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"Tauqsiijiit: Installation and Artists in Residence at the AGO!"
2004-08-04 until 2004-10-30
Art Gallery of Ontario
Tauqsiijiit means "the people who exchange objects and ideas" in Inuktitut. Tauqsiijiit at the Art Gallery of Ontario brings together artists and youth from the far north, an island rez and the urban south in temporary media lab modeled after a northern drop-in centre. Visitors are invited to enjoy northern hospitality, participate in ongoing productions and converse with the artists and youth involved. Daily transmissions from the media lab will explore representations of northern and southern cultures from the perspectives of Inuit and First Nations youth.
Participating artists include: De-ba-jeh-mu-jig Theatre Group, Igloolik Isuma Productions, Qaggiq Theatre, 7th Generation Image Makers, Siqiniq Productions, Daybi and others artists from the Planet IndigenUS Festival.
Participating Organizations include: Tungasuvvingat Inuit Youth Drop In Centre (Ottawa), 7th Generation Image Makers (Native Child and Family Services of Toronto); Debajehmujig Theatre Group (Wikwemikong) and Qaggiq Theatre (Iqaluit).
Nunavut - Qulangisi
Our Land - Episode 7 ( Seal Pups )
Director: Zacharius Kunuk
Copyright Igloolik Isuma Productions, 1995
Collection of the Art Gallery of Ontario