Jordan Bennett Tamarack

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Foot Lining: Sheepskin Shearling
Height: 13.5" Tall
Materials: Suede Leather
Sole: Tipi Vibram

Shaft Circumference: 16"
Limited Edition: ONLY 150 pairs created. 

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Manitobah Mukluks is dedicated to sharing success and our platform with Indigenous artists and creators. We designed this limited edition Jordan Bennett Tamarack in collaboration with Jordan Bennett...there are only 150 pairs available!

 

About the Artist:

Jordan Bennett is a Mi’kmaq visual artist from Stephenville Crossing, Ktaqamkuk (Newfoundland). He lives and works on his ancestral territory of Mi’kma’ki in Terence Bay, Nova Scotia with his partner in life and art Amy Malbeuf. Jordan’s ongoing practice utilizes painting, sculpture, textiles, video, installation, public art and sound to explore land, language, the act of visiting, familial histories and challenging colonial perceptions of Indigenous histories and presence with a focus on exploring Mi’kmaq and Beothuk visual culture of Ktaqamkuk. In the past 10 years Jordan has participated in over 90 group and solo exhibitions nationally and internationally, as well as created numerous public art commissions. He is the recipient of several awards and honours most notably the co-winner of the 2020 Sobey Art Award, short listed for the 2018 Sobey Art Award, long listed for the 2016 and 2015 Sobey Art Award, a Hnatyshyn Foundation REVEAL award and presented with the 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Councils Artist of the Year.



About the Art:

Everything comes from nature.

My artwork is rooted in customary Mi’kmaq visual culture, which is derived from and of the land. All aspects of my practice - shape, design and colour - are a response and reflection of what I see and experience in nature and our contemporary world as L’nu ( a Mi’kmaq person), just as ancestor artists’ artwork in porcupine quillwork, birchbark, ash, clothing and drawings in stone reflected their contemporary realities. I was excited to create a design for this collaboration; it gave me the chance to think about telling a story so close to the ground, where my inspiration is rooted. I reflected on Mi’kmaq quillwork patterns that can be seen throughout history such as the step motif, double rainbow, basket edging and technical designs seen in historic and community belongings. With this design I wanted to depict the changing of the season, referencing the sun, stars, trees, sky, water and snow.



Care instructions: Our artist collaborations are printed on painted, delicate, leather. They are not waterproof and should not be worn in muddy slush. Please spray them carefully with high-quality, new, silicon-based spray.

This product fits true to size.

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