Racialized people pay a personal and collective cost for the constant pushing back against settler colonialism. It burns us out.

But what we we doing it for? What is growing beneath the fires of activism?

Aylan Couchie is an Anishinaabekwe interdisciplinary artist and writer hailing from Nipissing First Nation. She is a NSCAD University alumna and received her MFA in Interdisciplinary Art, Media and Design at OCAD University in where she focused her thesis on reconciliation and its relationship to monument and public art. Her written, gallery and public works explore the intersections of colonial/First Nations histories of place, culture and Indigenous erasure as well as issues of (mis)representation and cultural appropriation. bio from https://aylan-couchie.com/

The cost of pushing back, and the things we save with artist Aylan Couchie