New kinds of superheroes are making their way into the gallery this winter! Coming to Open Space after a critically-acclaimed nation-wide tour, When Raven Became Spiderbrings together work from six Indigenous artists who transpose supernatural beings from Indigenous stories into the realm of superhero comics. Curated by Leena Minifie, the show features work from Joi T. Arcand, Sonny Assu, Shaun Beyale, Julianne Beaudin-Herney, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, and Jeffery Veregge.
When Raven Became Spider was first shown at the Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina Public Library. The Open Space iteration of the exhibition, running from January 10-February 8, will feature new works by island-based artist Sonny Assu.
Opening reception: Jan 10, 7-9pm
Curator's talk: Jan 11, 2-4pm
Comics talk/workshopwith Cole Pauls and Whess Harman: Jan 25, 2-4pm
10 Fort Street, 2nd floor, Victoria
BC V8W 1E6 Canada. 250-383-8833. www.openspace.ca