Memory Keepers I | Gardiens des memoires I was re-installed at Concordia University’s 4th SPACE. La Guilde hosted the vernissage of Nunatsiavut—Our Beautiful Land, an exhibition of works by artists from Nunatsiavut, including Inuit Futures Ilinniaqtuit Jason Sikoak and Jessica Winters. Unikaatuaqtut | Storytelling, a series of short films curated by Ilinniaqtuk Sim Knickelbein, was presented at the McCord Museum. Galerie Elca London exhibited a preview of the 2019 Cape Dorset Print Collection. Finally, an Inuit Art Night Market took place in the FOFA Gallery courtyard at Concordia University.
Michelle Sones is a white settler graduate student born and raised in Tiohtiá:ke/Montréal. She completed her BFA in Art History at Concordia University in 2019, where she continues to study in the MA program under the supervision of Dr. Heather Igloliorte. Her MA research on institutions and Indigenous artist-run spaces is supported through the SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship for 2019-2020, and the FRQSC Bourse Maîtrise en recherche for 2020-2021. Michelle is the Online Content Editor for Inuit Futures in Arts Leadership: The Pilimmaksarniq/Pijariuqsarniq Project.
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