Playing Favourites: Mark W., Alice W. and Wushun S., October 2, 2011

4 Oct

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 Mark W., Alice W., and Wushun W. with "Walking Bear" (1994) by Pauta Saila (1916-2009), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stone, bone, MIA collection

Where are you from?

Tianjin, China and Toronto

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

Yes, Culture Days.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

The bear is unique in Inuit art. It shows the relationship between human beings and nature.

Posted by: Kate Mossman, MIA’s Development Officer

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