Art For An Oil-Free Coast

June 4, 2012
The Huffington Post
by Chris Genovali

Art at its most significant is a Distant Early Warning System that can always be relied on to tell the old culture what is beginning to happen to it. — Marshall McLuhan

Fifty artists — some of the country’s most celebrated and many who are First Nations — will take up paintbrushes and carving tools to portray Canada’s fragile “raincoast” — one they feel is threatened by Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline and the oil giant’s international partners.

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