Ursula Johnson

[Ursula Johnson, Ke'tapekiaq Ma'qimikew: The Land Sings, Cape Breton Visitation 2015. Photo: Dr. Marcia Ostashkewski. Courtesy of the Artist.]

Ursula Johnson is an emerging performance and installation artist of Mi’kmaw First Nation ancestry. She graduated from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and has participated in over 30 group shows and 5 solo exhibitions. Her performances are often place-based and employ co-operative didactic intervention. Recent works include various sculptural media that invite her audience to consider aspects of intangible cultural heritage as it pertains to the consumption of traditional knowledge within the context of colonial institutions.



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