The pandemic and its consequences have amplified several issues in Nunavik. Among the strategies for coping, art as a means of creation and expression can help to alleviate the stress caused by these events. In this presentation, we discuss art and its benefits for healing and coping in difficult situations. We explore the conditions required to intervene using art, the relationship between art and culture and concrete ways to use creativity with youth and families
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To Go Further
The Standing Together Through Art project, sanannguanitigut makitaqatigiinniq in Inuktitut, proposes to be a witness to the experience of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic among Inuit of Nunavik through artistic testimony, using the expressive and evocative power of art. Relying on creativity, the project wishes to foster personal and community wellness in the face of the pandemic
In this podcast, Inuit artists discuss how they use art to tell their stories and build resilience.
Duration: 42 minutes 53 seconds
Available in English
Department of the Avataq Cultural Institute whose objective is to support Inuit artists, artistic achievements and the development of infrastructures to promote the arts inside and outside the region.