Opening Reception: Thursday, January 16, 5:00 to 7:00 pm
Artists: Asinnajaq, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Carola Grahn, Marja Helander, Kablusiak, Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Joar Nango, Taqralik Partridge, Barry Pottle, Inuuteq Storch, Couzyn van Heuvelen, Allison Akootchook Warden
Curators: Heather Igloliorte, Amy Prouty, Charissa von Harringa
The exhibition takes its title from the poem My Home Is in My Heart by famed Sámi writer Nils-Aslak Valkeapää. Among All These Tundras features contemporary art by Indigenous artists from around the circumpolar world, including Joar Nango, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory and Couzyn van Heuvelen.
Produced and circulated by the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University with support from: Canada Council for the Arts, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Mobilizing Inuit Cultural Heritage), Initiative for Indigenous Futures, Concordia University.
Keep checking the website for updates on our programming. Highlights include a two-part performance by exhibiting artist Allison Akootchook Warden, a tour by co-curator Dr. Heather Igloriorte and a book club where participants will read and discuss Sanaaq: An Inuit Novel by Mitiarjuk Nappaaluk.
Image: Marja Helander, Dolastallat (To have a campfire) (2016) Video still. Courtesy of the artist.