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Exhibition Tour of Inuuqatikka: My Dear Relations

Davies Foundation Gallery, Agnes Etherington Art Centre
36 University Avenue
Kingston ON K7L 3N6


Oana Spinu, Before Tomorrow (production still), copyright Arnait Video Productions, 2009

This free, lunch-hour exhibition featuring "Inuuqatikka: My Dear Relations" is available on a drop-in basis.  A friendly and informed community docent will meet you in the Atrium before the guided gallery tour.

This exhibition features video works, ephemera and production material created by Arnait Video Productions, the world’s leading women-centered Inuit filmmaking collective. Arnait represents the voices of Inuit women across generations, addressing traditional knowledge and contemporary life. This exhibition is part of Arnait’s March 2020 artist residency at Queen’s Vulnerable Media Lab, which includes intergenerational dialogues, workshops, and screenings. The exhibition is presented in collaboration with Archive/Counter-Archive and the Vulnerable Media Lab.

Members of Arnait Video Productions include Madeline Ivalu, Susan Avingaq, Lucy Tulugarjuk, and Marie-Hélène Cousineau. As of 2019, Arnait has produced over twenty works, including three fiction features, a documentary feature, two television series, twelve short and mid- length documentaries, one short and one mid-length fiction film, and two animated films.

Inuuqatikka: My Dear Relations is supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and is presented in collaboration with Archive/Counter-Archive.