Indigenous Art in Arctic Seminar

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The seminar Indegenous Art in Arctic provides an opportunity to meet the artists from Alaska, Greenland and Sami land. The exhibition Place of Origin is opening later on the evening.

11–11.15
Opening words
Monica Shah, Director of Collections and Chief Conservator

11.15–12
Alaska Native Art Now: Collecting over the Decades at the Anchorage Museum
Aaron Leggett, Curator of Alaska History and Culture 

12–12.30
Artist Talk
Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Artist of the Place of Origin -exhibition

12.30–13
Performance
Jessie Kleeman, Greenland

13–14
Lunch Break

14–14.45
Some eflections on contemporary Sami art 
Svein Aamold, University of Tromsø

14.45–15.15
Artist Talk
Rebecca Lyon, Artist of the Place of Origin -exhibition

15.15.–15.40
Eatnanvuloš lottit / Birds in the Earth, 2018
The prized film by Marja Helander (Finland)

15.40–16.00
Discussion

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18.00–20.00
Exhibition Opening: Juurilla – Place of Origin
The exhibition Place of Origin shows contemporary art of indigenous people from Anchorage Museum’s collection. The exhibition is organized collaboratively by the Anchorage Museum and Rovaniemi Art Museum.
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Seminar is suppoted by

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10/18/2018 11:00 AM–4:00 PM