At noon on Wednesday, October 20, Guelph Museums Curator Dawn Owen will host History Bites: Hope and Healing, a one-hour podcast-style conversation with Métis artist Tracey-Mae Chambers that dives deeper into her nation-wide art installation, currently on display at the Civic Museum. Learn more here.
This conversation with Tracey-Mae Chambers centres on her project called #hopeandhealingcanada, through which she responds to our collective experiences of the pandemic and decolonization. In this work, Tracey-Mae mourns with Indigenous communities and Canadians as unmarked graves are discovered at the sites of former Residential Schools across the country. Decolonizing themes of hope and healing drive her work as she symbolically reconnects a fractured society with tangled webs of red yarn. #hopeandhealingcanada asks how we can heal and support one another through traumatic and life-altering events.
This event is free to enjoy, and will stream on our Facebook Live @guelphmuseums. It all be available on our Youtube Channel and Museum Everywhere portal after the event.
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