Marie Watt’s work celebrates her Indigenous American heritage and reexamines the objects and traditions associated with Native American cultures. “My work explores human stories and rituals implicit in everyday objects. I consciously draw from Indigenous design principles, oral traditions, and personal experience to shape the inner logic of the work I make” she says.
Source: Lewis & Clark College Gallery of Contemporary Art
Marie Watt (b. 1967) is an American artist. Her work draws from history, biography, protofeminism, and Indigenous principles, and addresses the interaction of the arc of history with the intimacy of memory. She uses materials that are conceptually attached to narrative: in particular, exploring the stories connected with commonplace woolen blankets, cedar, and iron.
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