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Watch KAMA 2023 Shortlister Maureen Gruben’s Artist Talk

Aug 21, 2023
by IAQ

Following her shortlist nomination for the 2023 Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award, installation, performance and textile artist Maureen Gruben, from Tuktuyaaqtuuq (Tuktoyaktuk), Inuvialuit Settlement Region, NT, sat down with Taqralik Partridge in June 2023 for a conversation about her creative practice that centres the land and stories.

Check out the video to learn about Gruben’s approach to monumental installations on the land, the impermanence of her public art works and the beautiful chemistry that comes from mixing natural and human-made materials.

Read more about the other shortlisted artists.

The Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award is made possible through the support of individual donors and RBC Emerging Artists.

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