Hannah Claus invests the Yadia’wish (Turtle) gallery with three video works highlighting the interconnections between the Earth and its plants; water and its reflections; the Sky and its stars.
Oeuvres d’Hannah Claus © Charles-Frederick Ouellet
Hannah Claus is a visual artist of English / Irish and Kanien’kehá:ka [Mohawk] heritages. She lives and works in Tiohtià:ke [Montreal] where she completed her Masters of Fine Arts at Concordia University in 2004. In her practice, Claus creates artwork that explores Indigeneity, particularly through a Haudenosaunee [Iroquois] perspective, as a living current experience, through engaging with memory, space and time. Her installations and artworks may be found in public collections such as the National Gallery of Canada, the Canada Council Art Bank, the City of Montreal and Global Affairs Canada. She recently completed a permanent public art installation for the Queen’s University Law Pavilion in Kingston, Ontario. Claus is a member of Tyendinaga – Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte in Ontario.
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