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Exhibitions

New Voices from the New North

26 Apr 2013 - 02 Feb 2014

Inuit Art Galleries

With the assistance of independent curator Heather Campbell, the National Gallery of Canada presents outstanding artworks by Inuit artists from its collection. Ranging from sculpture to works on paper to video, the artworks are paired with commentary by diverse voices of Inuit artists, elders, youth, and other cultural and political leaders, bringing to the fore multiple perspectives on history, changes to Inuit societies, and present-day life in the new North.

Various artists from the Canadian Arctic regions are included: Davidialuk Alasua Amittu, Luke Anguhadluq, Tony Anguhalluq, Kenojuak Ashevak, Karoo Ashevak, Kiugak Ashoona, Shuvinai Ashoona, Igloolik Isuma Productions, Elisapee Ishulutaq, Mattiusi Iyaituk, Helen Kalvak, Qavavau Manumie, Michael Massie, William Noah, Jessie Oonark, Jacoposie Oopakak, Kananginak Pootoogook, Itee Pootoogook, Pudlo Pudlat, David Ruben Piqtoukun, Nick Sikkuark and Ningeokuluk Teevee.
 
Organized by the National Gallery of Canada.
 
Presented in collaboration with the NAC's Northern Scene
 
Itee Pootoogook.
<em>Construction Worker</em>(detail), 2009.
Coloured pencil and graphite on wove paper, 52.5 x 74.5 cm; image: 42.5 x 64.5 cm.
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa.
Reproduced with permission of Dorset Fine Arts.
Photo © NGC.

Itee Pootoogook. Construction Worker(detail), 2009. Coloured pencil and graphite on wove paper, 52.5 x 74.5 cm; image: 42.5 x 64.5 cm. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Reproduced with permission of Dorset Fine Arts. Photo © NGC.