FNUniv Art Gallery Interactive Launch of New Exhibit,

The Ephemerals Re: Trending 2014

Unpacking ideas of cultural appropriation, misrepresentation and general identity politics

The Ephemerals is a collective of Aboriginal women from Winnipeg, Manitoba interested in curatorial and creative based research. The collective’s projects are fuelled by collaborative interventions, and ephemeral affairs in order to the push the boundaries of perceived Indigeneity.

In-Gallery Ephemeral Performance Webcast and Media Interviews

The Ephemerals will participate in a 20-minute live webcast to discuss their project, Re: Trending, 2014 and the issues found within popular culture mediums such as music, art and fashion. They unpack ideas of cultural appropriation, misrepresentation and general identity politics.

Wednesday September 3, 2014
11 am- noon
First Nations University of Canada Art Gallery, 1 First Nations Way

Ephemeral Pancake Breakfast and Gallery Walk Through

The Ephemerals will be serving up pancakes as well as dialogue about the main themes of their exhibit with FNUniv students, faculty and staff. They will wrap up with a gallery walk of their exhibit.

Friday September 5, 2014

Breakfast 8:30 am, Gallery Tour 9:45 am

Veterans Memorial Tipi (atrium) and FNUniv Art Gallery, 1 First Nations Way

Available for interview:

  • The Ephemerals Collective Members –  Jaimie Isaac, Niki Little, and Jenny Western
  • FNUniv Art Collection Coordinator—  Katherine Boyer
  • FNUniv Students and faculty

Exhibit Info: The Ephemerals Re: Trending 2014

Reception: September 5th, 6 – 8 pm
Exhibition runs from September 5th – October 17th 2014


Media Contact:

Racelle Kooy, Director of CommunicationsFirst Nations University of CanadaTel: 306-790-5950 ext 2600,  Cell: 306-551-2965rkooy@fnuniv.ca