Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection. Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.
MIA Visitor Jane B. next to “Fisherman” (c. 1980s) by Uriash Puqiqnaq, CM (1946 – ), Usquuqtuuq (Gjoa Haven), Stone, bone, hide, Sprott/MIA Collection
Where are you from?
What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?
I love Inuit art. This is my first visit.
Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?
I love the various materials and the look on the fisherman’s face.
Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator