Jamison Chās Banks “Crypsis: Eradication Methods Laboratory”
- Dates:June 1, 2018 - July 7, 2018 ( Recurring weekly on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday )
- Location:Urban Shaman Gallery
- Times:Tuesday - Saturday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Address: 203-290 McDermot Ave Winnipeg, MB
- Contact: liz garlicki
- Phone: (204) 942-2674
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- Region: Winnipeg
Opening reception: Friday June 1, Official reception 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Open for First Fridays at 5:00 PM.
Jamison Chās Banks is a multi-disciplinary artist who creates films, paintings, performances, and installations. His works often explore the history of war and territorial expansion, both literal and psychological. Banks appropriates and alters symbols employed in propaganda and popular culture and redeploys them in contexts that subvert their original meanings. He usually begins with an area of investigation that spawns a series of interrelated artworks in different media. For example, during his residency at the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe in 2013 Banks created a film, screen prints, and a performance as part of the project Territories: The Frontier. Initially inspired the history of service in the armed forces by members of the artist’s family, this project explored the recent wars that the United States has been engaged in not as singular incidents, but part of a cyclical history.
Image: Jamison Chas Banks, serigraph on paper, “Kickapoo Indian Oil Bottle”