Edgar Heap of Birds on channeling nature and Native American culture into art



How the natural world and Native American culture influence the Cheyenne-Arapaho artist’s decades-long practice.

For the last three decades, Hock E Aye VI Edgar Heap of Birds has addressed the tumultuous, often violent, experience of Indigenous Americans through a multidisciplinary practice. In this episode of Meet the artists, we visit the artist in his Oklahoma City studio, and on the reservation where his family still holds land – directed by Albuquerque-based Diné filmmaker, Shaandiin Tome… read more on www.nowness.com

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