Press Release: Spring/Summer Exhibitions 2019 - Among All These Tundras & CHANNEL 51: IGLOOLIK

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
Esker Foundation is proud to present two exhibitions that feature artists and filmmakers from the polar north.

Among All These Tundras

Artists: asinnajaq, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Carola Grahn, Marja Helander, Kablusiak, Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Joar Nango, Taqralik Partridge, Barry Pottle, Inuuteq Storch, Couzyn van Heuvelen, and Allison Akootchook Warden. Curated by: Heather Igloliorte, Amy Prouty, and Charissa von Harringa

Produced and circulated by: the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery / Concordia University

Among All These Tundras, a title taken from the poem ‘My Home is in My Heart’ by famed Sámi writer Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, features contemporary art by Indigenous artists from around the circumpolar world. Together, their works politically and poetically express current Arctic concerns towards land, language, sovereignty, and resurgence. (high res images below)

Opening reception: Friday 31 May, 6-10pm, all welcome

Performance beginning at 7:30pm: siku/siku by Allison Akootchook Warden

1 June - 30 August, 2019

CHANNEL 51: IGLOOLIK - Celebrating 30 Years of Inuit Video Art

Curated by: asinnajaq

A project of Isuma in partnership with Vtape, Toronto.

CHANNEL 51: IGLOOLIK, a project of Isuma in partnership with Vtape, Toronto, is the first large-scale tour of Igloolik Inuit video art from the Isuma and Arnait Women’s Video Collective. It celebrates a young cinematic tradition that has its own distinct voice and worldview, its own language, culture and traditions, history and stories, philosophy of education and knowledge sharing, relationship to land, conception of gender and social structures, relationship to space and time, and vision for the future. (high res images below)

Opening reception: Friday 31 May, 6-10pm, all welcome

1 June - 30 August, 2019



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