Venice - National Participation

Canada 2019

Giardini

11 May 201924 Nov 2019

Title: “ISUMA”
Curators: Asinnajaq, Catherine Crowston, Josée Drouin-Brisebois, Barbara Fischer, Candice Hopkins
Commissioner: National Gallery of Canada
Artists: Isuma (Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, Paul Apak, Pauloosie Qulitalik)

Isuma‘s participation in Canadian exhibition at Venice Art Biennale marks the first presentation of Inuit art in the national pavilion. The artistic collective, whose name means “to think, or a state of thoughtfulness” in Inuktitut, is Canada’s first Inuit video-based production company, born in 1990 to preserve Inuit culture and language and spread Inuit stories to different audiences around the world.

 

  • Canadian Pavilion, Isuma collective, Igloo on location during filming of Canadian Pavilion, Isuma collective, Igloo on location during filming of "Maliglutit (Searchers)". 2016, Photo credit A.J. Messier

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Destination: Venice
Where: Giardini
Type: Press Conference
Admission: By Invitation Only

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Destination: Venice
Where: Giardini
Type: Opening
Admission: By Invitation Only

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CLOSING DAYS:
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ADDRESS:
Giardini, Castello Venice, 30122 Italy