Gallery I – surfacing – Darlene Naponse
5:00 pm Friday, January 15, 2016
Sudbury, ON – The Art Gallery of Sudbury invites everyone to attend the opening of a new exhibition on Friday, January 15, 2015 starting at 5:00 pm.
surfacing is a multi-layered video exhibition featuring works by Darlene Naponse who uses film, photography and poetry to present contemporary First Nation stories and ideas.
Darlene Naponse is an Anishnaabe filmmaker, writer and video artist living and working in Atikameksheng Anishnawbek (Whitefish Lake First Nation) west of Sudbury, Ontario.
surfacing explores the relationship between Mother Earth and human activity. Seven works, including short film mooshkamo, surface inbetween two worlds follows a young Indigenous woman as she contemplates two paths: the orange glow of an industrialized city or the towering pines of the bush. Accompanying mooshkamo, surface inbetween two worlds is a series of micro-landscape videos showing the changing landscapes on Reserve.
The exhibition continues until Sunday, February 21, 2016. Sponsored by Dejardins Sudbury.
The Art Gallery of Sudbury is located at 251 John Street. The Gallery is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 am to 5 pm, and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. For more information, please visit us online at www.artsudbury.org, or call 705-675-4871.