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2017 Media Coverage

Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience

Whyte, Murray, “Truth, resilience and indigenous art find their place in 2016” Toronto Star, December 28, 2016.

Lewsen, Simon “Westworld”, Toronto Life, January 2017.

“Art Museum Press Release – January 2017 – KENT MONKMAN EXHIBIT” University of Toronto, January, 2017.

“20 Shows We Want to See in 2017” Canadian Art, January 2, 2017.

Everett-Green, Robert, “Kent Monkman: A trickster with a cause crashes Canada’s 150th birthday party” The Globe and Mail, January 7, 2017.

Wheeler, Brad. “What comedian Ryan McMahon is hearing, reading, and looking forward to” The Globe and Mail, January 12, 2017.

Wilson, Olivia, “U of T to celebrate three anniversaries in 2017” The Varsity, January 16, 2017.

Whyte, Murray, “Kent Monkman fills in the blanks in Canadian history” Toronto Star, January 22, 2017.

La Rose, Lauren, “‘Shame and Prejudice’ explores historical treatment of Canada’s indigenous peoples” The Western Star, January 23, 2017.

Sloan, Will, “A rebellious art show, an epic indoor beach part and 10 other things to do this week” Toronto Life, January 23, 2017.

James, Hannah, “‘See history with new eyes’” UofT News, January 24, 2017.

Cram, Stephanie, “Shame and Prejudice art exhibit looks at ‘150 years of Indigenous experience’ in Canada” CBC News, January 25, 2017.

Willard, Jeremy, “Out in Toronto: Jan 26-Feb1, 2017”, Daily Xtra, January 25, 2017.

Sweet, Kevin, “Le peintre Kent Monkman revoit l’histoire du Canada”, Radio Canada, 25 janvier, 2017.

Morgan-Feir, Caoimhe, “Kent Monkman: History Painting for a Colonized Canada” Canadian Art, January 26, 2017.

Deerchild, Rosanna, “Kent Monkman puts the Indigenous experience into art history”, CBC Radio, January 29, 2017.

Nahwegahbow, Barb, “Opening of Kent Monkman art show attracts 1,000 people”, Windspeaker, January 30, 2017.

Bingham, Russell, “Kent Monkman”, Canadian Encyclopedia, February 3, 2017.

Baird, Daniel, “The Alternative Realism of Kent Monkman”, The Walrus, February 7, 2017.

“Kent Monkman’s Shame and Prejudice: A [Love] Story of Resilience”, MEDIA INDIGENA, February 19, 2017.

MacDonald, Sadie, “The Scream and the Swing, Subjugation and Strength: Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience at the University of Toronto Art Museum”, <em<musings< em=””>, February 20, 2017.</em<musings<>

Barcza, Leslie, “Kent Monkman: Our Shame, Our Prejudice, Their Resilience”, barczablog, February 23, 2017.

Nahwegahbow, Barb, “March 4 Toronto close of Shame and Prejudice, then on to Calgary”, Windspeaker, February 27, 2017.

dandy, “Cover Star: Kent Monkman”, dandyhorse, March 3, 2017.

English, Ryan, “U of T art show focuses on Indigenous-settler relationships”, University Affairs, March 3, 2017.

Mironova, Elizaveta, “Kent Monkman – Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience”,, March 5, 2017.

Payne, Nancy, “The Art of Reconciliation”, Canada’s History, March 8, 2017.

Macdonald, Nancy, “How Indigenous people are rebranding Canada 150”, Maclean’s, March 13, 2017.

Siddiqui, Hiba, “Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience”, The Strand, March 20, 2017.

“Another Way to Celebrate 150 Years”, Magazin’art, March 24, 2017.

Palmater, Pamela,”Canada 150 is a celebration of Indigenous genocide”, NOW Toronto, March 29, 2017.

Runnalls, Jeremy, “Editor’s Note: Everywhere and nowhere”, Corporate Knights, April 5, 2017.

Chowdhury, Ibnul, “The pitfalls of counter-representation”, The Varsity, April 10, 2017.

Cram, Stephanie, “Hnatyshyn Foundation gives $1.5M in awards to 150 Indigenous artists”, CBC News, April 12, 2017.

Johnson, Sarena, “Miss Chief Eagle Testickle For Prime Minister: Kent Monkman’s Artistic Resistance to Canada 150”, Muskrat, April 25, 2017.

Ngabo, Gilbert, “UofT honouring sexual diversity activists in Indigenous communities”, Metro News, April 26, 2017.

McGonegal, Julie, “The art of resistance”, UC Observer, June 2017.

Dunn, Bryen, “Pride Toronto announces Parade Grand Marshal, Honoured Group and Youth Ambassador”, theBUZZ, June 16, 2017.

Gessell, Paul, “Kent Monkman Confronts History”, Galleries West, June 18, 2017.

Taylor, Stephanie, “Sask. First Nations skateboard designer collaborates with artist Kent Monkman on new series”, CBC News, June 19, 2017.

Volmers, Eric, “Artist Kent Monkman counters Canada’s 150th celebrations with exhibit about the history of indigenous people”, Calgary Herald, June 21, 2017.

Cyca, Michelle, “Resistance 150: Indigenous artists challenge Canadians to reckon with our history”, Chatelaine, June 22, 2017.

Kassam, Ashifa, “Canada celebrates 150 but indigenous groups say history is being ‘skated over’”, The Guardian, June 27, 2017.

Balzer, David, “Against the Souvenir: Thinking Through Canada 150”, Canadian Art, June 29, 2017.

It’s All Happening So Fast: A Counter-History of the Modern Canadian Environment

“It’s All Happening So Fast: A Counter-History of the Modern Canadian Environment” Art Museum, April 2017.

Schechter, Fran. “Toronto Gallery Openings: It’s All Happening So Fast, Angela Grossmann, home*” NOW Toronto, May 5, 2017.

Whyte, Murray, “Suzy Lake reprocesses the gender divide at the Ryerson Image Centre”, Toronto Star, May 18, 2017.

Rachel Wine, “Northern Exposure”, Globe and Mail, May 5, 2017. Online


“Migration, Memory, Identity: Main topics at Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival 2017”, The Eye of Photography, May 29, 2017. Online

“The top things to see, do, hear and read this month”, Toronto Life, July 1 2017. Print

In Dialogue

“Interview with Sarah Robayo Sheridan”, CHOQ FM, August 21, 2017.

“Art Museum at University of Toronto Presents In Dialogue Exhibit by 11 Indigenous Artists”, Indian Country Today, August 24, 2017

“Opening Reception for Fall Shows”, Carpe Diem, August 17, 2017.

“In Dialogue | Art Shows Toronto”, Art Shows in Toronto, August 17, 2017.

“Art Museum at University of Toronto Presents In Dialogue Exhibit by 11 Indigenous Artists”, Native News Today, August 24, 2017.