Thu. Jan 20th, 2022

A guest takes a picture of Big Hello, an installation by artist Maureen Gruben from Tuktoyaktuk, NWT The work is part of Alakkaajut (Many Things Appear), the opening exhibition for SAW Gallery’s Nordic Lab. (Photo by Madalyn Howitt)

The opening night of the Alakkaajut (Many Things Appear) exhibition featured music and food from circumpolar countries

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Madalyn Howitt

Works of art by original artists from circumpolar countries are on display in Alakkaajut (Many Things Appear), the first exhibition of the new Nordic Lab in Ottawa’s SAW Gallery.

The project had its grand opening on November 19th and can be seen until March 5th. Artists whose works have been exhibited include Sonya Kelliher-Combs of Alaska, Maureen Gruben of the Northwest Territories and Sissel M. Bergh of Norway. Taqralik Partridge from Nunavik is the director of Nordic Lab.

See the slideshow below for photos from the opening night.

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