Canadian Métis artist Jaime Black has been displaying her installation exhibit The REDress Project, which recognizes the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, at public spaces and art museums for a decade.
Born in Guangzhou, China, Z.S. Liang had never seen anything like Native culture before, and he wanted to share it with the rest of the world. Filling gaps in the artistic representation of Indigenous stories remains the goal of Liang’s career.
To prepare the 29 pieces of art, Clark took extra care with each step including cleaning, priming, painting the balloon portrait, and sealing the ostrich egg. There are no specific tools made to hold ostrich eggs for painters like Clark. So, he created his own version.
What is Aleppo showcases Clark’s affinity for creating beautiful art out of the world’s darkness by bringing to light the gravity that issues such as warfare, genocide, politics and more have on cultures and individuals.