Playing Favourites: Robin W., October 30, 2011

1 Nov

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 Robin W. with "Dancing Bear" (1970s) by Pauta Saila (1916-2009), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), stone, Private Collection.

Where are you from?

Toronto

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

Caught my eye. Yes (my first visit).

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

The bear is large yet graceful in search of a spiritual awakening.

Posted by: Kate Mossman, MIA’s Development Officer

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