Inuit Art Quarterly gets first permanent Inuk editor
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Inuit Art Quarterly gets first permanent Inuk editor

Taqralik Partridge is the first permanent editor-at-large for the Inuit Art Quarterly. She’ll work on the quarterly from her home in Kautokeino, Norway. (Submitted by the Inuit Art Foundation) As the first Inuk editor-at-large for the Inuit Art Quarterly, Taqralik Partridge will help represent art from all the Inuit regions, choose articles to go into the magazine and edit them. "I’m hoping that Inuit artists might feel comfortable approaching me. I’m hoping I can encourage people who haven’t necessarily been… covered in the quarterly… to come forward and have some kind of connection," Partridge said. The Inuit Art Foundation has been putting out the quarterly since 1986 and in that time it’s had Inuit guest editors and contributing editors, but Partridge will be the first Inuk to fill a permanent position. Originally from Kuujjuaq, NU, Partridge now lives in Kautokeino, Norway, where she will continue her own art practice, alongside her new role as editor. Last year, her short story Fifteen Lakota Visitors was shortlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize and she co-curated an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Currently, she’s working on collecting a series of short films, specifically Indigenous circumpolar horror stories. Taqralik Partridge […]

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