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Tanya Lukin-Linklater Born in 1976. Lives and works in North Bay, Ontario, Canada.

 

Education

2015-Present  Ph.D. (in progress)    Queen's University

2001 – 2003    M.Ed.                         University of Alberta

1994 – 1998    A.B. (Honours)          Stanford University

  

Selected Exhibitions/Screenings/Performances

2017

Wood Land School at Under the Mango Tree - Ulterior Sites of Learning, Participant in documenta 14 and Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany

Wood Land School - Kahatènhston tsi na’tetiátere ne Iotohrkó: wa tánon Iotohrha - Drawing a Line from January to December, (SBC Gallery), Montreal 

In Dialogue, Art Museum, University of Toronto 

INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE - An Indigenous Art Triennial, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg

Our Side, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, Montana, USA  

A Few Similar Things, Truck Gallery, Calgary

The Harvest Sturdies, All My Relations Arts Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Beshaabiiganan - Lines in collaboration with Darlene Naponse and Deanna Nebenionquit, la galerie du nouvel – Ontario, Sudbury, Ontario

How we mark land and how land marks us with Laura Ortman, Elisa Harkins and Hanako Hoshimi-Caines at Thousand Islands National Park, LandMarks 2017 + Queen's University

Traces, Urban Shaman, Winnipeg 

Resistance After Nature, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania

 

2016

Le Grand Balcon, La Biennale de Montréal 2016 + Museé d'art contemporain de Montréal

Affinities in conjunction with Joan Jonas' From Away, Centre Phi + DHC / Art, Montreal

Interpretation à l’oeuvre, Astérides + The Darling Foundry, SCIC Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseilles, France

Constellation/conversation, in collaboration with Leanne Simpson, Artspace, Peterborough, Ontario

Turn Out, Remai Modern, Saskatoon

Wood Land School: Critical Anthology, Or Gallery + SFU Galleries, Vancouver

A Parallel Excavation, Ociciwan Collective + Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton

Down To Write You This Poem Sat, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario

Neither Nor, Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario

We Are The People, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery at Weber State University, Ogden, Utah

An accumulation - A relief for Cutting Copper, Belkin Gallery/University of British Columbia, Vancouver

10/10, Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective, Mann Gallery, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

Reflections, Indigenous Peoples Artist Collective, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

If We Never Met, Pataka Art + Museum, Porirua, New Zealand

iNuit Blanche, St. John's, Newfoundland 

In Each Hand I Keep Each of My Eyes, Hampshire College Art Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts 

Reeling - Dance On Screen, presented by Mile Zero Dance, Edmonton

 

2015

Accompaniment, EFA Project Space + Performa Festival, New York City

Reading the Line, Western Front, Vancouver

North of the 45th, Gallery 101 + Ontario Scene, Ottawa

Indigenous Choreographers at Riverside Project, Culver Centre for the Arts, Riverside, California

An Annotated Bibliography in Real Time, ARTEXTE, Montreal 

Talkin’ back to Johnny Mac, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

Canadiana, the 8 fest, Small-Gauge Film Festival, Toronto

 

2014

Concrete Scores, Open Space, Victoria

A Problem So Big It Needs Other People, SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montreal

Memory Keepers, Urban Shaman, Winnipeg

NM/Santiago (New Maternalisms III), Museum of Contemporary Art Santiago, Chile

NUIT BLANCHE WINNIPEG

People of Good Will Project organized by Postcommodity, Musagetes Foundation and Guelph Black Historical Society, Guelph, Ontario (in collaboration with D. Linklater)

la Biennale d'art performatif de Rouyn-Noranda, L'Écart, Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec

Indigenesse, Aurora Cultural Centre, Aurora, Ontario

Wawasayg Film Festival, North Bay, Ontario

 

2013

grain(s), Images Festival + Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto (in collaboration with D. Linklater)

Canadá: Aproximaciones al paisaje (in)habitado [Canada: On the (non)inhabited landscape], FASE - Encuentro de arte y tecnología 5. Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Stands with a Fist, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Reel Northern 2, Near North Mobile Media Lab + White Water Gallery, North Bay, Ontario

unspoken-ness, W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario

You Are Here, Visualizing Place at the Gateway to the North, North Bay, Ontario

 

2012   

Blizzard, Grunt Gallery, Vancouver

VI Mostra Internacional de Videodanca Sao Carlos, Sao Carlos, Brasil

Travelling Exhibition, Open Space, Victoria, British Columbia

Indigenous Choreographers Residency, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, California

This is My Song: Perspectives from Contemporary Native Women, The Art Space, Huntsville, Ontario

Up River, Prince Albert Art Gallery, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan (in collaboration with D. Linklater)

Weengushk International Film Festival, Sudbury, Ontario

Sweetgrass Film Festival, Kenora, Ontario

unspoken-ness, Alaska Native Arts Foundation Gallery, Anchorage, Alaska

 

2011     

ACTING-out, Claiming Space: Aboriginal Performance Art Series, Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre, Kingston, Ontario 

Performing Memory, Open Sky Creative Society, Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories

Uber Girls, Mann Gallery, Prince Albert, Saskatchewan

aiya! 4, W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, Ontario

Give me an A! White Water Gallery, North Bay, Ontario

Performance in Menagerie, an experimental, two-channel video installation by D. Linklater, East Van Gallery in Vancouver

