Marie Watt (Seneca), Butterfly, 2015. Reclaimed wool blankets, satin binding, thread, cotton twill tape and tin jingles; 94 x 126 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from Loren G. Lipson, M.D., Vicki & Kent Logan, with additional funds from Brian Tschumper, Nancy Benson, Jan & Mike Tansey, and JoAnn & Bob Balzer, 2016.1A-B. © Marie Watt.

Each/Other

Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger

Marie Watt (Seneca), Butterfly, 2015. Reclaimed wool blankets, satin binding, thread, cotton twill tape and tin jingles; 94 x 126 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from Loren G. Lipson, M.D., Vicki & Kent Logan, with additional funds from Brian Tschumper, Nancy Benson, Jan & Mike Tansey, and JoAnn & Bob Balzer, 2016.1A-B. © Marie Watt.

Cannupa Hanska Luger, Every One, 2018. Ceramic, social collaboration; 12 x 15 x 3 ft. Image courtesy of Marie Walsh Sharpe Gallery of Contemporary Art at Ent Center for the Arts, UCCS, Colorado Springs, CO.

Marie Watt (Seneca), Butterfly, 2015. Reclaimed wool blankets, satin binding, thread, cotton twill tape and tin jingles; 94 x 126 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from Loren G. Lipson, M.D., Vicki & Kent Logan, with additional funds from Brian Tschumper, Nancy Benson, Jan & Mike Tansey, and JoAnn & Bob Balzer, 2016.1A-B. © Marie Watt.

Cannupa Hanska Luger, Nature, 2015. Clay, steel, and wool sculpture. Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum. © Cannupa Hanska Luger.

Marie Watt, Skywalker/Skyscraper (Babel), 2012. Steel I-beam, reclaimed wool blankets; 96 x 20 x 22 in. Private collection. Courtesy of the artist and PDX Contemporary Art.

Cannupa Hanska Luger, This Is Not A Snake, 2017-2020. Ceramic, fiber, steel, oil drums, concertina wire, ammunition cans, trash, found objects; 78 x 36 x 600 in.

Cannupa Hanska Luger, The One Who Checks & The One Who Balances, 2018. Ceramic, riot gear, afghan, wool surplus industrial felt, beadwork by Kathy Elkwoman Whitman; 6-1/2 ft x 12 in x 8 in (each, approximate). © Cannupa Hanska Luger. Photo courtesy of the Heard Museum, Craig Smith.

Concept Artist: Cannupa Hanska Luger Drone operation/ Performance organization: Rory Wakemup

Oceti Sakowin camp, Standing Rock, ND 2016 Image courtesy of the artist.

Collaboration is an active agent in this work, not simply a means to an end.

— Marie Watt

Art is a verb, not a noun. Art is a practice, it’s an activity. It is an action.

— Cannupa Hanska Luger

Videos

Take a sneak peek inside the Each/Other and find more videos related to the exhibition on the museum's YouTube channel.

Publications

This illustrated companion to Each/Other, available to purchase at the DAM's Shop or online, features artworks by Indigenous contemporary artists Marie Watt, Cannupa Hanska Luger, and their collaborators. The catalog explores the collective process of artmaking and urges visitors to reconsider how museums privilege certain stories and our places within systems that subjugate and disenfranchise.

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Each/Other: Marie Watt and Cannupa Hanska Luger is organized by the Denver Art Museum. It is presented with the generous support of Vicki and Kent Logan, the National Endowment for the Arts, The Robert Lehman Foundation, the Adolph Coors Exhibition Endowment Fund, the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign, Stelo, Native Arts and Culture Foundation, Osage Nation Foundation, and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine and CBS4.