Playing Favourites: Darran P., September 4, 2011

8 Sep

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 Darran P. next to Sea Goddess Legend” (c. 1980s) by Looty Pijamini (1953 – ), Ausuittuq, Muskox horn, whalebone, ivory, hide, antler, sinew, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?

Toronto

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

Yes, saw the pieces on display from hallway.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

The artist’s ability to invoke thoughts of arctic versions of sea creatures, real and fictional with amazing resources – life form and natural materials.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

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