As an artist-run-center focused on the presentation of contemporary Aboriginal art in a variety of institutional and public spaces. Tribe has developed a series of successful partnerships and collaborations with different organizations in Saskatchewan and beyond.
A Centre for the Evolving Aboriginal Media, Visual and Performing Arts, Inc. Tribe orients its projects and programing to address social and political issues that are of concern to Aboriginal artists and the environment they create in. Tribe is dedicated to maintaining and strengthening a foundation on which to present local, national and international Aboriginal artists and art works. Tribe provides the local community with lectures, workshops, training opportunities and communications.
Tribe is unique because it creates the opportunity for Aboriginal artists to present an autonomous voice. Tribe achieves this through the presentation of local, national and international aritsts, their work and their expertise on the subject of their medium. Tribe is committed to the presentation of new work by established and emerging artists in all mediums.
Tribe envisions the development of a visible and productive community of Aboriginal artists and arts in Saskatoon. Through partnerships and collaborations with Artist run centres, galleries, organizations, community media sources, independent ventures etc. Tribe will gain accessibility, exposure and employment for living Aboriginal artists.
Tribe exists to provide an intellectual and creative environment in which Aboriginal artists, curators and critics may further develop their individual potential as professionals in the contemporary art world.