Playing Favourites: Taj and Dafina C., July 17 , 2011

18 Jul

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 Taj C. with Untitled (c. 1973) by Malaya Akulukjuk (1915 - 1995), Pangnirtung, pentel marker on paper MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Toronto

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

This is my first visit.  I saw it and my mom asked me if I would like to colour.

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

This piece is funny and it is extremely cool and I like weird creatures like that.

MIA visitor Dafina. with "Amouti" (2009) by Irene Avaalaaqiaq (1941 - ), Qamani'tuaq (Baker Lake), fabric, thread, glass beads, Sprott/MIA Collection

Where are you from?

Toronto

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

Yes. Came with my mom and dad to colour

Why is this your favourite piece in the collection?

Pretty beads and colours.

Posted by: Jessica Cappuccitti, MIA’s Volunteer Coordinator

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