Ullumimut — Between tradition and innovation

Caribou antler, serpentine, steatite, muskox horn and hair. Out of such materials Mattiusi Iyaituk and Lucassie Echalook shape the gestures of human, animal and shaman, evoking the quotidian stories, myths and dreams of the Inuit culture of Nunavik. The sculptural works of these two renowned Inuit artists, featured in this exhibition, Ullumimut — Between tradition …


Our plants… Our land / Plants of Nain and Torngat Mountains Basecamp & Research Station (Nunatsiavut)

ᑖᓐᓇ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᐊᖅ ᓴᕐᕿᑎᑕᐅᓚᐅᔪᔪᖅ ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᕗᒻᒥᐅᓅᓕᖓᑎᓪᓗᒍ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐊᒥᓱᓄᑦ ᐳᓛᕆᐊᓲᓄᑦ ᑲᖐᒋᔭᖃᕐᓱᑎᒃ ᐃᓕᑦᓯᓕᐅᒥᒍᒪᒋᐊᒥᒃ ᐱᐅᓯᕐᓱᑎᒃ ᐊᕙᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓛᐸᑐᐊᔨᐅᑉ ᑕᕐᕋᖓᓐᓂ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐱᐅᔪᓪᓗᑐᐊᓘᑦᓱᑎᒃ ᐊᑦᔨᒌᒐᑎᓪᓗ ᐅᑭᐅᕐᑕᑑᑉ ᐱᕈᕐᑐᖁᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ. ᕿᒥᕐᕈᐊᖅ ᐃᓚᖃᕐᑐᖅ ᐱᕈᕐᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᔭᐅᓗᑭᓲᓂᒃ ᓀᓂᒥ ᑑᕐᙰᓗ ᖃᕐᖄᓗᖏᑦᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᓴᕐᕕᖓᓐᓂ, ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᐅᐸᑦᑕᐅᖃᔭᓐᖏᓂᕐᓴᓂᒃ ᐱᕈᕐᑐᓂᒃ ᑕᑯᔭᐅᑦᓯᐊᓲᒍᓐᖏᑐᓂᓪᓗ. ᑖᓐᓇ ᕿᒥᕐᕈᐊᖅ ᐊᔪᒉᑦᑑᒍᑎᓕᒃ ᐃᓚᖃᕋᒥ ᐱᕈᕐᑐᐃᑦ ᐊᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑑᕐᑐᓂᒃ ᖃᓄᕐᓗ ᐱᐅᓯᑐᖃᕐᑎᒍᑦ ᐋᓐᓂᐊᓯᐅᕈᓯᐅᓲᒍᒻᒪᖔᑕ, ᑕᒪᓐᓇᓗ ᐅᓪᓗᒥᒧᑦ ᐊᓪᓚᖁᑎᓕᐅᕐᑕᐅᓚᐅᕐᓯᒪᒐᓂ ᓛᐸᑐᐊᔨᒥᐅᓅᓕᖓᔪᒥᒃ. ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑦᓯᒍᓗᑐᐃᓐᓇᓲᒍᓐᖏᑐᖅ ᐳᓛᕆᐊᕐᑐᓂᒃ ᐱᕈᕐᑐᐃᑦ ᒥᑦᓵᓅᓕᖓᔪᓂᒃ ᑭᓯᐊᓂᑦᑕᐅᖅ ᓲᓱᑦᓴᓯᐊᕐᑐᒪᕆᒃ ᐃᓄᐃᑦ ᐅᖃᐅᓯᖓᓂᒃ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᐅᓯᖏᓐᓂᓗ. ᕿᒥᕐᕈᐊᓕᐅᕐᑐᕕᓂᐅᑉ ᒥᑦᓵᓄᑦ …


ᐃᓄᒃᑎᑐᑦ ᓄᓀᑦ ᐊᑎᖏᑦᑕ ᑲᑎᕐᓱᑕᐅᓂᖏᑦ ᓄᓇᕕᒻᒥ

“ᓯᕗᓪᓕᕕᓂᑦᑎᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᒐᑦᑕ ᐊᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᓄᓀᑦ, ᑕᓰᑦ, ᖃᕐᙯᑦ ᐊᒻᒪᓗ ᕿᑭᕐᑌᑦ, ᑌᒣᒐᑦᑕ ᖃᐅᔨᑎᑦᓯᒋᐊᖃᕐᐳᒍᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᑎᑕᐅᓯᒪᓂᑦᑎᓂᒃ ᓱᓇᐅᒻᒪᖔᑕ ᐅᕕᒃᑲᑎᓐᓂᒃ.” ᑌᒣᓕᔪᕕᓂᖅ ᓵᒧᐃᓕ ᐋᓇᖃᑕᒃ ᑲᖏᕐᓱᒥᐅᖅ ᓇᓗᓀᕐᓯᓕᕋᒥ ᐱᔭᑦᓴᓕᐊᖑᔪᕕᓂᕐᒥᒃ ᐱᓇᓱᐊᕐᑕᕕᓂᐅᑦᓱᓂ 1983-ᒥᑦ 1987-ᒧᑦ : ᑲᑎᕐᓱᐃᓂᖃᕐᑎᓗᒍ ᓄᓀᑦ ᐊᑎᖏᓐᓂᒃ ᐃᓄᓐᓄᑦ ᖃᐅᔨᒪᔭᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᓇᕕᒻᒥ ᖁᓕᓪᓗ ᑕᓪᓕᒪᓘᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᓕᓐᓂᑦ.