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“The work succinctly affirms, and indeed the show as a whole proves, that ‘home’ cannot possibly be understood in colonized contexts without grappling with the forces that alienate people from their ancestral homelands and affirming their sovereignty and their right to self-determination and self-representation.”

Publication: “Arctic Warmth.” Artforum (November 2022).


Keywords:  art, contemporary, artist, Shuvinai Ashoona, Hannah Kigusiuq, Geronimo Inutiq, Carola Grahn, Ingemar Israelsson, Joar Nango, Tiffany Shaw, Joar Nango, Taqralik Partridge, Jocelyn Piirainen, Rafico Ruiz, Nicole Luke, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, asinnajaq, architecture, design, curatorial practice, exhibition, buildings, dwelling, residence, home, homeland, North, Inuit Nunangat, Sápmi, Indigenous, land, terrain, territory, geography, landscape, Earth, colonial, settler-colonialism, dispossesion, extraction, West, European, discipline, hegemony, Southwest Asia, Middle East, Arab, Muslim, Orientalism, representation, inclusion, plurality, CCA, Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, Montreal, Canada

Image: Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA) and Mathieu Gagnon