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Tunnganarniq Mural Unveiling

2017-07-16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tunnganarniq, is a pillar of Inuit traditional knowledge, meaning fostering good spirits by being open, welcoming and inclusive.
A project by Embassy of Imagination (EOI), in partnership with Ottawa School of Art (OSA).
This mural is created by Kinngait (Cape Dorset, Nunavut) youth artists. July 3 – 16, 2017

The youth from Kinngait (Cape Dorset, Nunavut), Christine Adamie, Janice Qimirpik, Kevin Qimirpik, Harry Josephee & Parr Josephee along with their friend and chaperone Joseph Pinguartuk are guided by Alexa Hatanaka and Patrick Thompson: Embassy of Imagination. Their dream wall has been 87 George Street (Bell Media building) and we are thankful to Bell Media for allowing us to display this mural on their property. This mural, titled Tunnganarniq, which means “fostering good spirits by being open, welcoming and inclusive” will take Inuit art out of the galleries and into the public. Photo and video documentation of Tunnganarniq is also being be presented at the Art Gallery of Ontario as part of PA System and Embassy of Imagination’s installation Towards Something New and Beautiful + Future Snowmachines in Kinngait in the group exhibition of Canadian Art, Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood, June 28 – December 10, 2017.

87 George Street – Byward Market
Tunnganarniq Mural by the Embassy of Imagination
Artists: Kinngait (Cape Dorset, Nunavut), Christine Adamie, Janice Qimirpik, Kevin Qimirpik, Harry Josephee & Parr Josephee along with their friend and chaperone Joseph Pinguartuk are guided by Alexa Hatanaka and Patrick Thompson.
Sunday July 16th from 11am to 2pm

Details

Date:
2017-07-16
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organizer

Ottawa School of Art
Phone:
613-241-7471
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Venue

Ottawa School of Art
35 George Street in the Byward Market
Ottawa, K1N 8W5 CA
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