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Kent Monkman – Beauty and the Beast

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The exhibition is the fruit of the encounter between Kent Monkman, an Indigenous artist of Cree origin, born in Manitoba and based in Toronto, a singular and powerful voice in Canadian art, and the musée des Confluences in Lyon. The artist selected, from the museum collections, ten works and artifacts representative of objects and animals now dispossessed of the powers that Indigenous cultures attributed to them. He makes them the heart of an exhibition that examines the relationship between animals and humans, and invites us to think about the concept of cultural appropriation.

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