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Wed Oct 7, 2020

Artist Spotlight: PIQSIQ

Haunting. Transcendent. Ancient. New.

All words used to describe PIQSIQ, an Inuit throat-singing duo whose brand new performance premieres on October 16 at 7pm PST.

Sisters Tiffany Ayalik and Inuksuk Mackay combine their mesmerizing sound with stunning visuals in a multi-camera high-definition concert film shot on the Chan Centre stage, followed by an exclusive Q&A with the artists and Chan Centre Director Pat Carrabré.

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Read more about a ‘new wave’ of Inuit music and the art form of katajjaq, discover how PIQSIQ got its spontaneous start, and learn about the artists’ musical response to a complicated relationship with Christmas.

 

PIQSIQ + KATAJJAQ ARTICLE – RADIO CANADA

INTERVIEW WITH PIQSIQ – INUIT ART QUARTERLY

INTERVIEW WITH PIQSIQ – NUNATSIAQ NEWS

"We are so grateful to all the folks who have purchased or streamed our music... Recording and performing truly are transcendent experiences for us and we love when others step into our dark and ethereal storm worlds for a visit."

PIQSIQ

This concert is part of the Chan Centre’s Fall 2020 Dot Com Series featuring six all-new performances which will be delivered 100% online. Learn more about the virtual experience.

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