NSCAD Visiting Artist Talk: Sarah Brooks
Oct 28th @ noon

The NSCAD Visiting Artist Series is honoured to host a lecture by NSCAD Alum Sarah Brooks on October 28th at 12pm in the virtual “The Anna Speakeasy” (Instructions below). This lecture is presented as part of NSCAD’s celebrations of Mi’kmaq History Month.

Sarah Brooks (she/her) is an Artist, Craftsperson and knowledge seeker. Graduating from NSCAD University in 2019, she received her BFA majoring in Textiles with a minor in Art History. Sarah pursues many different creative making processes such as; weaving, sewing, screen-printing, dye methods, painting, photography and design. Topics that Sarah’s work aims to focus on are: the sense of belonging, feelings of home and community, connection to the land, nature, and issues relating to environmental sustainable solutions. She has co-created and participated in various curation collectives and group projects, some including; Siawa’sik (2019) – a group curated display with the Indigenous Exhibition/Methodologies Class at NSCAD University and shown at the Museum of Natural History in Halifax. Amntu’kati Spirit Place (2019) – a Textiles and Ceramics Installation in collaboration with Cynthia Martin at NSCAD University Port Campus, Treaty Space Gallery in Halifax. Sarah has also contributed work shown in May 2019 – The Mi’kma’ki 2030 Collective at The Bus Stop Theatre in Halifax. Sarah is from the Mi’kmaw community of Sɨkɨpne’katik, First Nation. Since graduating in 2019, Sarah has been employed through CMM (Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq) and St. Mary’s University, contributing to the project titled T’an Weji-sqalia’tiek: Mi’kmaw Place Names. Sarah is now pursuing her MFA at NSCAD University, her studies began in September 2020.

To attend this talk please click: You will be required to enter a name and email address to enter the room. The link will be active as of 11:50am on Oct 28th.  This talk will be recorded and available through the Anna Leonowens Brightspace and Kaltura.

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