David Poisey is an accomplished videographer and printmaker from Kiviroo, NU who resides in Panniqtuuq (Pangnirtung), NU. Poisey grew up on the land and later on moved to Hamilton, ON to attend Mohawk College for Film & Television Technology.
Poisey has worked on multiple film sets in numerous roles such as Director of Photography for Qimmit, A Clash of Two Truths (2010), Cinematographer for Exile (2009) and has also directed his own film Starting Fire with Gunpowder (1991). Poisey has won many awards and is recognized as a mentor of Inuit within the film industry and art world and is a proponent of Inuit telling their stories. His prints are a part of the 2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection.
Majjaturq (Cleaning a Sealskin) (2018)
Courtesy Uqqurmiut Centre for Arts & Crafts
Rock Ptarmigan (2018)
Courtesy Northern Expressions © the artist
Family of Sednas (2008)
Panniqtuuq Releases First Major Print Collection Since 2011, 2018
2018 Pangnirtung Print Collection, 2018
Punto De Fuga, 2013