« Je te parle, écoute-moi ! kiwidamon notacin »

Rouyn-Noranda | 25 x 50 x 2,5 inches | 2022 | Mixed media

Symbolising communication and listening, the talking sticks represent human beings, with each one’s differences. The ribbons and beads attached to the canvas create links between them and invite us to weave bonds of trust between us.

Nattaway (Chantal Simard)

Everything symbolic, ritual and spiritual is important in Nattaway's work, as is the question of identity. She knows how to revisit aspects of her Anicinabe culture and present them in a contemporary way.