Finalist in ‘Solidarity Art Space’ Contest
After submitting a design for an awareness campaign created by Solidarity Art Space Ashley was selected as one of three finalists to have their work presented at a group exhibition in Vancouver, BC, Spring 2021.
The contest was created to reach a wide audience of supporters and maximize the funds raised for Indigenous Land Defense for the people of Wet’suwet’en.
To Be Continued: Troubling the Queer Archive
Curated by Cara Tierney and Anna Shah Hoque
16 September – *12 December 2020 (*Extended to March 2021)
To Be Continued: Troubling the Queer Archive looks at local histories and genealogies of queerness. The exhibition showcases the work of emerging and established QTIBPOC artists, countering the dominance of white queer histories. It also reflects on the moments, spaces and people that constitute the existing archive, while addressing its gaps and omissions.
June 2019 /// ‘1 Contrary 5 Agokwe Nini‘ Documentary
Directors Carmel Whittle & Howard Adler. 5 Agokwe-nini guest speakers: Ashley Grenstone, Benny Michaud, Theo Paradise-Ottawa, Kole Peplinski and Carmel Whittle.
The film “1 Contrary 5 Agokwe-Nini” is a talk-show-style documentary film hosted by the one and only “contrary,” Alik Beavers (aka Sharp Dopler), and features 5 Agokwe-nini guest speakers: Ashley Grenstone, Benny Michaud, Theo Paradise-Ottawa, Kole Peplinski, and Carmel Whittle. They discuss gender, sexuality, Indigenous identity, traditional two-spirit roles, terminology, accessing ceremonial spaces, and safe spaces in mainstream society.
Presented in partnership with Gallery 101 and the Ottawa Public Library
ial spaces, and safe spaces in mainstream society.
March 2019 /// Author of ‘Two-Spirit People All Across Turtle Island‘
Written by Ashley Grenstone and published on PornHub’s dedicated ‘Sexual Wellness Centre‘ https://www.pornhub.com/sex/author/Ashley-Grenstone/