Homage to Four in Paris

Shelley Niro

BIRTH YEAR 1954
BIRTH PLACE Niagara Falls, New York
MEDIUM Digital video, edited by Katharine Asals, approx. 7 min
DATE 2017
ACCESSION NUMBER 2018.04.02
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: special commission for the Ottawa Art Gallery, 2017
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A video of artist Barry Ace performing "A Reparative Act" (2010) in Paris. Following information taken from correspondence with Barry Ace: "This suite of dance performances is entitled A Reparative Act and consists of 4 solo dance performances undertaken in Paris, France, in conjunction with Robert Houle’s Paris Ojibwe exhibition at the Canadian Cultural Centre. The suite of dance performances are Maungwaudaus (Great Hero) – At the Louvre; Noodinokay (Furious Storm) – In the Tuilieries; Mishshemong (King of the Loons) – Place de la Concorde; Saysaygon (Hail Storm) – L’Esplanade des Invalides. Paris, France. (2010)."

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