Online Presentation: Nakasuk Alariaq for Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios

General $20, Members FREE 

Indigenous participants are free of charge. Pay What you Wish option available.

Join exhibition curatorial consultant Nakasuk Alariaq as she traces the roots of contemporary art in her hometown of Sikusiilak or Kinngait and shares personal anecdotes on the artists featured in Printed Textiles from Kinngait Studios. 

You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting access link prior to the event. Please email Leah Sanchez at lsanchez@textilemuseum.ca for any questions or concerns.

Nakasuk Alariaq is an Inuk-Finnish Canadian who was raised in Sikusiilak (AKA Kinngait/Cape Dorset). She has completed her Master’s in Art History and Curatorial Studies at Western University where she focused her thesis on Inuit self-representation in arts institutions. In her master’s thesis, Nakasuk discussed contemporary Inuit art from her hometown and presented it as an exhibition “Sanaugavut: Art from Kinngait” at McIntosh Gallery (Western University) in the spring of 2019.

Nakasuk’s writing and curating shares Inuit histories and material culture from a local Inuk’s perspective. Nakasuk has been published under arts magazines such as the Inuit Art Quarterly and The Canadian Arts Magazine and she has worked with institutions such as The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, The Varley Art Gallery in Markham and The Agnes Etherington Art Centre (Queen’s University). Nakasuk is a fellow of the Inuit Futures in Arts Leadership and is making plans to do her PhD under supervisor Dr. Heather Igloliorte (Concordia University).

Type: Program

Date: Apr 17, 3pm - 4pm

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