Playing Favourites: Babak, Mehrnaz and Mano E., June 22, 2011

22 Jun

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 visitors Babak, Mehrnaz and Mano E. with “Winter Scene eith Dog Sleds and Igloos” by Emily Pangnerk Illuitok (1943 – ), Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), Stone, ivorym hide, sinew, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Toronto, but we come originally from Iran.

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

Yes, a love of Canada brought us here.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Because it is all about life, daily routine, home, people, family life – and how hard life is.

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator

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