Soul of Nations first ever publication for Soul Center for the Arts’ Landscapes From Within exhibition at the Gallery in Genova, Italy. This brief series of pages includes interviews, contemporary works, and essays from Antoinette Thompson, Jaque Fragua, and Delaney Keshena.
Understanding how Indigenous/Native American contemporary arts express Indigeneity and resistance through art
Begay’s film, entitled Lightning Boy, combines a culturally based story-line with contemporary special effects, featuring the award-winning poet and writer Vivian Mary Carroll. Lightning Boy received the 2019 TCJ Student Best Film Award and will be present at the Pocahontas Reframed “Storytellers” Film Festival in Richmond, Virginia in 2020.
Bidzííl considers himself to be a drone environmental activist and documented the No Dakota Access Pipeline movement at the Oceti Sakowin Camp on the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota in 2016.
America is obsessed with Dead Indians and, as a result, the Indigenous voice is rendered as irrelevant noise of a remote past.