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Shuvinai Ashoona
ᓱᕕᓇᐃ ᐊᓲᓈ
Mapping Worlds
ᓄᓇᙳᐊᓕᐅᕐᓂᖅ ᓄᓇᕐᔪᐊᙳᐊᓂᒃ

Opening

Wednesday, October 30, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

At the gallery
Free admission
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Photo : Robin Simpson

Response: asinnajaq

Saturday, November 9, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Inuk artist asinnajaq reads a new suite of poems written in response to Ashoona’s Untitled (woman giving birth to the world), 2010, followed by a collective analysis and writing workshop focusing on select works in the exhibition.

asinnajaq, also known as Isabella Rose Weetaluktuk, is a visual artist, filmmaker, writer and curator based in Montreal, QC. asinnajaq’s practice is grounded in research and collaboration, which includes working with other artists, friends and family. In 2016 she worked with the National Film Board of Canada’s archive to source historical and contemporary Inuit films and colonial representations of Inuit in film. The footage she pulled is included in her short film “Three Thousand.” The film was nominated for Best Short Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. asinnajaq is part of the curatorial team for the Canadian Pavilion at the 2019 Venice Biennale.

At the gallery
Free admission
Limited spaces, RSVP: robin.simpson@concordia.ca
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Visit in Arabic

Wednesday, November 20, 6:00 pm

جولة باللغة العربية
الأربعاء ٢٠ تشرين الثاني/نوفمبر، الساعة السادسة بعد الظهر
ندعوكم/ن للإنضمام إلى ايما حركة في جولة ومحادثة باللغة العربية لإستكشاف معرضنا الحالي
الدخول مجاني
رابط الحدث على الفيس بوك

 

Join educator Emma Haraké for a commented tour and conversation on the exhibition in Arabic.

At the gallery
Free admission
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Local Records: Una tusaaguk – Listen to This

Tuesday, November 26, 5:30 pm

Multimedia artist and musician, Geronimo Inutiq leads an archives presentation thinking about transmission, storytelling, reception and the introspective space of fiction, myth and music.

Inutiq will return to collections of Inuit songs and myths as published by the National Museum of Man (now the Canadian Museum of History), records of traditional and contemporary Inuit music released by CBC Northern Services, as well as cassettes from his own personal collection.

Geronimo Inutiq has experience as an artist in the fields of electronic music production, deejaying, film, video editing, digital images, theatre, dance, and multimedia installation. He has worked in collaboration with many community-driven projects and cultural agencies. His work often relates to identity constructs – from the point of view of a multicultural Inuk perspective – in reflection of a metropolitan lifestyle.

At the gallery
Free admission
Limited spaces, RSVP: robin.simpson@concordia.ca
Facebook Event

Live listening session: Nipivut, Urban Inuit Radio

Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Meaning “Our Voice” in Inuktituk, Nipivut is an urban Inuit community radio show concerned with connecting North and South through the medium of voice.

Curious about what sounds might have accompanied the creation of Ashoona’s work as well as what the works themselves might sound like, Nipivut has prepared a special episode based on Mapping Worlds to be broadcast the night of the event.

Listening together in the gallery space, the audience will be guided through Ashoona’s worlds—be they physical, social, imaginary or discursive.

A conversation between episode producer Naluturuk Weetaluktuk and guest contributors will follow.

At the gallery
Free admission
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