Symposium proceedings from a conference held in 1998 at the time of Sandra Semchuk’s exhibition how far back is home…
Texts by Ron Burnett, Rod Slemmons, Ellie Epp, Daisy Sewid-Smith, Sandra Semchuk and James Nicholas. The speakers at the conference addressed issues related to the symposium’s title from six very different angles, in effect ‘working around the subject’ and in the process creating a composite portrait of our relation to the land and the role that art and communication can play in it. The is a key document for anyone with an interest in the land claims process, the role of land imagery in art and the nature of the complex relations that exist between ethics and way land shapes perception.
Supported by the Canada Council for the Arts
44 pages, text only
15.5 x 23cm