Series of photos are mounted onto foamcore and stained black wood.
PHOTO 1: Concrete Indians Tee Lyn Copenace Toronto, ON March 2010
PHOTO 2: Concrete Indians 10 Indigenous Lawyers Vancouver, BC April 2012
PHOTO 3: Concrete Indians Laura Grizzlypaws Kelowna, BC March 2015
PHOTO 4: Concrete Indians Tasha Spillett Winnipeg, MB June 2016
Nadya Kwandibens is Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) from the Animakee Wa Zhing #37 First Nation in northwestern Ontario. She is an award winning self-taught portrait and events photographer, a Canon Ambassador, and has travelled extensively across Canada for over 10 years. In 2008 she founded Red Works Photography. Red Works is a dynamic photography company empowering contemporary Indigenous lifestyles and cultures through photographic essays, features, and portraits. Red Works specializes in natural light portraiture and headshots sessions plus event and concert photography. Red Works also provides image licensing, workshops, presentations and print products. Nadya’s photography has been exhibited in group and solo shows across Canada and the United States.
She currently resides in Tkarón:to on Wendat, Haudenosaunee, Mississauga of the Credit River & Dish With One Spoon Territory