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Necessary Adaptations: Dialogue through Contemporary Art

Organized by the Anchorage Museum, Museum Cerny Inuit Collection and Nunavut Arts and Crafts Association 11. September 2017

Ongoing changes in the Arctic––climatic, social and economic––are often mirrored in the contemporary art of artists who have a close connection with these challenges. This session is aimed at continuing the dialogue about how contemporary art (in all its forms) can create awareness and understanding about the impact and necessary adaptations that involve us all. 

Saturday, October 14, 16:00 - 17:30
Location: Esja, Fifth Level

Speakers: 

  • Julie Decker, Director of the Anchorage Museum, Alaska, USA
  • Sonya Kelliher Combs, artist, Alaska, USA
  • Holly Nordlum, artist, Alaska, USA
  • Maya Sialuk Jacobson, Tattoo and visual artist, Greenland
  • Bill Nasogaluak, artist, Canada
  • Jesse Tungalik, Director of Nunavut Arts and Crafts, Canada
  • Martha Cerny, Curator, Bern, Switzerland
  • Anna Hudson, York University, Toronto