This story will take you to 150 years ago in Canada to experience a different journey. Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience is a story about aboriginal people created by Kent Monkman, who strives to challenge and crush the colonial ideas in Canadian history.
According to Monkman’s personal biography, Kent Monkman is a Canadian visual artist, known for his provocations on Western European and American art history. In Munckman’s paintings and films, he constantly explores colonization, sex, loss and resilience. Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience tells the story of the most devastating period for the First Nations in the past 150 years. They signed digital treaties, followed the reserve system, and experienced residential school genocide policies. This is mass imprisonment, a kind of urban squalor. He uses his exquisite painting techniques to describe his dissatisfaction and criticism of Canada’s past and current colonial policies.
There are nearly 80 exhibits in this exhibition, and travelling exhibitions have been carried out in nine cities across the country. Now, this exhibition is in the Museum of Anthropology, if you want to have a different journey, Please book tickets now. In my mind, you must be very interested in the history and experience of the indigenous people and have your own views. Let us explore the complexity of the history of indigenous people together to learn more stories we don’t know.
Due to the COVID-19, All people who want to visit the museum need to pre-purchase tickets. Also, After entering the museum, you are required to wear the mask. The exhibition presents from August 6, 2020, to January 3, 2021. Check it out this Christmas holiday. That will be an amazing experience.