Tag Archives: Iglulik

Playing Favourites: Emily S. and Liz M., August 14, 2014

16 Aug

MIA visitors with their favourite piece at the museum.

Emily S. and Liz M., MIA visitors, with “Migration” (2013) by Bart Hanna Kappianiq (b. 1948), Iglulik, arctic marble, ivory, baleen, sinew, Private Collection

Where are you from?

Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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

Interest in Inuit culture after living in Kujjarapik.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Because of the multiple legends and depictions in the piece.

Posted by: Lindsay Bontoft, MIA’s Public Programming and Development Coordinator

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Playing Favourites: Christina W., March 14, 2014

16 Mar

Christina W., a MIA visitor, with "Sedna Seagoddist” by Bart Hanna (1948-), Iglulik, stone, ivory, MIA Collection courtesy of the Sprott Acquisition Program, 2010.3.3.1-2

Christina W., a MIA visitor, with “Sedna Seagoddist” by Bart Hanna (1948-), Iglulik, stone, ivory, MIA Collection courtesy of the Sprott Acquisition Fund, 2010.3.3.1-2

Where are you from?

Dayton, Ohio.

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

My husband came into the city for a conference , and while he attends his meetings I get to visit museums.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I find it the most interesting piece in the collection. I really like the pose *mimics the Sedna’s stance*

Posted by: Brittany Holliss, MIA’s Digital Assets Coordinator