Before and After the Horizon is co-organized by the AGO and the National Museum of the American Indian. It is curated by David Penney (NMAI) and Gerald McMaster (Plains Cree/Sisika First Nation). To celebrate this important exhibition, Andrew Hunter, the AGO’s Fredrik S. Eaton Curator, Canadian Art,has organized a series of complementary interventions and installations to extend the dialogue into the AGO’s own collection of Canadian art.
Organized thematically, Before and After the Horizon explores six concepts of shared relevance to Anishinaabe people:
Blake Debassige (Ojibwa), b. 1956, One Who Lives under the Water, ca.1978. Acrylic on canvas, 127 x 96.5 cm. On loan from the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada