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IAF Launches Innovative New Grant Program for Inuit Artists
David Ruben Piqtoukun Through 5 Works of Art
Inuit Artists Inspired by Kenojuak Ashevak
How an Inuit art icon inspired 7 artists across generations and regions
Your Guide to Inuit Art in 2023
Inuit artists are in the spotlight with exhibitions, books and other exciting new initiatives!
Kenojuak Ashevak's Green-tailed Enchanted Owl Breaks Record at Auction
Annie Pootoogook, Tim Pitsiulak, Niviaxie and more set new personal records at Inuit art auctions.
Susan Aglukark's mission to share stories and correct narratives through art
The beloved Nunavut singer-songwriter ends 2022 with a new album, a kids’ book and an award celebrating her humanitarian efforts.
IAQ Staff Share Their Favourite 2022 Stories
Check out these stories you may have missed!
The 9 Inuit Art Moments You Need to Know: 2022 Edition
What were 2022’s most notable events in the Inuit art world?
Norma Dunning on Writing Herself Into Her Research
Inuk author’s book on disc numbers took her out of comfort zone.
Inuk Curator Krista Zawadski Among Finalists for Talent Award
Prestigious $50,000 award recognizes outstanding research, leadership potential.
Shirley Moorhouse Explores New Beginnings Through Poetry and Drawings
The Nunatsiavummiut multimedia artist combines memories and imagination in this illustrated story.
Kyle Aleekuk Tells the Stories Behind 5 Works of Art
The Inuk illustrator shares the cross-cultural inspirations behind his favourite works.
National Gallery Names Jocelyn Piirainen Associate Curator of Indigenous Ways and Decolonization
Piirainen joins the National Gallery of Canada curatorial team.
Taqralik Partridge Named Associate Curator of Indigenous Art at AGO
As Associate Curator, Partridge will develop exhibitions, lead acquisitions, and champion new and diverse voices from across the circumpolar north.
Inuk Artist Aedan Corey Designs Holiday Box for Purolator
Nunavut artist to work with program that sees $5,000 donated to food bank.
How Inuktitut Music Took Over Northern Airwaves
The legacy and lasting impact of the CBC North recording sessions.
Inuvialuk Artist Kyle Aleekuk Melding Traditions in Toronto Mural
Exploring cross-cultural traditions through tattoo design and illustration.
TikTok Accelerator Program Welcomes 6 Inuit Content Creators
The National Screen Institute launches the second edition of its TikTok Accelerator.
Darcie Bernhardt, Jessica Winters Receive Emerging Artists Award
Annual $5,000 Saunderson Prize recognizes emerging artists with great potential.
What Happens When You Put Inuit Art on a Global Stage?
How Inuit art at Expo 67 shaped perceptions of Inuit art and artists then and now.
The Significance of Stories in Video Game Research
How Bronson Jacque gathered information from his community to develop his video game on Inuit legends.
Inuit Artists to Watch For at Art Toronto
Contemporary, historical Inuit artists to share the world stage at “Canada’s art fair”
Telefilm Partners with Arctic Indigenous Film Fund
Telefilm joins network funding Arctic Indigenous productions
Presenting Cultural Identity Through Traditional Clothing
How the gift of a Greenlandic annoraaq connected Jonas Henderson to his culture.
Uvagut TV Petitioning for Mandatory Inclusion on Basic Cable
First Inuktut-language channel in Canada aims to change their broadcast status.
Exploring Northern Indigeneity with the TETHER Curatorial Team
The Arctic Arts Summit exhibition highlighting the bonds across the circumpolar North.
Kinngait Studios' New Print Collection Showcases Artist Collaboration
Kinngait Studios Arts Manager discusses 2022 standouts.
9 Inuit- and Sámi-Directed Films to Catch at imagineNATIVE
Inuit and Sámi filmmakers bring Arctic life to the screen at Indigenous film and media arts fest.
Gayle Uyagaqi Kabloona Print Chosen for Canada Post Stamp Series
Inuk artist’s design is one of four selected to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
Bridging the Distance Between the Arctic and the Amazon
A cross-Americas exhibition at the Power Plant illuminates the commonalities between Indigenous artists, their relationships to the land and desire for ancestral knowledge.
Three Inuit Artworks to Reflect On for the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation
This September 30, we invite you to spend time with and amplify the voices of Indigenous artists.
Inuit Art Adorns New Truth and Reconciliation Coin
Jason Sikoak co-designs Truth and Reconciliation Medallion.
How to Design Meaningful Video Game Characters
Nunatsiavut Inuk artist Bronson Jacque explains what it takes to create authentic and multifaceted characters.
Inuit Art Must-Sees at Nuit Blanche 2022
Inuit art installations you just can’t miss in Toronto at Nuit Blanche.
Language, Life Skills and Legends in “Okpik: Little Village in the Arctic”
Director Tiffany Ayalik explains the process behind the film about Kylik Kisoun’s quest for autonomy.
Can a Video Game Help Bring Inuit Stories to Life?
Follow Bronson Jacque on his journey into video game development.
The Magic of Improvisation in Tanya Tagaq’s “Ever Deadly”
An interview with Chelsea McMullan and Tagaq on their new documentary premiering at TIFF 2022.
Tracing the Narratives of Inuit Filmmaking Talents
An interview with cultural historian Mark David Turner on his new book “On Inuit Cinema | Inuit Takugatsaliukatiget”
ÁRRAN 360° and ARCTIC XR Premiere at Venice Biennale Sámi Pavilion
Circumpolar filmmakers use 360-degree screens to blend Indigenous storytelling with new technology.
INUA Curators Discuss How Inuit Artists Create Space for the Future
A roundtable discussion with asinnajaq, Heather Igloliorte, Kablusiak and Krista Ulujuk Zawadski.
Flower Blossoms | Chantal Jung
How one Labrador Inuk artist speaks Indigenous Futurisms and family through digital collage.
Tanya Tagaq Documentary “Ever Deadly” to Premiere at TIFF 2022
The Inuk throat singer tells her story in an immersive music doc at Toronto film festival.
Gayle Kabloona Creates Wallpapers for Google Pixel
Inuk artist celebrates World Indigenous Peoples’ Day with three new backgrounds available worldwide.
Tamaniitugut (We are Here) | Aedan Corey
A queer Inuk artist reflects on Inuit sovereignty in poetry, photography and drawings.
Canada Council for the Arts Announces 2 Funding and Capacity Building Partnerships for Indigenous Artists
CCA partners with Yukon government and the IAF
The History Behind Nunavut (Our Land)
Why choose this artwork to celebrate Nunavut Day?
The Intertwined History Of Politics And Art in Nunatsiavut
Yet in spite of the lack of an enduring arts industry, a cooperative system, institutional support or scholarly interest, Nunatsiavut continues to produce such exceptional artists as Michael Massie, John Terriak and Heather Campbell.
Soft Shapes and Hard Mattresses
Despite the fact that love and sex in the Canadian Arctic is not new, images of erotic scenes have rarely graced the pages of the IAQ. Here, we push past voyeuristic taboos to bring us into the pulse of recent erotic Inuit art.
Showcasing Cinematic Talent at the Arctic Arts Summit
Curator Jeremy Emerson on selecting 50 short circumpolar films for the AAS's Pirruvik program.
What are the Earliest Inuit Prints?
How did prints by one Inuk get published in the South in 1915?
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