Playing Favourites: Rasheed C. and Jamie Q., August 28, 2012

30 Aug

Rasheed C., a MIA visitor, with “Dancing Bear” (c. 1970s) by Pauta Saila (1916-2009), Kinngait (Cape Dorset), Stone, Private Collection.

Jamie Q., a MIA visitor, with “Muskox Horn Bird” (2007) by Morris Alorut (1963-), Ulukhatok (Holman), muskox horn, whalebone, Private Collection.

Where are you from?

We’re from Etobicoke and Markham, ON.

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

It’s our first time to the museum, we came because we really wanted to  see Inuit art.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Rasheed: I love the playfullness of the dancing bear.

Jamie: I love the balance of the bird.

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Visitor Services Officer

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