ᑐᖓᓇᕐᓂ - Tunnganarniq - Fostering good spirits by being open, welcoming and inclusive

A public mural and place-making project by Inuit youth artists from Kinngait (Cape Dorset, Nunavut) and Embassy of Imagination in partnership with Ottawa School of Art. 87 George Street, Ottawa. July 3 - 16, 2017.

 

ᑎᑎᖅᑐᒐᖅᑏᑦ/ Titiqtugaqtiit/ Artists: ᕼᐊᓕ  ᔫᓯᐱ- Harry Josephee,  ᑭᐊᕙᓐ  ᕿᒥᕐᐱᒃ- Kevin Qimirpik, ᔮᓂᔅ ᕿᒥᕐᐱᒃ - Janice Qimirpik, ᓯᑯᓕᐊ  ᐋᑕᒥ - Christine Adamie, 

Youth Artist Mentor: ᐹ ᔫᓯᐱ - Parr Josephee

Mentor & Chaperone: ᔫᓯᐱ ᐱᙳᐊᖅᑐᖅ - Joseph Pinguartuk
 

ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᔪᑦ/ Ilagijaujut/ Facilitators: ᐹᑦᑐᕆᒃ  ᑖᒻᓴᓐ - Patrick Thompson, ᐊᓕᒃᓴ  ᕼᐊᑕᓈᑲ - Alexa Hatanaka

ᑲᒪᔨ/ Kamaji/ Coordinator: ᒪᓚᐃᑲ ᐅᐃᐅᔅ - Malika Welsh

 

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/inuit-youth-unveil-mural-byward-market-1.4207833

http://985thejewel.com/young-cape-dorset-artists-turn-byward-market-wall-mural-masterpiece/

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/inuit-artist-ottawa-downtown-paint-mural-1.4198585

http://www.metronews.ca/news/ottawa/2017/07/16/colourful-new-mural-unveiled-in-the-byward-market.html

http://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/new-murals-pop-up-to-beautify-the-byward-market-1.3504551

http://www.nunatsiaqonline.ca/stories/article/65674inuit_youth_unveil_latest_mural_in_downtown_ottawa/

http://apt613.ca/embassy-of-imagination/

 Tunnganarniq finished :)

Tunnganarniq finished :)

 In front of Harry Josephee's man holding a big fish

In front of Harry Josephee's man holding a big fish

 Happy Nunavut Day! Embassy of Imagination crew with help from Juan Carlos Noria and our friends Jessica and Donna Pinguartuk

Happy Nunavut Day! Embassy of Imagination crew with help from Juan Carlos Noria and our friends Jessica and Donna Pinguartuk

 Left to right: Harry Josephee, Christine Adamie, Janice Qimirpik, and Kevin Qimirpik created images for Tunnganarniq. The beginning of the painting behind them!

Left to right: Harry Josephee, Christine Adamie, Janice Qimirpik, and Kevin Qimirpik created images for Tunnganarniq. The beginning of the painting behind them!

ᐱᓕᕆᐊᖑᔪᖅ ᐅᑯᓄᖓ Embassy of Imagination ᐅᑯᐊᓗ Ottawa School of Art

ᑖᓐᓇ ᐊᒥᐊᖅᑕᐅᔪᖅ ᓴᓇᔭᐅᓚᐅᖅᑐᖅ ᑭᓐᒐᐃᑦ ᒪᑯᑦᑐᖁᑎᓐᖏᓐᓄᑦ ᐊᒥᐊᖅᑎᓄᑦ.

 ᑐᓐᖓᓇᕐᓂᖅ, ᐃᒪᐃᑦᑑᕗᖅ ᑐᓐᖓᕗᖅ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᑐᖃᖏᓐᓄᑦ, ᑐᑭᖃᖅᑐᓂ ᑎᒍᒥᐊᓂᖅ ᑐᓐᖓᓇᕐᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᓴᖅᕿᔮᕐᓗᓂ, ᑐᓐᖓᓇᑦᑎᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐃᓚᒋᔭᐅᑦᑎᐊᕐᓗᓂ ᑕᒪᓐᓇ ᐱᖃᑕᐅᓂᖅ.

 ᑲᔪᓯᓗᓂ ᐃᒪᐃᑦᑐᒧ Towards Something New and Beautiful + Future Snowmachines in Kinngait ᐆᒧᖓ PA System and Embassy of Imagination, ᐆᒧᖓ Every Now Then: Reframing Nationhood ᒫᓂ ᑕᑯᔭᖃᕐᕕᒻᒥ ᖃᓪᓗᓈᓂ Art Gallery of Ontario, ᔫᓂ 28-ᒥᑦ-ᑏᓰᐱᕆ 10-ᒧᑦ, 2017.

Piliriangujuq ukununga Embassy of Imagination ukualu Ottawa School of Art.

Taanna amiaqtaujuq sanajaulauqtuq kinngait makuttuqutinnginnut amiaqtinut

 Tunnganarniq, imaittuuvuq tunngavuq inuit qaujimajatuqanginnut, tukiqaqtuni tigumianiq tunnganarnirmik saqqijaarluni, tunnganattiarluni ammalu ilagijauttiarluni Tamanna piqatauniq Towards Something New and Beautiful + Future Snowmachines in Kinngait uumunga Pa system and Embassy of imagination uumunga Every Now Then: Reframing Nationhood maani takujaqarvimmi qallunaani aantarriomi, juuni 28-mit-tiisiipiri 10-mut, 2017.

A project by Embassy of Imagination with partners Ottawa School of Art.

This mural is created by Kinngait (Cape Dorset, Nunavut) Inuit youth artists. 

Tunnganarniq, is a pillar of Inuit traditional knowledge, meaning fostering good spirits by being open, welcoming and inclusive. 

As part of Towards Something New and Beautiful + Future Snowmachines in Kinngait by PA System and Embassy of Imagination, for Every. Now. Then: Reframing Nationhood at the Art Gallery of Ontario, June 28-December 10, 2017.

 

With support from: Ottawa 2017, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Taking IT Global, Herb and Cece Schreiber Family Foundation, Canada Council for the Arts New Chapter Grant, Dulux Paints, Nunavut Tourism, VANS Powerwashing and DB Painting.

Thank you: Chris Sheppard, Birling Skateboard Shop, Pamela Jarrett, Waukoman Pawis & Connected North, Well & Good, David Joanasie, The Hamlet of Cape Dorset, Heather Campbell, Christine Lalonde, Tom Stromberg, Juan Carlos Noria, Dawn Dale, Taline Jirian, Aaron Lashomb, Andrew Dobson, Leah Mersky, Citizen Restaurant, Top of the World, Girls + 613, For Pivots Sake and Buchipop.

This is one of the 200 exceptional projects funded through the Canada Council for the Arts’ New Chapter program. With this $35M investment, the Council supports the creation and sharing of the arts in communities across Canada.

Ce projet est l’un des 200 projets exceptionnels soutenus par le programme Nouveau chapitre du Conseil des arts du Canada. Avec cet investissement 35 M$, le Conseil des arts appuie la création et le partage des arts au cœur de nos vies et dans l’ensemble du Canada.


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NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA TOUR - Thank you Heather Campbell and Christine Lalonde