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Workshops and evening poetry and video
Semaine des cultures étrangères

Centre Culturel Canadien (Invalides)
September 30th, 2009
14:00 - 21:00

Aïda Maigre-Touchet, Kiyoukta
Aïda Maigre-Touchet, Kiyoukta
Jean Morisset, Chants polaires
Jean Morisset, Chants polaires, Seuil
Ficep 09

In conjunction with Semaine des cultures étrangères organized by FICEP, Espace culturel inuit and the Canadian Culture Centre will be presenting: 

2 pm to 3 pm: Introductory workshop on Inuit writing

Using a study guide, facilitators from the Inuksuk Association will introduce the public to the syllabic writing system of Inuit from the Canadian Arctic. For audiences eight years of age and over. 

4 pm to 5 pm: Workshop on Inuit tales and games

Attendees will be able to immerse themselves in the Inuit universe with the presentation of a number of everyday objects, the discovery of founding tales and myths, and a number of collective games. 

Children five years of age and over. 

7pm to 9pm: Evening poetry and video presentation

“Nunavut, de terres et de mers”

In the summer of 1999, Canadian poet and geographer Jean Morisset, and Aïda Maigre Touchet, a French video artist living in Quebec, went to the Arctic to gather traces of the first summer in Nunavut. 

Part One: Reading of excerpts from the poetry collection Chants polaires by Jean Morisset.

Part Two: Screening of the film Kiyoukta (40 min) with Aïda Maigre-Touchet followed by an exchange of ideas between the public and the two guests.

Chants polaires by Jean Morisset. Preface by Nancy Huston. Montreal – Arles, Leméac – Actes Sud, 2002. 

Kiyoukta. Directed by Aïda Maigre-Touchet. Distribution: Les Films du 3 Mars. 40 min, colour, 2008. Awarded a jury prize at the 26th Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois.

Reservations are required: espace.inuit@free.fr or 06 88 09 68 77

Where

Centre Culturel Canadien (Invalides)
5, rue de Constantine, Paris

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