Charlene Vickers: the map is not the territory

Art Unbound
Art Unbound
Charlene Vickers: the map is not the territory

On this episode of the Portland Art Museum Podcast, we present the audio interview of Charlene Vickers, edited only for pauses in the conversation and chatter between Charlene and the interviewer. The other voice you will hear is Grace Kook-Anderson, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer of Northwest Art and curator of the map is not the territory.

Charlene Vickers
(b. 1970 in Kenora, Ontario; lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada)
Charlene Vickers is an Anishnabe artist based in Vancouver. Raised in Toronto, Vickers explores her Ojibwe ancestry through painting, sculpture, and performance exploring memory, healing, and embodied connections to ancestral lands.

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A sampling of Charlene’s work can be see at Portland Art Museum through May 5, 2019. See Charlene present at Portland Art Museum as part of a PechaKucha talk from February 10, 2019 here –

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