Formats
Anthologies
103
Audio
308
Catalogues
438
Clothing
23
Editions
37
Ephemera
78
Literary
49
Monographs
178
Posters
299
Video
40
Zines
144

Shop > Monographs

#14554

Dana Claxton: Fringing the Cube

Artist
Dana Claxton
Editor
Grant Arnold
Price
$40.00
Date
2020
Publisher
Vancouver Art Gallery and Figure 1 Publishing
Format
Monographs
ISBN
9781773270500
Size
23 × 27.5 cm
Length
160 pp
Genre
Indigenous Art & Artists, Canadian, Performance Art
Description

Known for her expansive multidisciplinary approach to art making Vancouver-based Dana Claxton, who is Hunkpapa Lakota (Sioux), has investigated notions of Indigenous identity, beauty, gender and the body, as well as broader social and political issues through a practice which encompasses photography, film, video and performance.

Rooted in contemporary art strategies, her practice critiques the representations of Indigenous people that circulate in art, literature and popular culture in general. In doing so, Claxton regularly combines Lakota traditions with “Western” influences, using a powerful and emotive “mix, meld and mash” approach to address the oppressive legacies of colonialism and to articulate Indigenous world views, histories and spirituality.

This timely catalogue is the first monograph to examine the full breadth and scope of Claxton’s practice. It is extensively illustrated and includes essays by Claxton’s colleague Jaleh Mansoor, Associate Professor in the Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory at the University of British Columbia; Monika Kin Gagnon, Professor in the Communications Department at Concordia University, who has followed Claxton’s work for 25 years; Olivia Michiko Gagnon, a New York–based scholar and doctoral student in Performance Studies; and Grant Arnold, Audain Curator of British Columbia Art at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

  1. Dana Claxton
 

Related Items

  1. Bev Grant: Photography 1968-1972
  2. Fiona Duncan: Exquisite Mariposa
  3. Liisa-Rávná Finbog and Katya García-Antón: Čatnosat. The Sámi Pavilion, Indigenous Art, Knowledge and Sovereignty
  4. Jason Stefanik / Jay Stafinak , Paul Savoie, and Marjorie Kaniehtonkie Skidders: Tewaaraton. La crosse / Lacrosse
  5. Kim Gordon: Girl in a Band
  6. Phil Woollam: Crossways
  7. Robin Nishio: Wailed
  8. Larry Mitchell , Ned Asta, Morgan Bassichis, and Tourmaline: The Faggots & Their Friends Between Revolutions
  9. Walter Scott: Wendy’s Revenge
  10. Walter Scott: Wendy, Master of Art
  11. Randy Lee Cutler and Ingrid Koenig: Leaning Out of Windows
  12. Walter Scott: The Wendy Award
  13. Mary Kavanagh - Daughters of Uranium
  14. Jean Gagnon: Pornography in the Urban World
  15. Peter MacCallum: Material World
  16. Dan Graham and Josh Thorpe: Dan Graham, Pavilions: a guide
  17. Dara Birnbaum and T.J. Demos: Dara Birnbaum: Technology/Transformation: Wonder Woman
  18. Judy Chicago: To Sustain the Vision
  19. Judy Chicago: New Views
  20. Schizo-Culture: The Event, The Book - Semiotext(e)
  21. Craig Burnett and Philip Guston: Philip Guston: The Studio
  22. Sonja Ivekovic and Ruth Noack: Sanja Ivekovic: Triangle
  23. Walker Evans and Oliver Richon: Walker Evans: Kitchen Corner
  24. Elizabeth Legge and Michael Snow: Michael Snow: Wavelength
  25. Romauld Kutera
  26. Paul Chan: 2000 Words
  27. Iris Häussler: He Named Her Amber
  28. Zbigniew Libera: Fotografie
  29. Tyler Coburne: I’m that angel
  30. Breaking the Codex
  31. Neue Slowenische Kunst: NSK from Kapital to Capital
  32. Josephine Pryde: The Enjoyment of Photography
  33. Michael Snow - Sequences
  34. Charles Atlas
  35. Takeshi Murata
  36. Bas Jan Ader: Discovery File 143/76
  37. Les Levine: Transmedia, 1964 to 1974