Lisa Myers
miijim detail
2006
Canvas, thread, grommets, moose sinew, macaroni, dried beans from 2003 garden, poplar saplings, wooden frame, wooden spoons and audio
Bean beads and macaroni to spell the words food/miijim. The tent is a temporary dwelling but is also symbolic in the possession of a place. Using the word ‘food’ on one side of the tent and the Ojibwe translation ‘Miijim’ illustrates concepts of commodity foods and Indigenous foods.
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