Brittany Nickerson @ The Bows (Calgary)

Brittany Nickerson @ The Bows (Calgary)

Portfolio Description

January 21 – March 26, 2022

Brittany Nickerson (she/they) is a Queer visual artist and cultural worker currently living and working in Mohkinstsis, which is colonially known as Calgary. She was born on the traditional unceded territory of the Wәlastәkewiyik (Maliseet) people.

Her lens-based research and practice use autoethnography to examine patriarchal structures of archiving. Through a Queer perspective, Brittany aims to disrupt and reconfigure historical narratives in her family’s archive.

In 2014 Brittany graduated from the Alberta University of the Arts with a Bachelor in Design. She completed a Master of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University in 2017. Since 2017, she has been a full-time cultural worker in Mohkinstsis.

-Excerpt from exhibition description.

​​Documentation of the exhibit by Katy Whitt