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Arctic High: An Afternoon of Exhibitions and Talks

Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Jerry cans with fuel and a caribou head with Arctic Char drying on its antlers seen at a base camp for Canadian Rangers Type 1 Patrol North of the Inuit Hamlet of Naujaat, Nunavut. (Credit Image: © Louie Palu for National Geographic), Louie Palu’s work was supported by funding from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, National Geographic Magazine and Pulitzer Center.

Arctic High: An Afternoon of Exhibitions and Talks

Sunday, June 16, 2 to 3

This discussion panel is an opportunity to learn more about the exhibition Louie Palu: Distant Early Warning, a photography project documenting the vestigial legacies of the Cold War and the increased military presence in the north today. Moderated by McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy, the panel will include photographer Louie Palu, artist and writer Tarrilik Duffy, and Sadie Quarrier, Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic and photo editor on the project.

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Itee Pootoogook: Hymns to the Silence Curatorial Presentation

Sunday, June 16, 3:30 to 4:30 

One of the key members of the third-generation of Inuit artists from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Itee Pootoogook (1951 – 2014) contributed to the transformation and reshaping of the creative traditions that were successfully pioneered in the second half of the 20th century by members of the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative at Kinngait Studios. This presentation by exhibition curator Nancy Campbell will position his career in relation to other Inuit art innovators. Registration required. Coffee and refreshments will be served from 3 to 3:30 pm in the Founders’ Lounge.

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About Louie Palu

Louie Palu (B. 1968, Toronto) is a documentary photographer and filmmaker whose work has examined socio-political issues such as human rights and war for 27 years. He is a Guggenheim Foundation Fellow and Harry Ransom Center Research Fellow. Palu has covered conflict in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mexico and Ukraine. His work is held in numerous collections including the National Gallery of Art and Museum of Fine Arts Boston.

Palu’s work has been published worldwide and has been featured on the BBC, and in Der Spiegel, El Pais, La Republica and The New York Times. His photographs and films have been exhibited in numerous museums and festivals including at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and Munich Documentary Film Festival. He is currently working on a multi-year project on the Arctic with National Geographic.

About Itee Pootoogook

As one of the key members of the third generation Inuit artists from Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Itee Pootoogook (1951 – 2014) contributed to the transformation and reshaping of the creative traditions that were successfully pioneered in the second half of the 20th century by members of the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative, at Kinngait Studios. The son of artists Ishuhungitok and Paulassie Pootoogook, he began his practice in drawing, elementary animation and carving in the 1970s, becoming actively involved with the WBEC in the late 1990s.

 

Details

Date:
Jun 16
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

10365 Islington Ave
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J1C0 Canada
Phone:
1(905) 893-1121

Organizer

McMichael
Phone:
905.893.1121
Email:
info@mcmichael.com
Website:
http://mcmichael.com/

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