Playing Favourites: May R., June 5, 2011

5 Jun

Playing Favourites is a running series featuring MIA visitors, staff and volunteers with their favorite objects in our collection.  Playing Favourites is open to every person at MIA, so please let us know if you’d like to participate the next time you visit.

MIA Visitor May R. next to "Creation Story" (2007) by Manasie Akpaliapik (1955 - ) from Ikpiarjuk, Fossilized whalebone, ivory, inlay, Private Collection on Loan to MIA.

Where are you from?

The Kingdom of Jordan

What brings you to MIA? Is this your first visit?

This is my first visit – we were passing by and it caught our eye.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

The eye in the middle and at the side… it’s breathtaking!

Posted by: Alysa Procida, MIA’s Educational Coordinator


One Response to “Playing Favourites: May R., June 5, 2011”

  1. Yuri de la Pena May 29, 2015 at 2:47 PM #

    Manasie Akpaliapik is my favourite Inuit artist ever!

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