Sense of Place Opens at the Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse. Thursday September 9, 2010 until October 29, 2010
Organized by the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture
in partnership with the Windsor Printmaker’s Forum.
In the Yukon, Sense of Place guests, Alistair Macleod, Nino Ricci and Iain Baxter& continued to ‘spread goodness and wisdom throughout the land’. Artist talks, readings and a panel discussion on the sense of place in art took place in Dawson at the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre and the Tombstone Interpretive Centre. Windsor Printmaker’s wishes to thank the special guests for their engaging work in the Yukon. Windsor Printmaker’s would also like to acknowledge Karen Dubois, Executive Director, Klondike Institute of Arts and Culture who coordinated the memorable events in Dawson.
YUKON ARTS CENTRE OPENING RECEPTION
Thursday, September 9 7:30 pm – 6:00 PM: FORUM with Alistair MacLeod, Nino Ricci, Rebecca Belmore, IAIN BAXTER&. YUKON ARTS CENTRE GALLERY HOURS Tuesday to Friday: 10 am to 5 pm Saturday: 12 pm to 5 pm
Image credits: From Left to right. Sécurité, Nadine Bariteau, The Exhibitionselected view, Taylor’s Bull – Saskatchewan, Gary Olson, Fish Lake, Whitehorse, Sense of Place opens at the Yukon Arts Centre. Nino Ricci in conversation with Alistair MacLeod and IAIN BAXTER&: A Discussion on the role of place in art and literature. Artist talk by IAIN BAXTER&, Alistair MacLead and Nino Ricci recall Jack London’s classic Call of the Wild.
Image credits: From left to right. Sense of Place opens at the Yukon Arts Centre. Nino Ricci in conversation with Alistair MacLeod and IAIN BAXTER&: A Discussion on the role of place in art and literature. Iain Baxter& Alistair MacLeod survey the menu at Klondike Rib & Salmon,Whitehorse. Patricia Coates, Director of the Sense of Place project, drinks from the pure waters of Wolf Creek, Tombstone Territorial Park. Alistair MacLead and Nino Ricci recall Jack London’s classic Call of the Wild. Fish Lake, Whitehorse. Alistair MacLeod, Five Finger Rapids. After its long journey from Windsor to Whitehorse, YAC gallery framer Stev Brewis works with precision and care to reframe Joseph Banh’s work The Unknowable. Photos courtesy of Jessica Vellenga of The YAC gallery. IAIN BAXTER& at Fox Lake. Nino Ricci views the Yukon River at Five Finger Rapids. Dawson from above - the dredges. The Troupe at Tombstone Interpretive Centre: Alistair MacLeod, Patricia Coates, IAIN BAXTER&, Louise Chance-Baxter, and Nino Ricci. Fish Lake, Whitehorse. Alistair MacLeod reads from the short story, “The Closing Down of Summer” at Tombstone Interpretive Centre, Tombstone Territorial Park. Sense of Place guests: Alistair MacLeod, IAIN BAXTER&, Nino Ricci and Tuktu.