medicine Ways Conference, University of California – Riverside, Riverside, USA; with Lee Maracle, Alejandro Ronceria and Jules Koostachin, Dream Big Conference, North Bay, Canada
  • 2014 ‘A Problem So Big It Needs Other People’, SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
  • 2013 ‘You Are Here: Visualizing Place at the Gateway to the North’, Near North Arts, North Bay, Canada
  • 2012 Indigenous Choreographers Residency, Barbara & Art Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, USA
  • 2011 ‘Performing Memory’, Open Sky Creative Society, Fort Simpson, NT, Canada
    Acting Out: Claiming Space’, Aboriginal Performance Art Series, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
  • 2008 Pine Tree Lecture, Trent University, Peterborough, Canada
    ‘Indigenous Literatures and Performance’, with Deanna Kingston, keynote conversation, Indigenous Literatures and Other Arts: A Symposium and Workshop, University of Oregon, Eugene, USA
    ‘Performing Practice’, Aboriginal Curatorial Collective’s Colloquium, Shaq’sthut—The Gathering Place, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Residencies and Mentorships

  • 2019 Residency with three dancers, Whitewater Gallery, North Bay, Canada
  • 2017 Residency with Laura Ortman, Hanako Hoshimi-Caines and Elisa Harkins in support of the development of a site-specific performance, How we mark land and how land marks us, Thousand Islands National Park, with support from LandMarks 2017 and Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
    Residency with dancers Ceinwen Gobert and Danah Rosales in support of the development of a site-specific performance, Sun Force, in relation to Rita Letendre’s exhibition, Fire and Light, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
    Residency with three dancers, All My Relations Arts, Minneapolis, USA
  • 2012-2014 Aw’a Dance Residencies in Alaska Native dance and Inuit athletics for youth, Near North Schools, Nipissing/Parry Sound Catholic District School Board and Nipissing University, North Bay and Powassan, Canada, with support from the Ontario Arts Council
  • 2013 You Are Here: Visualizing Place at the Gateway to the North, Near North Arts, North Bay, Ontario
  • 2008 Residency in support of the development of a solo performance at Sisters and Grandmothers of the North: A Festival of Inuit Art, Indigenous Performance Initiatives and Trent University, Peterborough, Canada
  • 2006 Visualeyez: Domesticity, Latitude 53: Visual Culture. Edmonton
    Performing Arts Mentor, National Aboriginal Professional Artist Training Program, En’owkin Centre, Penticton, Canada

Awards

  • 2019 Art Writing Award, Ontario Association of Art Galleries, for ‘The Interlopers, an Exhibition by Mary Anne Barkhouse’, in Mary Anne Barkhouse: The Interlopers, MacLaren Art Centre, 2018
  • 2018 Inaugural recipient, Wanda Koop Research Fund, organized by Canadian Art
  • 2013 KM Hunter Artist Award in Literature, KM Hunter Charitable Foundation, Toronto, Canada
  • 2009 Le Lobe’s Art Nomade, Alma College, Alma, and Jonquiere College, Jonquiere, Canada