Jeneen Frei Njootli is a Gwitchin artist and a founding member of the ReMatriate collective currently based on unceded Coast Salish Territory in Vancouver.
She graduated with a BFA from Emily Carr University in 2012 after working as a curatorial assistant for Rita Wong’s downstream: reimagining water project. Frei Njootli’s practice concerns itself with Indigeneity in politics, community engagement and productive disruptions. An alumna of the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, she has worked as a performance artist, workshop facilitator and crime prevention youth coordinator, and has exhibited across Canada. Frei Njootli’s works are part of the Yukon Permanent Art Collection and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada’s Permanent Art Collection.
Previous Works By Jeneen Frei Njootli
Contemporary Spirit Regalia 1 (Thunderstruck series) | Silk Screen on Particle Board – 44″ x 36″ | 1.5 x 1.5 x 1.2 m | 2013 | Whippersnapper Gallery Toronto, ON
Melanocite | 2016 | Performance residue image, aceart inc | Winnipeg MB
our Ceremony Was Survival | Performance image | GAM Gallery, Vancouver BC | 2015
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