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APTN | Ādisōke
Works from First Nation, Inuit, Métis artists from across Canada chosen for new library and archives in Ottawa
Indigenous artists selected for Ādisōke
Indigenous artists from across Canada have been selected to create artwork for Ādisōke, the Ottawa Public Library – Library and Archives Canada joint facility.
Lot 3, 'Suputi' #1
Acknowledging the land
'This is an incredible example of prioritizing Indigenous space while showcasing Indigenous excellence and and resiliency'
Looking to the Future - Katherine Takpannie
This exhibition looks to the future by recognizing the value of Indigenous Knowledge systems as a path to an ecologically balanced future.
Panel Discussion & Opening Reception: Meltwater Exhibition
Event Information August 17, 5:00PM – 8:00PM at Fogo Island Inn, Joe Batt’s Arm
Artist Talk by Katherine Takpannie
Part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2022-2023: Working Towards Indigenous Sovereignty, co-presented by the Doris McCarthy Gallery and Studio Art program,
IAQ Wins Cover Grand Prix at 2023 National Magazine Awards
The images feature artwork from Katherine Takpannie’s Amait series, an ongoing exploration of colour and movement using smoke bombs,
Figureworks 2022 Jury
The Figureworks prize is evaluated by a jury of peer professional artists, curators and arts administrators representing a broad range of media and forms of art
Matriarch Movement - 4 Indigenous Photographers to Follow
Art has the power to change the world because it can evoke emotions. Art can come in many different forms, and one form in particular captures the raw essence.
Katherine Takpannie: "Our Women and Girls are Sacred"
Wahsontiio Cross January 25, 2023 Magazine
Neighbourhood Hangouts: Katherine Takpannie’s Vanier
September 8 - January 3, 2022
Quintessential COVID-19 photos
Four local photographers reflect on images that encapsulate 1st year of pandemic.
Vanier Electrical Box Art Gallery
Winners of the SAW Prize for New Works
Asking For a Friend: CKCU FM 93.1
They Forgot That We Were Seeds: sharing a conversation featureing artists KC Adams, Cheyenne Sundance and Katherine Takpannie, curator Kosisochukwu Nnebe.
Art Gallery of Ontario Artist Spotlight
Katherine Takpannie showcases the urban Inuk perspective of a western world through the eyes of her camera lens.
Inuit Art Quarterly's Artist Database
Katherine Takpannie is an artist and writer currently based in Ottawa, ON.
Katherine Takpannie's intimate self-portraits and expansive

New Generation Photography Award

‘It’s completely surreal’
Katherine Takpannie says she hopes gallery visitors reflect on her photography’s themes, including murdered and missing Indigenous women and girls
National Gallery of Canada NGPA Exhibit
August 13 - December 5, 2021
Ottawa photographer wins National Art Gallery award
OTTAWA -- An Ottawa photographer will have her work displayed at the National Gallery of Canada, after winning this year's Scotiabank New Generation Photography
Ottawa-based Inuk photographer wins big award
Photographer Katherine Takpannie in Ottawa Friday October 16, 2020. Katherine, a young Inuk photographer and is one of this year's three winners of the NGPA
Meet the Artists: New Generation Photography Award Winners
Join the 2020 New Generation Photography Award winning artists Noah Friebel, Curtiss Randolph, and Katherine Takpannie as they discuss their practice
National Gallery of Canada: New Generation Photography Award
Takpannie Long-listed for New Generation Photography Award
CONTACT: National Gallery of Canada Toronto Exhibit
June 25 - November 14, 2021

Written by Katherine

The Way Forward
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The North In Print
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Nunavut Sivuniksavut
Why Didn’t We Know Any of This Sooner?
Hidden Homelessness
Getting Under Our Skin


  In Conversation: New Generation Photography Awards  

Discover the work of the 2020 and 2021 New Generation Photography Award winners, in this conversation between themselves and senior curator of photographs, Andrea Kunard.

Katherine Takpannie: One

Inuk photographer Katherine Takpannie takes center stage on PAMA's outdoor banners. Seen from behind, she is a solitary figure enveloped by the whiteness of a snow-covered, winter landscape. 

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