DAY 3 - Sun Dec 5
The Frisky Business of Creation
Artists Taqralik Partridge, Laakkuluk Williamson-Bathory, and Tarralik Duffy in conversation.
A conversation between three artists on the rise who are also friends. Their eclectic practices traverse the boundaries between tradition and contemporary, between past and future, and between humour and history.
About the Artists
Taqralik Partridge is a writer, spoken word poet and curator originally from Kuujjuaq, NU now living in Kautokeino, Norway. Partridge's writing focuses on both life in the north and in southern urban centres, as well as the experiences of Inuit. She also incorporates throat singing into her live performances. Her performance work has been featured on... Read more
Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory
Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory is an established multi-disciplinary artist based in Iqaluit, NU whose practice centres on uaajeerneq (Greenlandic mask dance) and also includes acting, curating, drum-dancing, music and writing. Through her artistic work, Williamson Bathory advocates for gender equality in creative spaces, decolonizing museum spaces and supporting Indigenous political voices. She is also the Artistic Director of Qaggiavuut... Read more
Tarralik Duffy is a talented artist, jeweller and writer from Salliq (Coral Harbour), NU currently based in Saskatoon, SK. Working primarily in jewellery design under her label Ugly Fish, she uses materials salvaged from her home territory of Nunavut including beluga vertebrae, baleen, antler and seal skin. She also works with textiles to produce clothing, such... Read more