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Playing Favourites: Zaina W., June 9th, 2012

9 Jun

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 Zaina with “Sedna” (1994) by Natar Ungalaq (1959-), Igloolik, Alabaster, stone inlay, hair, Private Collection

Where are you from?

Switzerland

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

This is my 1st visit in Canada (& the MIA) so I had to visit at least one exhibition about 1st nations.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

I studied literature & I’m interested in legends of different cultures.

Posted by: Emma Ward, MIA’s Visitor Services Officer

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Playing Favourites: Brandon E., June 30, 2011

30 Jun

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 Brandon E. with “Sedna” (c. 1994) by Natar Ungalaq (1959 – ), Iglulik, Stone, inlay, hair, Private Collection on Loan to MIA

Where are you from?

Toronto

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

We had a free museum pass.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

It looks well designed.

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator