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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.


Trap

Duane Linklater
Powder-coated trap, mirror, gypsum board, plywood, steel wall studs
2016

My brother in law, my sister

Duane Linklater
Fox fur, garment rack, hangers, T-shirt
2014

Kiss

Duane Linklater
Fox furs, garment rack, hangers
2014

boys don’t cry

Duane Linklater
Digital prints on hand-dyed linen
2017

The place I seek to go

Duane Linklater
Coyote fur, garment rack, hanger, flat-screen TV, Apple Mac mini, digital video, cables
2014

UMFA 1975.078.020.013

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

winter in america_no door_âkamenimok

Duane Linklater
Digital print on hand-dyed linen (black tea, sumac, charcoal, cup-and-saucer ochre, iron-red pigment, dandelion), nails
2020

action at a distance

Duane Linklater
Painted tepee poles, nylon rope, plants, ceramics, sandbags, twelve framed digital prints, framed mirror
2020

primaryuse

Duane Linklater
Spray-painted LCD screens, television stands, media players, stones, three Super 8mm films transferred to digital videos (color, sound), score by eagles with eyes closed
2020

Sunrise at Cape Spear

Duane Linklater
Digital video (color, silent); 12 min.
2011

Modest Livelihood

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

UMFA 1974.079.091.034

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