Tarralik Duffy: Let’s Go Quickstop

A can that has the words "Carnation, evaporated milk" on top

Tarralik Duffy, Carnation (2021). Digitized pencil drawing. Courtesy of the artist.

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Tarralik Duffy: Let’s Go Quickstop

Friday, June 16, 7 pm
Level 1, Gallery 126

Join artist Tarralik Duffy and AGO Associate Curator, Indigenous Art – Inuit Art Focus Taqralik Partridge to celebrate the opening of the exhibition Tarralik Duffy: Let’s Go QuickstopSaskatoon-based Tarralik Duffy references objects from her childhood that are iconic in Nunavut and embedded in Inuit contemporary culture. Her drawings and sculptures depict consumer goods from her childhood, including cigarettes, China Lily Soya Sauce, Crosby’s Molasses, Magic Baking Powder, Pepsi Cola, and Red Rose Tea.

This event is from 7-8 pm with brief remarks at 7 pm.

Tarralik Duffy is a writer, multidisciplinary artist and designer from Salliq, Nunavut. Much of her work centres on contemporary Inuit culture, and her experiences as an Inuk living between her Arctic island home and city life in the south. Tarralik’s work has recently shown in Ottawa, Guelph, and Saskatoon; and her fine jewelry line Ugly Fish appears in fashion events and gallery shops across Canada. She is the 2021 recipient of the Kenojuak Ashevak Memorial Award. A celebrated writer on Inuit art, Tarralik’s Inuit Art Quarterly essay on artist Jutai Toonoo was featured in Best Canadian Essays 2019.

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