• Winnipeg's New Inuit Art Centre, Qaumajuq, Is Astounding And Ambitious

    25 days ago - By Health & Lifestyle

    In my father's community of Mittimatalik, Nunavut, spring ushers in the return of the sun after several months of darkness. It's a fitting season for the Winnipeg Art Gallery to debut its new Inuit art centre, Qaumajuq. Emerging from a long colonial legacy that still shadows Canada and the world, this astounding new building redefines the very function and possibilities of cultural institutions. Qaumajuq (pronounced kow-ma-yourk or sometimes heard how-ma-yourk ) means “it is bright, it is lit” in Inuktitut, and it heralds an exciting new era for Indigenous art.
    Since the mid-19th Century...
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