Our Land: Contemporary Art from the Arctic
Edited by John R. Grimes, Douglas Stenton, and Karen Kramer
Essay by Zacharias Kunuk
In 1999, Canada redrew its map to "our land" in the Inuktitut language. This book, based on and published in conjunction with the inaugural exhibition of the official Government of Nunavut collection of Inuit art, celebrates the growth of Inuit creative expression over the past five decades. Explore how long-held Inuit artistic traditions inspire contemporary sculptures, prints, fiber arts, photographs, and digital media. The exquisitely photographed book features an essay by award-winning Inuit filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk, director of Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner, and includes text in four languages: Inuktitut, English, French, and Inuinnaqtun, a transliteration of Inuktitut.
The publication accompanies the exhibition Our Land: Contemporary Art from the Arctic on view at the Peabody Essex Museum from November 26, 2004, through January 30, 2005, and at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art from November 15, 2008, through February 15, 2009.
John Grimes is the former deputy director for research, new media, and information at the Peabody Essex Museum. Douglas Stenton is the Director of Heritage for the Government of Nunavut Department of Culture and Heritage. Karen Kramer is the curator of Native American and Oceanic Art and Culture at the Peabody Essex Museum. She is co-author and editor of Shapeshifting: Transformations in Native American Art, and co-editor of Our Land: Contemporary Art from the Arctic and Uncommon Legacies: Native American Art from the Peabody Essex Museum.
11”h x 9.8”w
Peabody Essex Museum, 2005
ISBN 9780875772011 (softcover)
142 pages with color illustrations
At this time, orders shipped within the United States are shipped using USPS or UPS. Tracking information will be provided via email.
International shipping is offered on case-by-case basis. Please email us at email@example.com to inquire.
For our local customers, we are pleased to offer a curbside pickup option! How it works:
Shop online at shop.pem.org
At checkout, select Curbside Pickup as your shipping method. Place your order.
Once we have prepared your order, you will receive an email that your order is ready for pickup.
Follow the pickup instructions provided in your email. Arrive at our designated curbside pickup location at 3 New Liberty Street and call 978-542-1619
Please Note: Please allow 2-4 days from purchase date for processing. Curbside Pickup is available Thursday through Sunday 11 am–4 pm.
RETURN & EXCHANGE POLICY
We are pleased to accept returns within 30 days of the purchase date. All returned items must be in their original condition and packaging.
To begin your return process, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note: Sale, clearance and personal use items, such as face masks, cannot be returned or exchanged for store credit.