A thesis presented to OCAD University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of the Master of Fine Arts in the Criticism and Curatorial Practice program.
Dayna Danger, Thirza Cuthand and Bannock Babes: Desire in Two-Spirit and Queer
Indigenous Visual Culture in Relation to Land by Adrienne Huard - 2020
Aesthetic Arousal by Dayna Danger, Lili Huston-Herterich, Luis Jacob, Luanne Martineau, Jessie Ray Short, Adrian Stimson and Althea Thauberger - December 13th, 2018
"Williams’s beaded ball-gag turned me on in ways that had been locked inside me for centuries, when Two-Spirit identities were erased with the onset of colonial gender binaries and repressed sexualities."
LACIE BURNING, DAYNA DANGER AND JADE NASOGALUAK CARPENTER, “FORWARD FACING”
CRITICAL DISTANCE CENTRE FOR CURATORS, APRIL 21 TO JUNE 3 by Jas Morgan - April 26th, 2018
"'Forward Facing' is for the viewer who wants to witness the voices of a new generation of Indigenous artists, intent on speaking to diverse experiences of colonialism as played out on their bodies and lands.”
ELENI BAGAKI, MAYA BEN DAVID AND TOBIAS WILLIAMS, MAISIE COUSINS, DAYNA DANGER, ERIKA DEFREITAS, DANIÈLE DENNIS, LOTTE MERET EFFINGER, DOREEN GARNER, TALIA SHIPMAN, MOLLY SODA, AMBERA WELLMANN AND ZHU TIAN, “SEEPING UPWARDS, RUPTURING THE SURFACE” by Valérie Frappier - April 26th, 2018
"The emotions of sadness, which verge on anger and other untamable emotions, manifest in these artists’ works as unpolished, “feminine” reactions to the gritty reality of navigating 21st-century life."