My friend and I went to the Our Land: Contemporary Art from the Arctic exhibit at the WAG today. I’m pretty sure we were the only ones in the art gallery, so we took advantage of it. Many potential profile pictures were taken… Oh, and art too. Yep, art.
The Man Who Made Time Stand Still exhibit at the WAG
Harold Edgerton’s scientific photographs tackle mainstream visual culture. Straightforward and dramatic, they assert truths and entertain in a manner not unlike the twentieth century’s documentary photographs and magazine advertisements.
Head, c. 1965 (aka my favourite art ever).
There were a lot of these… I picked one.
Qingailisaq’s coat is a replica of the most unique garment created in the Canadian arctic. The original coat was owned by Qingailisaq, a powerful Igloolik shaman in the late 1900s.
“As children, we were told laziness serves no purpose, so we had to carry out our tasks without reluctance.” – Martha Anguratiaq Ungalaq, Inuit Elder, Igloolik
Standing Tall, 2004.