Lara Kramer, Ida Baptiste

October 22 to November 19, 2022

Ji zoongde’eyaang

Tiotia:ke / Mooniyang / Montreal

Visual arts / Multidisciplinary

October 22 to
November 19, 2022

Vernissage:
October 22, 2022 3pm

In this collaborative mother-daughter exhibition, Anishinaabe Oji-Cree artists Ida Baptiste and Lara Kramer bring forward their relational practices through generations to express and represent embodied experiences like memory, loss, and reclamation. The title of the exhibition, “Ji zoongde’eyaang”, means “to have a strong heart” in Anishinaabemowin.

The exhibit features older, never shown works of Ida Baptiste from the early 1990’s that draw on her memories of attending Brandon Indian Residential School. It also features a series of contemporary pieces by both artists in various mediums, including video, text and sound.

“This is our practice together. Of labor. Of love. Of love labor. It is a story of resistance, of survivance and of our ongoing presence here on Turtle Island. It is the place where we, with our soft hard loving hands, materialize imagination and dreams to pave a healthier path forward. A practice intended for sharing with future generations.”

Free entrance

From Tuesday to Saturday from 12pm to 6pm.

Credits

Lara Kramer Danse, Rama Studios, Conseil des arts de Montréal, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.

Guest Artists

Jeanette Kotowich, Ruby Caldwell Kramer, Emerson Ninigishki’iing

Also on Display

In Blankets, Herds and Ghosts, a work by Lara Kramer featured on two billboards located on the facades of Café Cherrier and Bonsecours Market as part of Dazibao satellite, in collaboration with the MAI.