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The exhibition, featuring seven current and ex-pat Yukon artists, is centred on interacting with the Yukon landscape. The works focus on tracking movement through the landscape and documenting how artists are actively interfacing/working with our landscapes, as almost a collaborator.
Nicole Bauberger
Hannah Jickling
David Neufeld
Charles Stankievech
Joseph Tisiga
Meg Walker
Jay White

Nicole Bauberger and David Neufeld document a journey on the Upper Yukon River in summer, 2011 through paintings, journal entries and a cabinet of curiosities.

Hannah Jickling, born and raised in the Yukon, returns to collaborate with the local orienteering club to traverse landscape through artwork in the YAC and Yukon Permanent Art Collections. In August, a full exhibition curated by orienteers will open, while Jickling’s selections will be on view in the Gallery all summer. 

Charles Stankievech tracks military traces imbedded in our remote location with rocket launch spectacles, not only in the north, but at key sites around the world, tactically mapping the history of ballistics.

“A New Truth", an ongoing installation, chronicles Joseph Tisiga’s fictionalization of Yukon landscapes as he combines with his mythical world of Indian Brand Corporation with locations in Whitehorse and beyond.

Meg Walker’s chalk drawings on rock formations trace human movement in relation geological time. The artist is interested in how this interaction with the landscape is “mesmerizing both optically and in the sense of understanding that the stone is thousands of times older than any human lifespan.”

A wall of pen and ink drawings forms Jay White’s journal of his experience over the Chilkoot Trail. He will be creating a new work during the exhibition entitled “Coyote,” a text based account of two weeks in the vicinity of Marsh Lake, Yukon, where he once lived.