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Tunirrusiangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak Public Opening

Tim Pitsiulak, Swimming Bear

Tim Pitsiulak. Swimming Bear, 2016. India ink and coloured pencil on paper, 74.9 x 105.4 cm. Purchased with funds donated by Greg Latremoille, 2017. © Estate of Tim Pitsiulak.

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Tunirrusiangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak Public Opening

Wednesday June 13, 6 - 9 pm

Celebrate the work of Kenojuak Ashevak (1927-2013) and Timootee (Tim) Pitsiulak (1967-2016), two generations of artists who have pushed the parameters of tradition while consistently articulating a compelling contemporary vision of Inuit today. The curatorial team will be present: Koomuatuk (Kuzy) Curley, Taqralik Partridge, Jocelyn Piirainen, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Georgiana Uhlyarik and Anna Hudson.

Join the curatorial team in Walker Court for a celebration that includes remarks by the curatorial team, preparing and serving seal, which was harvested by a member of the Kinngait community, and jewellery and clothing for sale by Inuit creators Nuraky Designs and Ugly Fish Design.

“For Inuit, to share seal meat is to honour family and community. As Inuit curators, we wanted to honour Kenojuak and Timootee’s spirits and brilliance by doing what happens on kitchen floors, igloo floors, rocky shorelines and sea ice now and since time immemorial – by eating seal meat. For us, this is a symbol of unity and peace.” — Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory

A cash bar will be available all evening.

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