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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Congratulations to NWT Artist, Abraham Anghik Ruben

Posted on by Lynn Feasey

This is so great, congratulations Abe! I sit on a board with Abe, and have worked with him on a few occasions. He is not only a brilliant artist, he is a man with vision. Very pleased he has a show in his home Territory.


His elaborate soapstone carvings and bronze sculptures have graced galleries around the world, including the Smithsonian in Washington. Now Abraham Ruben’s work is returning to the Northwest Territories. His new exhibit opened at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in Yellowknife. As Kate Kyle reports it’s the largest showing of his work ever held in the territory.NOTE: Ruben called to point out that his work explores the interaction between Vikings and the ancestors of the Inuvialuit (the ancient Inuit) — as distinct from the present day Inuvialuit, as we say in this piece. Continue reading

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Greg and Kim are back from Nunavut! This year marks Tusarnaarniq Sivumut Associa…

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Greg and Kim are back from Nunavut! This year marks Tusarnaarniq Sivumut Association – Music for the Future’s 6th year of delivering educational fiddle workshops to youth in remote communities across Canada’s arctic. Here are some pics of our spring session. If you’re curious to learn more.. visit www.musicforthefuture.ca. Qujanamiik!


2015 Spring Fiddle Workshop

Greg Simm and Kim de Laforest travelled to Nunavut this spring to teach fiddle (and guitar) to youth in Igloolik, Iqaluit, Pond Inlet and Pangnirtung in April. Continue reading

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Grab a cup of coffee this morning and enjoy this short film celebrating NS stone…

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Grab a cup of coffee this morning and enjoy this short film celebrating NS stone mason, Heather Lawson. This is a wonderful collaboration between the Craft Alliance Atlantic and the Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council in partnership with Breakwater Studios Internationals. #citizensofcraft #craftyear2015


Stone

STONE is a portrait of master stone carver Heather Lawson. COMMISSION HEATHER’S WORK / SHOW YOUR SUPPORT Heather Lawson heatherlawson.ca FOLLOW @breakwatermp… Continue reading

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