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Playing Favourites: Shiva N., May 27th 2012

27 May

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 Shiva with “Shaman Performing a Ritual” (1990s) by Ralph Porter (1942-), Uqsuqtuuq (Gjoa Haven), Stone, horn, antler, hair, MIA Collection.

Where are you from?

Iran

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

Tourism. Yes.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Different.

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

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Playing Favourites: Elsie, July 24, 2011

24 Jul

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 Elsie with “Shaman Performing Ritual” (c. 1990s), by Ralph Porter (1942 – ), Uqsuqtuuq (Gjoa Haven), Stone, Horn, Antler, Hair, MIA Collection

Where are you from?

England

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

Yes, we thought it looked interesting

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Because it looks like a grumpy me!

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator