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Camille
Georgeson
Usher

 

ABOUT

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Camille Georgeson-Usher is a Coast Salish/Sahtu Dene/Scottish scholar, artist, and writer from Galiano Island, BC of the Pune’laxutth’ (Penelakut) Nation. She completed her MA in Art History at Concordia University where she worked to prove the impact of the performing arts in building confidence and leadership amongst Indigenous youth by learning to talk/embody discussions about safer sexual practices. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Cultural Studies department at Queen’s University and has been awarded the Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoralfor her research-creation workaround urban Indigenous experiences within Indigenous arts collectives and other groups activating public spaces through gestures both little and big. Her artistic and curatorial practices are predominantly looking through acts of deep, loving convergences with colleague Asinnajaq (Isabella Weetaluktuk).

projects

this world; here - hold fast (2018)

this world; here - hold fast (2018)

sketches

sketches

cooked books (2013)

cooked books (2013)

common opulence (2018)

common opulence (2018)

this world; here - Kingston, ON

this world; here - Kingston, ON

soundings - Kingston, ON

soundings - Kingston, ON

memory braiding - Montreal, QC

memory braiding - Montreal, QC

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