“Open Channels” Art Exhibition

October 11 - November 01

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Open Channels presents the works of visual artists who took part in the Canada C3 sailing expedition organized for the 150th anniversary of Confederation, in 2017. Aboard the MV Polar Prince, they drew inspiration from Canada’s ever-evolving environmental, social and cultural landscapes, as well as from dialogue between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples. Canada C3 present the digital version of the Open Channels Art Exhibition.

The artists whose works are presented in this exhibition are Lizzie Ittinuar, Sarni Pootoogook, Deanna Bailey, Soheila Esfahani, Christine Fitzgerald, Anna Gaby-Trotz, Phil Irish, Benjamin Kikkert, Paula Murray, Dominique Normand, Geoff Phillips, Francine Potvin, Leslie Reid, Rachel Rozanski and Véronique Tifo.


We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Power Corporation of Canada.


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Anna Gaby-Trotz, Benjamin Kikkert, Christine Fitzgerald, Deanna Bailey, Dominique Normand, Francine Potvin, Geoff Phillips, Leslie Reid, Lizzie Ittinuar, Paula Murray, Phil Irish, Rachel Rozanski, Sarni Pootoogook, Soheila Esfahani, Véronique Tifo