Mischief making : Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, art, and the seriousness of play (Book, 2021) [University of Louisville Libraries]
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Mischief making : Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, art, and the seriousness of play

Mischief making : Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, art, and the seriousness of play

Author: Nicola Levell; Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In a gorgeously illustrated exploration of the art of Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Mischief Making disproves any notion that play is frivolous. Deploying playful and punning tactics, Yahgulanaas shines a spotlight on serious topics. As he investigates Indigenous and other world views, the politics of land, cultural heritage, and global ecology, his distinctive style stretches, twists, and flips the formlines of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Levell, Nicola, 1967-
Mischief making.
Vancouver ; Toronto : UBC Press, 2021
(OCoLC)1263819864
Named Person: Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas; Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicola Levell; Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas
ISBN: 9780774867368 0774867361
OCLC Number: 1243351181
Description: 167 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Foreword / Nobuhiro KishigamiIntroductionBackstoryHaida Goes Pop! Playing with FramelinesCool Media: The Art of Telling TalesCulturally Modified: Precious Metals, Cars, and CrestsVisual Jazz: The Adaptability of FormsList of Works
Responsibility: Nicola Levell.

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In a gorgeously illustrated exploration of the art of Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, Mischief Making demonstrates how playful and punning gestures can shed light on serious subjects.  Read more...
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Yahgulanaas' work is meticulously analyzed by Levell to expose deeper levels of motivation in the work of one of the most consistently inventive contemporary Indigenous artists working in the world Read more...

 
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