Collecting on a Continuum: Artifacts to Art
The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the Indigenous Art Centre and outline its acquisition and management practices for its collection of contemporary indigenous art in the period since the Task Force Report. This session will give a brief summary of the Indigenous Art Collection and its’ collecting and lending history. A portion of this session will be a facilitated discussion which will examine the evolution of the Indigenous Art Centre collection, the role of indigenous people in its development and its historical impact. This session will allow other institutions to learn about the composition of the Collection, as well as encourage them to contribute their own knowledge and expertise for ongoing collecting.
Presenter: Kevin Sakolinsky and Danielle Printup, Indigenous Art Centre, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada”