Art Exhibition – Amy Malbeuf: apihkêw

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 14 Jun 2016 until 14 Jun 2016
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location
The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art

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Amy Malbeuf presents apihkêw, an examination of matrilineal lineage and concepts of time using ancestral and familial narratives to explore notions of Métis identity and histories.

The exhibition will consist of video projections, audio, aluminum prints and installation elements.

Malbeuf, a Métis visual artist from Rich Lake, Alberta, has exhibited her work nationally and internationally. In her practice, she explores notions of identity, place, language, and ecology through utilizing the mediums of caribou hair tufting, beadwork, installation, and performance. In 2015 she was named one of two Canada Council for the Arts fellows at the Santa Fe Art Institute, New Mexico. Malbeuf lives in Kelowna where she is working towards a MFA from the University of British Columbia Okanagan.


The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is a non-profit organization dedicated to the development of our creative community.

Since 1989, the Alternator has shown the work of emerging Canadian artists and helped develop the talents of local artists by providing a network of collaboration and sharing.

We foster energetic, creative, critical discussion on art & culture.

We believe in the greater positive potential of our creative community and value our role as key contributors to the cultural life of Kelowna and beyond.

The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is run by the Okanagan Artists Alternative Association.

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