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Permanent installation at Victoria City Hall explores reconciliation through art – CBC

Sacred features the work of eight different Indigenous artists.

Jun 24, 2018

Many of the walls, corridors and chambers of Victoria’s City Hall are now home to a multi-media art installation.

The installation, Sacred, was created as part of the city’s ongoing push for reconciliation and showcases the work of eight different Indigenous artists.

“I think art has the capacity to really speak to truth, and touch people in their hearts,” said Cree artist Eli Hirtle, one of the contributing artists and also the installation’s assistant curator.

“We can read facts and figures, but to be really moved by seeing pieces of art is a really special thing.”

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/sacred-art-installation-1.4720108

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