Printed Matters: Unearthing the Ulukhaktok Archive

By | Legacy

The chance discovery of works by Helen Kalvak, Agnes Nanogak Goose, and more—once thought to be lost—spread across three safes in the community of Ulukhaktok, Inuvialuit Settlement Region, NT, has spurred a new digitization effort to archive the almost forty-year history of printmaking in the community and the cultural memory it contains.

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Spotlight: Circumpolar Indigenous Film at imagineNATIVE 2018

By | News

Running from October 17 to 21 in Toronto, ON, this edition annual all-Indigenous imagineNATIVE festival includes feature length films by familiar faces such as Lucy Tulugarjuk and Zacharias Kunuk alongside VR, digital works and exhibitions by artists and filmmakers from Sápmi to Greenland. From fantasy and adventure to experimental film, music video and documentaries, we’ve rounded up the best offerings from the Circumpolar North across the five-day festival.

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59th Annual Cape Dorset Print Collection Released

By | News

The 34 piece 59th annual Cape Dorset Print Collection has been released by Dorset Fine Arts and Kinngait Studios in Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU, featuring prints by Saimaiyu Akesuk, Shuvinai Ashoona, Qavavau Manumie, Malaija Pootoogook, Cee Pootoogook, Quvianaqtuk Pudlat, Pauojoungie Saggiak, Pitaloosie Saila, Axangayuk Shaa, Padloo Samayualie, Ningiukulu Teevee and Papiara Tukiki.

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National Gallery of Canada Announces Curators for 58th Venice Biennale

By | News

Following the announcement that Isuma will represent Canada at the 2019 Venice Biennale, the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) has confirmed that, for the first time in the Canada Pavilion’s history, the project will be curated by a team composed of Asinnajaq, Catherine Crowston, Josée Drouin-Brisebois, Barbara Fischer and Candice Hopkins.

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MBAM Acquires Work by Niap and Partners with Avataq

By | News

The Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal in Montreal, QC has deepened its promotion of Inuit art and culture with a recent acquisition of work by Kuujjuaq-born, Montreal-based Niap (Nancy Saunders) as well as the announcement of a new partnership with the Avataq Cultural Institute.

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Remembering Siassie Kenneally

By | Tribute

Visionary artist Siassie Kenneally from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU, passed away recently in Iqaluit, NU. Over the course of her career, Kenneally produced an incredibly personal body of work that examined modern and traditional life from her own unique perspective.

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Profile: Ooloosie Saila

By | Profile

One of the most original young artists working in Kinngait (Cape Dorset), NU, today, Saila has gained an almost immediate, enthusiastic following in the South for her whimsical creatures and otherworldly landscapes.

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