Disabled by Design – An Allegory. Column by David Garneau. Rungh Magazine Volume 9 Number 2.

Vol. 9, No. 1 / ColumnsArt Funding After Art JuriesPeer juries need to change.By David GarneauIndigenous Art Shaping Canadian Art. Acrylic on panel. 77 x 91 cm. 2021. Artist David Garneau.Share ArticleVisual art juries are esoteric gatherings. Select adepts meet in a dimly lit room, are sworn to secrecy, follow strict rituals, and attempt to shape the future. Huddled in Plato’s cave, …

Vol. 8, No. 4 / ColumnsReason for PassionNew Column by David GarneauBy David GarneauJohn A. Macdonald. Altered found object. 22 x 22 x 6cm. 2007. #1 edition of five.Share ArticleI am conflicted about the recent vandalism and destruction of colonial statues and churches in Northern Turtle Island. As a visual artist and writer who tries to make meaningful and well-made …

Vol. 8, No. 3 / ColumnsVisiting IndigenousUnderstanding Indigenous IdentityBy David GarneauIndigenous Research Methodology (I). Acrylic on masonite 40 cm x 50 cm 2019.Share ArticleA decade ago, Losang Samten, a former Tibetan monk, came to the University of Regina to build a sand mandala and share Buddhist teachings. We chatted at an informal gathering. He had just spent the day with …

Vol. 8, No. 2 / ColumnsIndigenization and Its Opposite, IndigenizationContronyms as a colonial strategyBy David Garneau ColumnistThe Same Chains. 91 x 76 cm. Acrylic on canvas 2020. Artist: David Garneau.Share ArticleEditor’s Note: Rungh is moving towards having regular columnists. Please welcome David Garneau’s first column for Rungh. Contronyms are words with opposite meanings. To dust is to remove fine particles …