CEPA Dual Opening ** Ango'tg / Horizon ** Sutherland/Ely
Friday 5th Apr, 2019
CEPA Gallery617 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203
Please Join CEPA Gallery, April 5th from 6pm-9pm, for the opening reception of two Solo Exhibitions in our Market Arcade galleries.
ANGO’TG: Taking Care of, a saccharine installation by Julia Rose Sutherland.
*Sage Burning performance at 7:30pm at the opening reception
Julia Rose Sutherland is a multidisciplinary artist whose work explores the trauma and social issues associated with her aboriginal roots as a Mi'kmaq woman of the Metepenagiag Nation of New Brunswick, Canada. She is addressing the systems of commodification, representation, worth, as well as the identity politics surrounding Indigenous Peoples of North America. With this, she fosters a dialogue regarding the treatment, representation, and voice of these marginalized communities. Often the work emphasises concepts of loss, absence, alongside adapted Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation traditional materials and techniques. Sutherland desires to regain a sense of identity and push to engage a more mindful conversation around topical subjects such as addiction, mental health, feminism, and aboriginal identity politics.
The exhibition will run from April 5 — May 25, 2019 in the Underground Gallery located on the basement level of CEPA’s Market Arcade gallery spaces.