• IsumaVeniceBiennaleInstallationView

    Isuma: 58th International Art Exhibition/La Biennale di Venezia

    At the 58th edition of the Venice Biennale, Isuma represented Canada—the first time Inuit artists have done so in the history of the national pavilion. Reneltta Arluk reviews the installation.
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    SAKKIJÂJUK

    SakKijâjuk is the first nationally touring exhibition of Inuit art from Nunatsiavut. Jennifer McVeigh reviews what is a thoughtful, multifaceted exhibition on a wide variety of creative practices.
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    Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq

    Fellow author Norman Dunning delves into Polaris Prize and Juno award-winning musician Tanya Tagaq’s debut novel Split Tooth (2018) that is a part autobiographical, part fictional and intermingles prose with poetry and drawing.
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    documenta 14

    Arguably the world’s largest—and most debated—recurring contemporary art exhibitions, documenta 14 urges viewers to rethink the powerful potential of objects and images in the advancement of Indigenous sovereignty.
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    Tunirrusiangit

    A curator, artist and writer reviews the landmark exhibition “Tunirrusiangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak” and the critical strategies that blur the divides between artist and curator.
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    Boarder X

    Boarder X is the first exhibition to bring together the work of Inuit, First Nations and Métis artists who also surf, skate or snowboard, and it is a blockbuster. The opening saw 900 people cross the threshold of the Winnipeg Art Gallery.
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    Astral Bodies

    Astral Bodies (2016) at the Mercer Union in Toronto, allows viewers to speculate what the otherworldly may hold through the works of five women whose individual practices address real or imagined spaces beyond physical realms.
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    Change Makers

    What, or rather who, is a change maker? This is the central question that lingered for me after visiting Change Makers at the Art Gallery of Mississauga, which featured works by seven Indigenous artists working across North America and Europe. Given the gallery’s newly-implemented mandate to incorporate “diverse Indigenous perspectives within exhibitions and programming,” the answer seems implied but was not fully articulated. Read More
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    Angry Inuk

    The seal hunt is a delicate subject for Newfoundland and Labradorians. Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Angry Inuk takes on anti-sealing narratives to examine what the hunt represents for Canada’s Inuit.
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    Floe Edge

    Review of Floe Edge (2016) at the AXENÉO7 Gallery in Gatineau, QC. The packed exhibition hosted works from Tim Pitsiulak, Mona Netser, Nicole Camphaug, Lavinia van Heuvelen, Mathew Nuqingaq and more.
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    Rocks, Stones and Dust

    Rocks, Stones and Dust brings together work by sixteen artists to reimagine human relationships to rocks, encouraging a reevaluation of our understanding of rocks as stagnant objects.
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    Cold Dream

    Manumie’s depiction of human interactions with both the natural and the spiritual worlds melds oral stories with imaginative, often surreal forms that give a sense of the complex interactions of life in the North.