Photo: Ethan Tassiuk
Credit: Artist


film, photography

Artistic Community:

Arviat, NU



Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.



Ethan Tassiuk is an emerging filmmaker from Arviat, NU, who works at the Arviat Film Society as a casting director, camera-person, and production editor. Tassiuk has been involved in film since the age of twelve, and frequently uses his camera to advocate for the health of his community. Tassiuk has made multiple anti-bulling videos, and co-starred in a safe-sex PSA. An interview with Tassiuk was featured in TIME Magazine’s The Science of Our Childhood in September 2017. Later that year, Tassiuk co-authored a paper which was presented at the Pathways to Resilience international summit in South Africa. In 2019 Tassiuk, alongside two other young Inuit filmmakers, traveled to the Venice Biennale to meet artists and filmmakers, and to attend the opening of Isuma’s exhibition at the Canada Pavilion.View Long Biography and Citations


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Title Year Author
The Science of Childhood: Inside The Minds Of Our Younger
 Selves 2017
Nunavut youth take charge on sexual health October 14, 2015 Sarah Rogers
More gifts for Nunavut kids from Aussie patron June 24, 2014 David Murphy