Day 1 - Fri Apr 22

11:00am

Inside/Outside Curating in Global context


Centro Culturale Don Orione Artigianelli

Rio Terra Foscarini 999/A. 30123 Venezia

Event Type:

On-site

Liisa-Rávná Finbog, Beaska Niillas, Ioana Gordon-Smith, Candice Hopkins, Greg Hill,
Moderator: Léuli Eshrāghi  

About the Artists

Liisa-Ravna Finbog
Liisa-Ravna Finbog
Dr. Liisa-Rávná Finbog (b. 1982) is a Sámi scholar and duojár (Sámi storyteller and knowledge-holder) from Oslo, Vaapste, and Skánit in the Norwegian part of Sápmi. As a long-term practitioner of duodji (Sámi practices of aesthetics and storytelling), her PhD in museology combined her practice with an Indigenous research focus that looked into duodji as a... Read more
Beaska Niillas
Beaska Niillas
Beaska Niillas from Deatnu in the Norwegian part of Sápmi, is among other things a father of two, Sámi duojár (Sámi storyteller and knowledgeholder) hunter, gatherer, nature guardian and politician. Nature has been at the centre of his life since childhood. Growing up, the land was his playing field and his friend. He has done a... Read more
Ioana Gordon-Smith
Ioana Gordon-Smith
Ioana Gordon-Smith is a Sāmoan/Pākehā arts writer and curator living in Aotearoa. Across her work is a commitment to Moana arts practices and their histories. She has held roles at Artspace Aotearoa, Objectspace and Te Uru Waitākere Contemporary Gallery, and currently works as the Curator Māori Pacific at Pātaka Art + Museum. Ioana is the Assistant... Read more
Candice Hopkins
Candice Hopkins
Candice Hopkins is a citizen of Carcross/Tagish First Nation and lives in Red Hook, NY and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her writing and curatorial practice explores the intersections of history, contemporary art and indigeneity. She is Executive Director of Forge Project in Ancram, NY, a new initiative centered on Native art, culture and decolonial education, and Senior Curator of the 2019 and 2022 editions of the Toronto... Read more
Greg Hill
Greg Hill
Greg Hill is the first Indigenous curator at the National Gallery of Canada. He is currently the Audain Senior Curator of Indigenous Art. In 2007, Hill became the inaugural Audain Curator of Indigenous Art and head of the Department of Indigenous Art. Beginning his career at the Gallery in 2000 as Curatorial Assistant for Canadian Art,... Read more