Artist Talk: Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ

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Oct 27 - Oct 27, 2022
Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ
In Person + Online option

Join us for an in-person artist talk on Thursday, October 27 at 6pm MDT with current exhibiting artist Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ in conjunction with her exhibition Nehiyaw Isko ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐤ. The event will be drop-in and free to attend.

Remote Accessibility: For those unable to attend in person, you can sign up below to receive a live Zoom link during the event to attend remotely! Please note, you do NOT need to sign up if you are attending in person.

Nehiyaw Isko ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐤ presents the work of Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ (Bigstone Cree Nation) and speaks to her identity as an Indigenous femme. This show will present two performance works: Cahkipêhikan and Grieving with the Land. Through the act of reclamation Cheyenne speaks to both the past and the present, exploring song, language, and grief.

Cheyenne Rain LeGrande ᑭᒥᐊᐧᐣ is a Nehiyaw Isko artist, from Bigstone Cree Nation. She currently resides in Amiskwaciy Waskahikan also known as Edmonton, Alberta. Cheyenne graduated from Emily Carr University with her BFA in Visual Arts in 2019. Her work often explores history, knowledge and traditional practices. Through the use of her body and language, she speaks to the past, present and future. Cheyenne’s work is rooted in the strength to feel, express and heal. Bringing her ancestors with her, she moves through installation, photography, video, sound, and performance art.


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