Playing Favourites: Pat B., 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 visitor Pat B. with "Spirits Around Inuk" (2005) by Irene Avaalaaqiaq (1941-), Qamanittuaq (Baker Lake), wool, duffel, felt, cotton, emroidery thread, Sprott/MIA collection

Where are you from?

Montreal

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

First visit, always wanted to come!

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

The simplicity…and the rich complexity! The idea of a blanket with spirit helpers all around is a lovely, comforting idea!

Posted by: Kate Mossman, MIA’s Development Officer

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