Pictures Out of My Life (The Drawings and Recollections of Pitseolak)

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Pictures Out of My Life (The Drawings and Recollections of Pitseolak)

  • 1978 ----- color ----- 13 min ----- 16mm
  • The drawings and recollections of Inuit artist Pitseolak, from the book of the same title written by Dorothy Eber. Now in her seventies, Pitseolak is one of the most famous of the graphic artists of the Cape Dorest (Baffin Island) artists' colony and co-operative. Her colored pencil and felt-pen drawings vividly illustrate her memories of past life in the Arctic, and of the birds, animals and spirits that figured so large in the daily life of the Inuit.
  • Topics: (American Indian Studies, Artists, Canadian Studies)