Museum to host digital and virtual art exhibit featuring work by northern Indigenous artists

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — November 2, 2022

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) and Western Arctic Moving Pictures (WAMP) are now showing ARCTIC XR, a digital and virtual art exhibit with six new works by northern Indigenous artists.

These immersive films center on the retelling of a familial oral history, a mysterious monster, a land-based vision of past, present and future all at once, glorious dream on the ice, an Inuit island utopia, and an Indigenous skateboard video filmed on the Yellowknife’s Dettah Ice Road.

Featured artists include Casey Koyczan, Mark Igloliorte, Tanya Tagaq, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Melaw Nakehk’o, and Nyla Innuksuk.

Date: November 2 – 6, 2022

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Location: Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Auditorium, Yellowknife

There is no cost to visit this exhibit.

Learn more: https://aabijijiwanmedialab.ca/arctic-xr

 

For media requests, please contact:

Briony Grabke
Manager, Public Affairs and Communications
Education, Culture and Employment
Government of the Northwest Territories 
Briony_grabke@gov.nt.ca 

867-767-9352 ext. 71073