Curator Tour of the “Breaking Ground” Exhibitions

Mòshkamo Noon Hour Public Programming

Indigenous arts Visual Arts Festival events

A tour of the Breaking Ground: Freda Diesing, Helen Kalvak, Janet Kigusiuq, Rita Letendre, Four exhibitions produced by Carleton University Art Gallery with the curators Krista Ulujuk Zawadski and Danielle Printup.

Krista Ulujuk Zawadski was raised in Igluligaarjuk (Chesterfield Inlet) and currently calls Rankin Inlet, Nunavut, her home. Zawadski completed a Master’s Degree in Anthropology at the University of British Columbia in 2016, and has focused her education and career in the heritage sector in Nunavut and in the fields of Arctic anthropology, museology and collections-based research, with an emphasis on fostering accessibility to collections for Inuit. Zawadski is currently working for the Government of Nunavut as a curator. Zawadski is currently studying at Carleton University in an interdisciplinary PhD Program.

Danielle Printup is a Hodinohso:ni / Anishnaabe arts administrator and curator from Kitigan Zibi Anishnabeg, QC, with maternal roots in Ohsweken, ON. She studied Art History at the University of Guelph and went on to intern at the National Gallery of Canada before completing the Aboriginal Training Program in Museum Practices at the Canadian Museum of History. She has held various positions at SAW Gallery, the Indigenous Art Centre, and the City of Ottawa's Public Art Program. She is currently based in Ottawa where she works at the Carleton University Art Gallery. Most recently, she curated the group exhibition, "Inaabiwin" that opened at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery in Oshawa in September of 2018 and will travel to the Ottawa Art Gallery in October of 2019.

This event is part of the exciting all-Indigenous programming taking over the NAC’s performance and public spaces September 11-29, 2019. This premiere Indigenous Arts Festival, Mòshkamo, celebrates the inaugural season of NAC’s Indigenous Theatre and the resurgence of Indigenous Arts. Learn more at MoshkamoFestival.ca.

Approximately 1 hour long

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