Shuvinai Ashoona produces imaginative, creative works that combine myth-history, personal iconography, and very private symbolism.

Her work is typically not as readily accessible as her more famous cousin, Annie Pootoogook, but Shuvinai is considered the stronger artist. This work is an ostensibly neutral image of a contemporary Inuit home, in which a variety of commodities and global brands are visible. This acquisition was presented by the Art Fund and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.


Galerie d'Art Vincent

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Downing Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 3DZ
01223 333516

Opening times

Tue – Sat, 10.30am – 4.30pm Sun, 12noon – 4.30pm

Closed for approximately one week at Christmas and the New Year (please check website for dates) and on on Good Friday and Easter Sunday

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