Billboard project weaves Indigenous art into your daily commute – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 201816 Views

Mi’kmaw artist from Nova Scotia one of 50 Indigenous women participating coast-to-coast

Jun 08, 2018

“I hope it doesn’t cause any accidents.”

That’s what Mi’kmaw artist Teresa Marshall says as she gazes up at a roadside billboard displaying a Mohawk woman in a bright red T-shirt, posing playfully on the trunk of a vintage car.

Interspersed between ads for car dealerships and restaurants, this is one of 50 contemporary artworks by Indigenous women currently on display on billboards across the country as part of a larger project called Resilience, The National Billboard Exhibition Project.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/mi-kmaq-indigenous-women-artists-resilience-roadside-billboards-teresa-marshall-1.4694569

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