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New Toronto exhibit features two of Cape Dorset’s late, great artists – Nunatsiaq.com
by ahnationtalk onJune 12, 201872 Views
June 12, 2018
The Art Gallery of Ontario’s new Tunirrusiangit exhibit was curated by four Inuit artists
TORONTO—As you turn into the corridor that leads to the Art Gallery of Ontario’s newest exhibit, you’re met with the daily sounds of a busy Arctic community: the beep of the water truck backing up or the whooshing noise of a plane taking off.
The soundtrack isn’t meant to distract you from the body of work that awaits. The new exhibit, called Tunirrusiangit, features the work of two of Cape Dorset’s most acclaimed artists, the late Kenojuak Ashevak and the late Timootee Pitsiulak.
Rather, the soundtrack is there to help immerse visitors in Inuit life and culture as they peruse some of Nunavut’s finest contemporary art.