On the Fightin' Side of Me: Lori Blondea and Lynne Bell in conversation with Rebecca Belmore about the significance of place and history, bearing witness and storytelling for social change.
Fuse, Feb. 2005, v. 28, no. 1, pp. 25-33
Lori Blondeau and Lynne Bell in conversation with Rebecca Belmore during the installation of Temperance (2004) at the Snelgrove Gallery at the University of Saskatchewan. Work and issues centering around numerous cases of freezing deaths of Aboriginal men outside of the Queen Elizabeth II power plant is Saskatoon are discussed. Belmore highlights the importance of site-specifiic work and storytelling as a means of creating social change within her complex performance/installations.
ITEM 2005.163 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
Temperance – Rebecca Belmore
Indian Factory – Rebecca Belmore
On the Fightin' Side of Me – Merle Haggard
Five Sisters – Rebecca Belmore
Ayumee-aawach Oomama-mowan: Speaking to Their Mother – Rebecca Belmore