Will Wilson, K’ómoks Imperial Stormtrooper (Andy Everson), Citizen of the K’ómoks First Nation (detail), 2017, from the series Critical Indigenous Photographic Exchange: dᶻidᶻəlalič[Seattle], inkjet print, 127 × 101.6 cm. © Will Wilson. Photo: courtesy the artist

Exhibition opening – Àbadakone | Continuous Fire | Feu continuel

Thursday, November 7, 2019
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. EST
National Gallery of Canada Scotiabank Great Hall and Public Spaces
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

Join us for the opening of Àbadakone | Continuous Fire | Feu continuel!

The second exhibition of contemporary, international, Indigenous art organized by the National Gallery of Canada launches with a special opening in the Scotiabank Great Hall.

Don’t miss this compelling exhibition featuring works by more than 70 Indigenous artists from 16 countries.

  • 5 PM Festivities begin with art-making, as well as hoop dancing, throat singing, and Métis jigging.

  • 6 PM Procession of visiting Indigenous artists, honour song, speeches and continued celebration.

Performers include Odaya Drum Group, Bear Nation Singers, Hoop Dancer Rhonda Doxtator (Oneida Nation), Jingle Dress Dancer Aputi Flamand (Inuk and Oneida), Tarniriik Inuit Throat Singers, Prairie Fire Métis Jiggers, and DJ Jon Deck.

This activity is free of charge and open to the public.

Photographs and/or video will be taken at this event for promotional purposes. By entering and attending this event, you acknowledge and agree that your likeness may be included in photos and videos of the event, and may be used and disclosed by the National Gallery of Canada to promote its programming on digital channels.

Questions? Please contact us at: [email protected]


Thursday, November 7, 2019, 5:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
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