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Piliujjartut (Competing Against Each Other) Dry Point Print


Three Inuk in playful competition with one another.

Dry Point
56cm x 43.5cm / edition of 50

Artist: Mathewsie Maniapik
Printmaker: Piona Keyuakjuk

Pangnirtung (Pangnirtuuq, ᐸᖕᓂᖅᑑᖅ) is a hamlet on Baffin Island, Nunavut, located 50 kilometers (31 miles) south of the Arctic Circle on an ancient beach in Pangnirtung Fjord at the north end of Cumberland Sound. Renowned for its traditional Inuit arts and crafts, this artistic community has a population of 1400, roughly 95% of whom are Inuit.