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From Skyworld to Cyberspace

Artist Skawennati gathers a number of works which, together, trace a line from our place of origin somewhere in the heavens to the virtual realm. From Skyworld to Cyberspace is a result of Skawennati’s investigation of cultural construction, contemporary Indigenous self-representation, and our relationships with the digital world.  

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Lippan art

Join Y Not Today for an exciting showcase of Lippan art! Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of this traditional art form from Gujarat, India. Explore the intricate and geometric patterns — get hands-on experience and create your own Lippan art masterpiece to take home with you.

Showtime: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: y not today (4339 Macleod Tr. SW)$39.99
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Even With Sharp Teeth You Can’t Bite Water

Nura Ali’s exhibition of new works investigates The Diasporic Imaginary and the complications of self-fashioning while still in the midst of grappling with a fraught inheritance. The works presented use abstraction and fragmentation as entry points to meditate on the spatialisation of diasporic consciousness.

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Location: Alberta Printmakers (4025 4 St. SE)Free
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What You Do To My Body (and Mind)

Debbie.lee Miszaniec presents a lush abundance of Dutch baroque-inspired still-life paintings of forbidden foods. The exhibition focuses on the psychological struggle between the body’s needs and the mind’s direction when pursuing weight loss. A soft sculpture sits caught in the struggle between nature and diet culture.  

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Location: Okotoks Art Gallery (53 N Railway St, Okotoks) Free
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Heaven On Earth

For Vasquez-Lazo’s debut solo exhibition, Heaven on Earth, the artist asks Can you remember the last thing that you cherished? That you held so close it hurt? Made you feel like a happy child? Heaven on Earth explores ideas of what is left behind in our sacred possessions.

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Location: The Bows (2001b 10th Ave. SW)Free
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Lucia Hierro: Corotos y Ajuares

Corotos y Ajuares brings together a series of soft sculptures and a site-specific mural that focus on everyday items like disposable takeout containers, a paper menu, and a pair of aprons, reflecting Hierro’s experiences as an artist within the Dominican diaspora in Manhattan and the Bronx.

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Location: Esker Foundation (4th floor, 1011 9 Ave SE)Free
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Harry Mitsuo Kiyooka: Artist. Educator. Activist (1926 – 2022).

Kiyooka’s hard-edge abstract period is his best known nationally and is a major feature of this retrospective. Nearly 70 years of art are celebrated and will cover other lesser-known subjects such as his portraiture, earlier work and his life-long preoccupation with Italy and especially La Serenissima: Venice.

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Location: Nickle Galleries (2500 University Dr. NW)Free
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P̓a̱sa’p

The term p̓a̱sa’p means the action of giving a potlatch to another, and is the guiding principle behind the collaboration by Norberg Hall and curator LaTiesha Fazakas of Fazakas Gallery. Participating artists come from Tlingit, Haida, and Kwakwaka’wakw territories where potlatching is an integral part of social, spiritual, economic, and political life.

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Location: Norberg Hall (333b 36 Ave. SE)Free
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Forgotten

Forgotten delves into the quiet, stark lives of small towns and other locations in Western Canada and the U.S. through the lens of the photographer Dan Gordon. His black and white photography invites you to explore the nostalgia-laden vistas captured on film and printed on gelatin silver paper.

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Location: Framed on Fifth (1207 5 Ave. NW)Free
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Aurora Arborealis

Imagine a not-so-distant future, where human civilization has crumbled; the last surviving fragments of earth’s ecosystems float in the void. This exhibition features new large-scale photographic works by Julya Hajnoczky created on site during recent artist residencies in Point Pelee (ON) and Terra Nova (NL) National Parks.

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Location: Christine Klassen Gallery (Suite #200, 321 50 Ave. SE)Free

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