Here We Are Here: Black Canadian Contemporary Art | Third Floor, Centre Block

January 2018

What is the Black Canadian presence and history in our country? Explore these ideas, and the issues of belonging, in Here We Are Here: Black Canadian Contemporary Art through the contemporary works of nine African Canadian artists. Challenge yourself to think differently about the deep-rooted histories and enduring presence of Black Canadians, gain a new and multifaceted understanding of Canada, through these unique and visually compelling installations.

Here We Are Here artists include

  • Sandra Brewster
  • Michèle Pearson Clarke
  • Chantal Gibson
  • Sylvia D. Hamilton
  • Bushra Junaid
  • Charmaine Lurch
  • Esmaa Mohamoud
  • Dawit L. Petros
  • Gordon Shadrach