Native American woman posing and looking to the left on a white background

Skeena Reece: Visitors Series Talk

Reece will share a curated review of her favorite works. A reception will follow.

About the Artist

Skeena Reece is a Tsimshian/Gitksan and Cree artist based on the West Coast of British Columbia. She has garnered national and international attention, most notably for Raven: On the Colonial Fleet (2010), a bold installation and performance that was presented as part of the celebrated group exhibition Beat Nation and debuted at the Sydney Biennale. Her multidisciplinary practice includes performance art, spoken word, humor, “sacred clowning,” writing, music, video/film, photography, and visual art. She studied Media Art at Emily Carr University. She was the recipient of the Reveal - Hnatyshyn Award (2017), British Columbia Award for Excellence in the Arts (2012), and The VIVA Award (2014). For Savage (2010), Reece won a Leo Award for Best Performance in a Short Film. She performed at the 17th Sydney Biennale, Australia. Recent exhibitions include Interior Infinite at the Polygon Gallery (2021) and the Women and Masks Research Conference for Boston University, Massachusetts. Currently, she is working on a pottery collection for York University.

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    School of Art & Design Visitors Committee
  • Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation
  • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures
Please note that this program does NOT take place at the Spurlock Museum.


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All participants are welcome. To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please contact Brian Cudiamat at or (217) 244-5586.