Camille Turner Afronautic Research Lab Newfoundland,video stills, 2019
Photos : Brian Ricks, courtesy of the artist

Afronautic Research Lab, Family Matters, HUSH HARBOUR, The Resistance of Peggy Pompadour, TimeWarp, and Miss Canadiana are undoubtedly among Camille Turner’s major works. Falling within the tide and aesthetic of Afrofuturism, Turner’s artistic strategy, in both her performances and installations, oscillates between speculative fiction, non-Western cosmologies, mythology, science fiction, technology, and history and opens a field of myriad possibilities. This stance allows her to challenge the grand narratives of Canadian history.

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