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Duane Linklater: mymothersside (Sept 18, 2021-Jan 16, 2022)


Duane Linklater works across a range of mediums to address the contradictions of contemporary Indigenous life within and beyond settler systems of knowledge, representation, and value. This survey brings together sculptures, video works, and digital prints on linen, as well as new adaptations of key installations and site-responsive pieces.


can the circle be unbroken 4

Duane Linklater
Digital print on linen with red cup-and-saucer and indigo dyes, charcoal
2019

can the circle be unbroken 5

Duane Linklater
Digital print on linen with black-walnut and iron-red dyes, black tea, sumac
2019

Modest Livelihood

Duane Linklater
Super 16mm film transferred to digital video (color, silent); 50 min.
2012

landlesscolumnbundle

Duane Linklater
Painted tepee poles, charcoal, rabbit-fur coat, mink-fur coat, rope
2019

dislodgevanishskinground

Duane Linklater
Twelve painted tepee poles, steel cable, charcoal, rope, digital print on linen (black tea, blueberry extract, sumac, charcoal)
2019

boys don’t cry

Duane Linklater
Digital prints on hand-dyed linen
2017

what grief conjures

Duane Linklater
Painted tepee poles, nylon rope, wooden pallet, refrigerator, tie-down straps, hand truck, plastic statue, handmade hoodie with cochineal dye, silk-screen ink
2020

What Then Remainz

Duane Linklater
Disassembled wall(s), powder-coated steel, steel screws

foiled (vers 1)

Duane Linklater
Super 8mm film transferred to digital video (color, sound); 7:30 min.
2021

UMFA 1993.005.001

Duane Linklater
Inkjet print on linen, nails; from Navajo Serape, Utah Museum of Fine Arts Collection
2015

UMFA 1974.079.091.034

Duane Linklater
Inkjet print on linen, nails; from Navajo Saddle Blanket, Utah Museum of Fine Arts Collection
2015

UMFA 1975.078.020.013

Duane Linklater
Inkjet print on linen, nails; from Navajo Saddle Blanket, Utah Museum of Fine Arts Collection
2015