York University alum Bonnie Devine (MFA 99’) will be on campus June 12 to present her work titled ”Writing Home” at the Helliwell Centre at Osgoode Hall Law School.
Responding to questions about how to begin a conversation with the land, Devine will present a personal journey of walking, listening, looking and making. Through this work, Devine invites viewers to join her on the journey and encourages them to think about their own relationship with the land and the importance of acknowledging Indigenous histories and perspectives.
Devine is a prominent Anishinaabe artist, painter, curator, writer and educator who lives and works in Toronto, Ont. She is a multidisciplinary artist whose works include sculpture, painting, video, performances, drawing and site-specific interventions. Her work is influenced by storytelling and narratives of treaty, land, environment and history of the Anishinaabeg. Devine is an emerita associate professor at the Ontario College of Art and Design University, founding Chair of the school’s Indigenous Visual Cultural Program and recipient of a Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2021.
All York community members are invited to attend this in-person event as part of National Indigenous History Month. To secure a spot, complete the RSVP form.
“Writing home” Public Lecture featuring Bonnie Devine
Date: June 12, 2023
Time: 4 to 6 p.m.
Location: Helliwell Centre, Room 1014, Osgoode Hall Law School