 

2010

Offering/Offrandes, an online exhibition, Quebec

Ice Follies, W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery’s site-specific sculptural biennale, North Bay

Mapping Resistance, Odehimin-Gizis Festival, 20th anniversary of Oka resistance, Peterborough

Iskwewak: Festival of Performance Art, Sakewewak, Regina, Saskatchewan

foire d’art alternatif de sudbury: hors  lieux, la galerie du nouvel – Ontario, Sudbury, Ontario

6th Annual Aboriginal Choreographers Workshop presented by Earth In Motion World Indigenous Dance, Toronto  

aiya! Native Women in the Arts: Catalyst Café, Toronto

aiya! 3, TRIBE, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

 

2009   

Art Nomade: Indetermination, Le Lobe, Chicoutimi, Quebec

Streets of Home, LIVE Biennale, Vancouver

 

2008   

Actions of Transfer: Women and Performance in the Americas, University of California, Los Angeles/Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Los Angeles

Visualeyez 2008: Justice, Latitude 53: Visual Culture, Edmonton

Expanse Movement Arts Festival, Edmonton

35th Annual Skookum Jim Folklore Show, Whitehorse, Yukon 

 

Publications

"Selection of Event Scores." That I am looking backwards and into for a purpose, to go on: Asimakis, Magdalyn, Symons Sutcliffe, Alexandra and Jared Quinton, eds. New York City: Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program. 2017. 

"i fall into a place that is between body and song." ALMANAC. Groat, Maggie, ed. Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. 2017. 

"On the Museum." Inuit Art Quarterly. Volume 30 Issue 2. Summer 2017. 

"A Glossary of Insistence." Wood Land School - Critical Anthology Linklater, Duane, ed. Vancouver: Or Gallery + SFU Galleries. Forthcoming 2017. Print.

"Desirous Kinds of Indigenous Futurity." Desiring Change: Contemporary Canadian Feminist Art. Davis, Heather, ed. Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Forthcoming 2017. Print.

"Joan Jonas / Affinities." with Olivia Boudreau, Barbara Clausen, Corinn Gerber, Simone Forti, Tanya Lukin Linklater, taisha pagget, Erin Silver and Robin Simpson. C Magazine. Issue 132. Winter 2017. 

“An Event Score for Maria Tallchief, Dylan Robinson and Sherry Farrell Racette,” “An Event Score for Kodiak Alutiit 1 (Helen Simeonoff),” “An Event Score for Kodiak Alutiit 2 (To Ales Hrdlicka).” A Parallel Excavation: Duane Linklater and Tanya Lukin Linklater. Art Gallery of Alberta. 2016. 

 “An Event Score for Afognak Alutiit 1-4,” “An Event Score for Haunting (Eve Tuck),” “An Event Score for the Epistemic Violence of Translation (Edgar Heap of Birds)” with Andrew Berardini. MOUSSE 54. 2016. 

“Nohkom” and “44” for First Americans in the Arts. Issue no. 10. Spring 2016.

 "The Insistence of a Crow Archivist, Wendy Red Star." BlackFlash Magazine. 33.2 (Spring 2016).

"Slow Scrape." Special Issue of Dance Research Journal - Indigenous Dance Today-Motion, Connection, Relation. Shea Murphy, Jacqueline, guest ed. Congress on Research in Dance. Volume 48, No. 1. April 2016. Online and Print. 

Editor, As/Us Journal, Issue 5. 2015. Online.

"The Centres and the Edges." C Magazine. Issue 127 (Autumn 2015). 

“Untitled (     ).” Far Away, So Close, Part III. Vancouver: Access Gallery. 2015. Print. 

“A Girl” and “Not Like Us” (excerpts). Yellow Medicine Review: A Journal of Indigenous Literature, Art and Thought. Kane, Joan, guest ed. Spring 2015. Marshall, MN: Southwest Minnesota State University. Print                                                                                

“The Harvest Sturdies." Taos International Journal of Poetry and Art. Golos, et al, ed. 2014. Online. http://www.taosjournalofpoetry.com/the-harvest-sturdies-excerpts/

“Untitled.” As/Us Journal. Andrews, Tria, guest ed. Issue 4: Decolonial Love. 2014. Online. http://asusjournal.org/2014/10/25/tanya-lukin-linklater-poetry/

“Duane Linklater’s DECOMMISSION.” Barrie, Ontario: MacLaren Art Centre. 2013. Print and Online. http://maclarenart.com/sites/default/files/documents/dlinklater_decommission_brochure_final.pdf

“In Memoriam.” Drunken Boat. Long Soldier, Layli, ed. Issue 15: Native American Women’s Poetry. 2012. Online.  http://www.drunkenboat.com/db15/tanya-lukin-linklater

“wake up, waniska.” A Small Gathering for the Healing of Our Aboriginal Languages. Morin, Peter, ed. Vancouver: Western Front Gallery. 2011. Online. http://front.nfshost.com/gatheringlanguage/#stone11

“wake up, waniska.” Ice Floe 2010. Gramsce and Kirk, ed. University of Alaska Press. 2010. Print.

“Avva’s Telling.” The Journals of Knud Rasmussen: Sense Memory and High definition Inuit Storytelling. Robinson, Gillian, Ed. Montreal: Isuma. 2008. Print.