Raven John

Individual


Alternate Names

Exwetlaq

Roles

Artist

Biography

Raven John, artist, involuntary comedian, and two-spirit activist, is of Coast Salish and Stolo Nation descent. This Two-spirit Trickster is a BFA graduate from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, with a major in visual art and minor in social practice and community engagement, as well as a graduate of the North West Coast Jewelry Arts program at the Native Education College. Raven is a visual artist, cultural consultant, mediator, storyteller, photographer and sculptor. A jack-of-all-trades (and master of a few), their practice covers a wide array of mediums from provocation and humor, puppet making, ceramics, dressmaking, interactive electronics and Indigenous technologies.

National Arts Centre, 2022