Gallery 101 and Wabano Call for Indigenous Human Trafficking Awareness Artshow

Call for Art Banner with logos from Gallery 101, Wabano, Minwaashin, and Tungasuvvingat

Are you an Inuit, Métis or First Nations artist interested in creating or showing art for an Indigenous human trafficking awareness art show?

Indigenous Human Trafficking Awareness Application Form.
Applications are due November 30th 2019. Artist Application Guidelines are below.

If you have any questions, contact Gallery 101 Director/ Curator Laura Margita: director@g101.ca (613)230-2799.

Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, Tungasuvvingat Inuit, Minwaashin Lodge and Gallery 101 will also be hosting drop-in info sessions to answer questions or help with applications. Drop-in imes and locations are listed at the bottom of the page.

 

ABOUT THE SHOW

Gallery 101 and the Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, with support from Tungasuvvingat Inuit and Minwaashin Lodge are looking for local art to showcase at an Indigenous human trafficking awareness art show.

This exhibition will bring Indigenous artists together with settlers and new immigrants to address and unpack difficult topics around human trafficking and the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirited People Final Report. G101 supports diversity and freedom of expression, and therefore we invite local Indigenous artists from all walks of life to submit proposals and art ideas for this project.

The exhibition will run from March 7- April 4 2020 at Gallery 101.  It will include several roundtable discussions with some of the Indigenous organizations currently working on this crisis in Ottawa. Artists will be invited to participate in these discussions as well as to speak about their own art work in the exhibition.

Discussion groups about the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and Two-Spirited People Final Report will be held at our partner organizations and Gallery 101 in the months leading up to the show. More info to come.

 

ARTIST APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

Applicants must self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit

We are looking for all kinds of art: from traditional ways of making, performance, multimedia, installation, typography, print-making, painting, photography, sculpture, audio recordings, storytelling, and so on.

Funding will be available to selected artists to produce new work. Each selected artist will be paid CARFAC recommended exhibition fees.

Please submit an application form and examples of your work in person at designated drop-ins, or online by November 30th 2019.

A selections committee will select work for the art show.
All applicants will be contacted by December 13th.
The art show will run from March 7 - April 4 2020 at Gallery 101.

Drop-in sessions will be held to assist applicants with completing their application forms and to answer any questions.  We will also be taking phone calls during drop-in hours for those who can't make it in.

Drop-in times and contacts:

WABANO CENTRE FOR ABORIGINAL HEALTH
299 Montreal Rd
Drop-in: every Tuesday Oct 15 -Nov 26 1:30 - 3:30 PM
Casey Hunley  (613) 748-0657 Ext. 205
chunley@wabano.com

TUNGASUVVINGAT INUIT
604 Laurier Ave West
Drop-in: Nov 6, 12, & 14, 1:00-2:00 PM
Jennisha Wilson  (613) 295-0866
ep-mgr@tungasuvvingatinuit.ca

MINWAASHIN LODGE
100- 1155 Lola St
Drop-in: Nov 6 & 12, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Kayla Spagnoli (613) 741-5590
kspagnoli@minlodge.com

GALLERY 101
280 Catherine St
Drop-in: Oct 23, Nov 6 & 20, 5:00-7:00 PM
Laura Margita (613) 230-2799
director@g101.ca

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