Inuit and Tiwi printmakers in conversation
Thursday 22 October 5.30 – 8.30 pm
Native artists from Canada’s far north and remote Australia began making prints 50 years ago. Since then work on paper from Kinngait Studios at Cape Dorset and Tiwi Arts on Bathurst Island, among other centres, has attract international acclaim. Artists have represented customary life, concerns about the environment, and distinctive perspectives on history and globalization. Following a screening of the documentary Kinngait: Riding Light into the World, Inuit artists Andrew Qappik and Leslie Dean and Tiwi artist Bede Tungutalum will talk about printmaking.This event is linked to the exhibition, ‘The Power of Paper: 50 years of printmaking from Australia, Canada and South Africa’, on show at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology until 6 December.
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Part of Cambridge Festival of Ideas