IAF Celebrates Nunavut Day

By July 9, 2018Feature

Happy Nunavut Day! In honour of the 25th anniversary of the land claims agreement that initiated the establishment of the territory, we’re celebrating by bringing you a selection of work by artists from Nunavut including Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Alethea Aggiuq Arnaquq-Baril, Tim Pitsiulak, Jesse Tungilik, Andrew Qappik, Jessie Oonark, Lucy Tasseor Tutsweetok, Kenojuak Ashevak and Hinaani Design. Visit iad.inuitartfoundation.org to learn more about the artists.

  1. Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory Kiinamit kiinamut (Face to Face) film still (2016)  Photo Jamie Griffiths
  2. Alethea Arnaquq-Baril Angry Inuk film still (2016)  Film 85 min
  3. Tim Pitsiulak EET-EEPOW, the legend (2014)  Coloured Pencil and Graphite, 76.2 x 111.8 cm Courtesy Art Gallery of Ontario
  4. Jesse Tungilik Nunavice Flag (2013)  Mixed media on plywood Courtesy the Artist
  5. Andrew Qappik The Coat of Arms Nunavut (1999)  Courtesy Legislative Assembly of Nunavut
  6. Jessie Oonark Inuk Flag (c.1979)  Coloured pencil, 38.2 x 56.5 cm Courtesy National Gallery of Canada, Public Trustee of Nunvavut, Estate of Jessie Oonark
  7. Lucy Tasseor Tutsweetok An Inuit Family (n.d.)   Stone 7.6 x 6.4 x 2.5 cm  Courtesy Waddington’s
  8. Kenojuak Ashevak Nunavut (Our Land) (1992)  Lithograph 230 x 370.5 cm Reproduced with Permission Dorset Fine Arts
  9. Hinaani Design Nunavut T-Shirt

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