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Art Now: Terrance Houle

Date & Time:
October 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Gallery Hall, TFDL
Terrance Houle
Photo: “He is Tired” 2014, photo by Henry Chan

Art Now: Visiting Artist & Scholar Series

Terrance Houle: GHOST DAYS: on ghosts, love and reclamation 

This is a talk on Terrance Houle’s new project GHOST DAYS which is an experimental multi-media, collaborative project that evokes our colonial and non-colonial histories which exist in the light of night as in the darkness of the day, GHOST DAYS awakens a collaboration with artists, audience, and spirit.

Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada and raised on the Great Plains of North America, Terrance Houle is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary media artist and a proud member of the Kainai Nation (Blood Tribe). Involved with Aboriginal communities all his life, he has traveled to reservations throughout North America participating in Powwow dancing and native ceremonies. Houle makes use of performance, photography, video & film, music and painting in his work. Likewise, Houle's practice includes various tools of mass dissemination such as billboards and vinyl bus signage. Houle graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design in 2003 with a BFA Major in Fibre. His ground-breaking art quickly garnered him significant accolades and opportunities.