If the future is Indigenous, what does that look like? Levi Nelson’s latest work asks a beautiful question

Shares artist Levi Nelson, viahttps://www.facebook.com/levi.nelson.7315: “Indigenous Futurism is a term coined by Dr. Grace Dillon of Portland State University in which, as a thought experiment, places Indigenous people in a futuristic setting. Indigenous futurism as a movement has since bled into the music, arts, and literature of Indigenous makers as a means to expand the … Continue reading If the future is Indigenous, what does that look like? Levi Nelson’s latest work asks a beautiful question

Art piece: Gender Performativity by Levi Nelson

I always appreciate seeing Levi Nelson’s new works, which he frequently shares on Facebook (go be a fan!) He describes this piece as an exploration of “gender peformativity.” The term gender performativity comes from Judith Butler’s book “Gender Trouble” (1990), where they argue that being born male or female does not determine a person’s behavior. … Continue reading Art piece: Gender Performativity by Levi Nelson

Breaking Bannock with fave local artist, Levi Nelson

https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2FSLCCWhistler%2Fvideos%2F743413863132424%2F&show_text=1&width=560   You might have heard that Levi Nelson was voted Favourite Artist in the 2020 Best of Pemberton. Three weeks ago, he chatted virtually with SLCC Curator Alison Pascal, about life as an artist and exploring the question: what does contemporary indigenous painting look like, and can he, as a Lil’wat artist, navigating painting, … Continue reading Breaking Bannock with fave local artist, Levi Nelson

Levi Nelson’s work to hang in the Audain Art Gallery

Levi Nelson, who we’ve been unashamed fans of since first encountering his work (and through his brilliant instagram takeover for us), has earned a place among the masters. His recent piece, “Nations in an Urban Landscape, 2019” , has been acquired as part of the Audain Art Gallery’s personal collection. On Thursday March 12, Nelson … Continue reading Levi Nelson’s work to hang in the Audain Art Gallery

Levi Nelson’s art opening kicks off tonight in Whistler at MY Place, 7pm – 10pm

Be challenged. Be provoked. Be inspired. Or just get together and have a good time. Tonight, Levi Nelson’s After the Blast art show officially opens in Whistler, at the Gallery at the Maury Young Arts Centre (formerly known as Millennium Place). Opening Reception: — November 7, 2019 | 7-10pm — The Gallery at Maury Young … Continue reading Levi Nelson’s art opening kicks off tonight in Whistler at MY Place, 7pm – 10pm

AFTER THE BLAST: The Art of Levi Nelson

Don’t miss this opening reception! And check out Levi’s artwork at the Pemberton Public Library along with this biography and information about the mini show. Shared from the Facebook event: Opening Reception – AFTER THE BLAST: The Art of Levi Nelson Having a place in both Indigenous and non-Indigenous cultures growing up, Levi Nelson shares … Continue reading AFTER THE BLAST: The Art of Levi Nelson

Levi Nelson gives a rolling tour of Pemberton’s new street banners

Have you seen the new street banners in Village of Pemberton?! Love seeing local artists showcased. Previous banner art has featured Vanessa Stark ART, and Karen Love Art. Love adding Levi Nelson to the landscape, and this line-up. Love that this community literally has so many gloriously talented people inviting us to see what is … Continue reading Levi Nelson gives a rolling tour of Pemberton’s new street banners