Dayna Danger, Tibiki giizhis wabigoon ikwe Full moon, Digital Print, 60 x 76 inches, 2017
Dayna Danger is an emerging 2 Spirit/Queer, Metis/Saulteaux/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 obtainer her Graduate degree in Studio Arts from Concordia University in March 2017. 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. Danger has exhibited in Santa Fe, Winnipeg, Montreal, Peterborough, North Bay and Banff. Danger currently serves as a board member for the Aboriginal Curatorial Collective (ACC/CCA) since 2013. Danger is currently making new work for her upcoming solo in Edmonton in June 2017, Big’Uns.