A key component of the Weather Collection project is research looking into the extensive collections of the partner galleries for works that tell stories about human relationships with weather.
Currently, there is much emphasis on individuals becoming aware of their contributions to climate change. I believe there should be collective awareness. Still, there needs to be more emphasis on large corporations and governments that benefit most from resource extraction.
Emma Hassencahl-Perley is a Wolastoqey visual artist, curator and educator from Neqotkuk (Tobique First Nation), New Brunswick.
She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Mount Allison University (‘17) and a Masters of Art in Art History (‘22) from Concordia University. Emma’s research interests lie within Indigenous Art History, Indigenous Feminisms, Craft and Textile History, Wabanaki Iconography, Oral History, and Decolonial theory.