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Contemporary Art Gallery

555 Nelson Street
Vancouver, Canada
Admission always free

Today's hours
12 pm - 6 pm
8 Dec 22·6:30 PM

In Conversation

Tanya Lukin Linklater & Jordan Wilson

Tanya Lukin Linklater, An amplification through many minds (video still), 2019. Courtesy of the artist and Catriona Jeffries.


Join us for a talk in the gallery between Tanya Lukin Linklater and Jordan Wilson on the occasion of Lukin Linklater's exhibition My mind is with the weather.


ASL interpretation is available on request. Requests can be accommodated up to 5 days in advance. Please contact to book or for more information.


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Tanya Lukin Linkater (Alutiiq, b. 1976, Kodiak Island, USA) works across dance, performance, video, photography, installation, and writing. Her recent exhibitions include the Aichi Trienniale; New Museum Triennial, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Remai Modern, Saskatoon; Heard Museum, Phoenix; Chicago Architecture Biennial; Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and La Biennale de Montréal. She is currently a doctoral candidate at Queen's University, holding a Master's of Education from the University of Alberta (2003), and a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University (1998). Slow Scrape, her first book of poetry, was published by The Centre for Expanded Poetics and Anteism (2020). She lives and works in Nbisiing Anishinaabeg territory in North Bay, Ontario.

Jordan Wilson is an emerging curator and writer, and is currently a PhD student in Anthropology at New York University. He is a member of the Musqueam First Nation. Prior to starting graduate studies, Wilson was a Curatorial Intern at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery (2017-2018). He holds an MA in Anthropology and a BA in First Nations Studies (now First Nations and Indigenous Studies), both obtained at the University of British Columbia. Wilson was a co-curator of the exhibits c̓əsnaʔəm, the city before the city (2015) and In a Different Light: Reflecting on Northwest Coast Art (2017) at the UBC Museum of Anthropology. Along with Karen Duffek and Bill McLennan, Jordan co-edited the book Where the Power Is: Indigenous Perspectives on Northwest Coast Art (2021). He was recently the inaugural Indigenous Curatorial Research Fellow at Independent Curators International (ICI).