Jennifer Dales

Jennifer Dales is a writer living in Ottawa. She has reviewed art, poetry and non-fiction for the Canadian Medical Association Journal, Arc: Canada's National Poetry Magazine and The Danforth Review. Her poetry has appeared in several journals, including Prairie Fire. She teaches in the professional writing program at Algonquin College. Her interest in First Nations art, literature and politics spans more than 20 years.

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Mar 18, 2010
The monument to Louis Riel in Winnipeg, created by Marcien Lemay and Étienne Gaboury.

Cathy Mattes: Art as engagement

Jennifer Dales
Métis curator, teacher and writer Cathy Mattes studies Aboriginal artists and artworks inspired by the community. The Louis Riel monument in Winnipeg is a controversial statue she has written about.
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Mar 18, 2010
Cathy Mattes speaking at the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective’s annual conference at the National Gallery in October 2009.

Cathy Mattes: Art as engagement

Jennifer Dales
Métis curator, teacher and writer Cathy Mattes looks upon Aboriginal artists as warriors who recreate the struggle in their works.
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Sep 15, 2009

Steven Loft: A curator with chutzpah

Jennifer Dales
During his stint at the National Gallery of Canada, Steve Loft has created two new and challenging exhibits that exemplify his willingness to push boundaries.
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Jun 3, 2009

Place like home: The art of Arthur Renwick

Jennifer Dales
Arthur Renwick comes from two places in northern B.C. -- Kitamaat, the ancestral home of the Haisla people, and Kitimat, an Alcan company town built to house the aluminum smelter’s workers.

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