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Visual Art Resistance by Women from Across Canada

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Mother May I?
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Is This Thing On? 
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Whale Hunt: I Think Everyone is Here
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50BITS & PIECES This digital database is home to a selection of 50 representative moments from the MSVU Art Gallery's history.

The “Bits” contain archival materials that shed light on the Gallery’s activities while the “Pieces” reimagine archive dossiers through the creation of digital collages.

New “Bits and Pieces” will be added each month of 2021. 

explore the themes

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50BITS & PIECES

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Lisa Bouraly (curator), David Clark (media artist), and Wiebke Schroeder (NSCAD Research Assistant)

MSVU Team
David Dahms, Claire Dykhuis, Laura Ritchie, Traci Steylen, and Faiza Abdulle, Connor Mackinnon and Lori Mombourquette

We are also very grateful to Ross Unger, Adrian Fish, Susan Gibson Garvey, Ingrid Jenkner, and Rita McKeough. 

No rights can be claimed from the information in these pages.
The exhibition team made every possible effort to assure the accuracy of all information published here. Inaccuracies can, however, occur. 
Please send an email to lisa.bouraly[@]gmail.com

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The Slide Registry


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Rita McKeough

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Women Artists from the Atlantic Provinces

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Survival Atlantic Style:  

16 Artists from the Atlantic Provinces

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Queer Looking, Queer Acting 

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Tracking : Bombings, Wars & Genocides, A Six-Month Journey From New York to China, Vietnam, Cambodia & Indonesia

Denyse Thomasos

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Visual Art of Resistance by Women
from Across Canada

Women and Peace:

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 A Community Album before 1918

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 Working towards the body…

Contingent: 

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Body Artist Extraordinaire

Carolee Schneemann

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Acquisition (1975.30)

Edith Clayton’s Basket 

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Contemporary Micmac[sic] Fibre Hangings

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Marnina Gonick and Noam Gonick

Voices in Longitude and Latitude

Bits & Pieces:
an MSVU Art Gallery Retrospective

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A Retrospective

Adrian Piper: 

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Contemporary Art from Pangnirtung

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Goose drawing series (Collection)

Agnes Nanogak 

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An Installation by Teresa MacPhee

Mother May I? 

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Is This Thing On? 

Bridget Moser

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Beyond the Terminating Vista (Rebuild)

Steve Higgins

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Artist in Residence

Ursula Johnson

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Prospect 2: Kelly Mark Works

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Prospect 19: Megan Kyak-Monteith

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