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Student blog 2021
Co-creating during COVID
This painting represents the activism which occurred this year for solidarity with Wet’suwet’en. This image features members of the Wet’suwet’en community who are fighting for their land, but also includes both Indigenous and non-Indigenous activism taking place across Canada. This includes a representation of the solidarity student walk-out at Trent University, as well as the railway blockades held on Tyendinaga Mohawk territory. ...
This painting is a representation of the ways communities are connecting during the COVID-19 global pandemic. Through this painting, I represented two initiatives: The ‘Hearts in the Window’ initiative which is occurring across Canada on Facebook. ...
This painting represents the transnational climate work, particularly the climate strike which occurred globally. The large figures represent some of the more prominent individuals who have been leaders in the climate change movement. On the left is Autumn Peltier, the middle is Greta Thunberg and on the right, is Leah Namugerwa. ...
Check out this brilliant triptych of pieces by WMST 4122 student, Hannah Smit, and read more about each piece here.