Thu May 28


aabaakwad 2020 NIRIN

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aabaakwad 2020 NIRIN was an international four day gathering of Indigenous artists, curators and thinkers which launched the 22nd Biennale of Sydney in March 2020.

Tune in for this Indigenous-led conversation on Indigenous art by those who create, curate and write about it. In 2020 we welcomed artists from over 24 First Nations and 12 countries.

This film includes a Welcome To Country followed by a Keynote discussion between aabaakwad founder Wanda Nanibush, an Anishinaabe curator of Indigenous Art at the AGO (Art Gallery of Ontario) and Wiradjuri artist/scholar Brook Andrew artist and artistic director of NIRIN, 22nd Biennale of Sydney 2020.

Co-presented by Art Gallery of Ontario, Biennale of Sydney and the Canada Council for the Arts, in partnership with the Sydney Opera House and Museum of Contemporary Art