AGO INSIDER “ONE BEAD AT A TIME”

One bead at a time

Radical Stitch, a landmark exhibition of contemporary Indigenous beading, is on view now at Regina’s MacKenzie Art Gallery through August 28.

This summer, MacKenzie Art Gallery in Regina, Saskatchewan, presents Radical Stitch—a gathering of more than 100 works by 48 artists in the largest showcase of contemporary Indigenous beading in Turtle Island (North America). The act of beading can be described quite simply: one by one, thousands of beads are strung and sewn together to make a design on a surface. The tactile quality and labour involved make for a particularly unique medium. For Indigenous peoples, beading holds power.

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Mino-bimaadiziwin (The Way of Good Life) – Men and Women’s Regalia Suite is available through Heffel Gallery (Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal).

For more information, contact Tania Poggione @ Email: Tania@heffel.com