Canadian Culture And Identity

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In understanding body politics and spatial struggles, one cannot neglect the concept of identity and what it means. The history of modern Canada has its history deep in migration and settlement; from the aboriginal peoples, to the French and later British. Over the years, discussions have entered academia with the aim of defining an understanding Canadian culture and identity. This project was aimed at finding artists who has work that deals with this and established themselves in this field.

Camille Turner considers herself to be a media/performance artist and she is also an educator. She came up with the idea of ‘Miss Canadiana’ after a self conscious episode, where she was concerned about the perception of her identity as a black Canadian.

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