Critical Writing Index

Getting Messy and Complicated with Dana Inkster

by Dayna McLeod

No More Potlucks, July 2009, no. 4

Dayna McLeod interviews Dana Inkster about her experimental videos and television documentaries. Inkster's work primarily explores cultural representation and plays with expectations of narrative. Inkster also discusses her experiences as a queer black woman living in rural Alberta, and how that experiences has subverted her expectations of rural communities. Also discussed is Inkster's project The Art of Autobiography, how autobiographies function as self-portraiture.

ITEM 2009.088 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

The Art of Autobiography: Redux IDana Inkster

24 Days in BrooksDana Inkster

The Art of AutobiographyDana Inkster