About

Dayna Danger is a visual artist who claims space with her human scale work to challenge perceptions of power, representation and sexuality. 

About

Dayna Danger is a visual artist who claims space with her human scale work to challenge perceptions of power, representation and sexuality.


Dayna Danger is an emerging Queer, Metis/Ojibway/Polish artist raised in Winnipeg, MB. Utilizing photography, sculpture, and video, Danger 's practice questions the line between empowerment and objectification by claiming space with her human scale work. Co-opting the visual language of fashion and pornography, she repurposes and challenges perceptions of power, gender, performativity, representation, sexuality, and mixed identities.

Danger is currently based in Montreal, QC while obtaining her Graduate degree in Studio Arts from Concordia University. She graduated with her Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from The University of Manitoba’s School of Art in 2010. Danger held a Visual Arts Studio Work Study at the Banff Centre and participated in Candice Hopkins and Raven Chacon’s thematic residency, Trading Post. In 2012-2013 Danger was mentored by Amber-Dawn Bear Robe and Daina Warren, as part of MAWA’s (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art) Foundation Mentorship Program. Her work was displayed at the New Mexico Museum of Art's exhibition, New Native Photography 2011, for Santa Fe’s Indian Market in Santa Fe, NM. Danger’s first solo exhibition, Big’Uns, was shown at Urban Shaman gallery in Winnipeg MB, June 2014. Danger currently serves as a board member for the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective/ Collectif des Conservateurs Autochtones (ACC/CCA), Canada, since 2013.

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