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Artist and Curatorial Tour: The Children Have to Hear Another Story, with Alanis Obomsawin and Richard Hill

A program of:
The Children Have to Hear Another Story

Saturday, September 9, 2023
University of Toronto Art Centre (in University College)

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Join Alanis Obomsawin and curator Richard Hill for a guided tour of the exhibition featuring a comprehensive overview of Obomsawin’s films, artworks, prints, and music along with ephemera, documents and media coverage that provide new insight into her work.

This event is free and all are welcome. Registration required.

About the Curator

Richard William Hill, Smith Jarislowsky Senior Curator of Canadian Art at the Vancouver Art Gallery, has worked as a curator, critic and art historian for three decades. He was Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies at Emily Carr University of Art and Design from 2015 until December 2021. Prior to this, he was Associate Professor at York University, teaching courses in art history, curatorial practice and graduate research methods. Hill also worked at the Art Gallery of Ontario, where, with Dr. Anna Hudson, he oversaw the museum’s first substantial efforts to collect historic Indigenous North American art and display it in the permanent collection galleries. Hill’s essays on art have appeared internationally in numerous books, exhibition catalogues and periodicals.

Title and Page Image: Alanis Obomsawin, When All the Leaves Are Gone, 2010. Digital video, black-and-white and colour, sound, 17:30 min. Courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.

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