Playing Favourites: Jan B., February 18, 2012

19 Feb

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 Jan B. with "Mermaid with Merdaughter" (2009) by Mattiusi Iyaituk (1950-), Akulivik, stone and caribou antler, MIA/Sprott collection

Where are you from:

Sudbury, Ontario

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

1st visit – always interested in art and storytelling

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Love the aesthetic and beauty of the sculpture – the deliberate choice of the curved antlers used to show the coddled/enveloped babe

Posted by: Emma Ward, Visitor Services Officer

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