Gurpreet Sehra, from the series Hip Hop Boys, 2012
First Friday: Appropriation in Art with Gurpreet Sehra
Free, everyone welcome!
From cultural appropriation to copyright infringement, there is a lot to consider when it comes to images that “borrow” from others. What is appropriation and why is it important for artists and viewers alike to consider its implications?
Gurpreet Sehra is a multidisciplinary artist who works in traditional and contemporary media, including textile, painting, video, printmaking and installation. She has completed three public art commissions in Winnipeg. She has exhibited, held artist residencies and presented at interdisciplinary conferences across Europe and North America.