Dana Belcourt

Dana Justine Belcourt is a twenty-three year-old Métis/Cree artist from Amiskwaciy Waskahikan. Through paintings, zines, and media-based art forms, her work showcases an intensive writing practice that deals with intimacy, storytelling, love, and being someone of mixed Indigenous ancestry. Their main focus is producing and self-publishing zines featuring poetry and mixed-media art. Another focus is painting murals showcasing experiences and stories, and has so far collaborated on nine murals. They hope for their work to be a lens into contemporary Indigenous storytelling and experiences. They are currently working towards completing a BFA at Emily Carr University.