Creativity, the Arts, and Social Transformation (CAST):
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Photo Credit: Jaime Black
Jaime Black | between us
November 9, 2021- February 25, 2022
Curated by CAST Chair Dr. Toni Shapiro-Phim
Water. Stone. Twigs. Bodies. The color red. These elements appear throughout Jaime Black’s exhibition, between us, honoring the interdependence between humankind and the natural and spiritual worlds. The artist, of mixed Anishinaabe and Finnish descent, focuses special attention on Indigenous women’s potency in all these realms as nurturers, as trust-builders, as knowledge-holders and knowledge-givers.