Creation & Transformation: Defining Moments in Inuit Art
Trajectories of Transformation: A Symposium on Inuit Art
Friday, January 25, 2013 from 9am to 5pm
Leading artists, art historians, and curators will gather at the WAG for a one-day symposium to discuss Inuit art and the transformation and defining moments that have shaped this area of Canadian art history. Led by Darlene Coward Wight, Curator of Inuit Art, it will feature presentations by contemporary artists Shuvinai Ashoona, Tim Pitseolak and Jamesie Pitsiulak, as well as talks by Ingo Hessel, Christine Lalonde (NGC), Norman Vorano (CMC), Bill Ritchie (Kinngait Studio, Cape Dorset Print Shop), and acclaimed filmmakers Zacharias Kunuk and Alethea Arnaquq-Baril.
This symposium is open to the public. Register online today!
- General Registration $75
- WAG member $55
- Student $30 (must show valid student ID - please fax a copy of your ID to the Education Assistant at 204.788.4998)
- Lunch ticket (optional) $15
- Special rates for artists are available.
Coffee and refreshments will be provided. Lunch is not included in the price of registration. It is an optional ticket at $15.
To view the event program, click here. For more information, please contact the Education Assistant at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 204.786.6641 ext. 227.