Fallon Simard
Monetized, but Agential, Bodies in Ghost Worlds

Lindsay Nixon
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Fallon Simard Calm, from the series meme, 2017.
Photo: courtesy of the artist

Sad Boi extraordinaire, reproductive justice fighter and unabashed tenderqueer — Fallon Simard is a rare voice within Indigenous art. Picking up on the quick wit and viral culture of Generations Y and Z, Simard’s memes light-heartedly consider the complex effects of colonialism on the Indigenous body as if to say, yes, we are hurting and our embodiments can be painful but we are still here — alive, laughing, coping, and loving, despite it all.

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