Vernissage | ASHOONA : Récits intemporels

Opening | ASHOONA: Enduring Art Stories

Thursday, February 24, 2022, from 6 to 8 P.M.

La Guilde is pleased to invite you to the opening of the exhibition Ashoona: Enduring Art Stories, which will be held in person on Thursday February 24, 2022, from 6 to 8 pm. The event will be an opportunity to meet the artist and curator of the exhibition, Goota Ashoona as well as some members of the Ashoona family. A throat singing performance will also take place during the evening.

From February 24 to July 3, 2022, this exhibition will feature the work of twenty-three artists from the Ashoona family, from Kinngait (Cape Dorset, Nunavut):

Annie Pootoogook
Goota Ashoona
Joe Jaw Ashoona
Kelly Ashoona
Kiugak Ashoona
Kudluajuk Ashoona
Kumwartok Ashoona
Kuzy Curley
Mayoreak Ashoona
Napachie Ashoona
Napachie Pootoogook
Ning Ashoona
Ohito Ashoona
Ottochie Ashoona
Ottokie Ashoona
Qaqaq Ashoona
Qavavau Ashoona
Sapa Ashoona
Shuvinai Ashoona
Siassie Kenneally
Sii Ashoona
Sorroseeleetu Ashoona

La Guilde recommends a short visit to allow all to enjoy the exhibition. In order to respect social distancing, only 75 visitors will be able to enter the space at any one time. Don't forget, wearing a mask is mandatory and the vaccine passport will be required upon entry.

In order to anticipate the number of visitors, we invite you to register onEventbrite. Participants may also register at the entrance. These registrations do not determine a fixed visiting time, they will allow La Guilde to respect public health guidelines.

Photos : Pitseolak Ashoona, Migration Towards our Summer Camp, 1983; Ohito Ashoona, Dancing Bear, 2018; Ning Ashoona, Bear, 2021; Napachie Ashoona, Mother & Child, 2021; Ning Ashoona, Pitseolak Ashoona Resting, 2021.