Aboriginal Curators Look at Art from a New Perspective -Times Colonist

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Aboriginal curators look at art from a new perspective

BY AMY SMART, TIMES COLONIST JANUARY 11, 2012 4:26 AM

As the first recipients of the only aboriginal curatorial fellowship in Canada, France Trépanier and Chris Creighton-Kelly have high ambitions.

The challenge: Reframe local art history without defining it solely through European culture.

So how is it done? “The answer is, with difficulty,” said Creighton-Kelly. “It’s not an easy thing to change 500 years of ways of looking at things.

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