Britta Marakatt-Labba

Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, pavillon Pierre Lassonde

 

Dense, meticulous, and radiantly chromatic, Shuvinai Ashoona’s drawing compositions create a singular iconographic universe combining everyday life with myth.

 

 

Britta Marakatt-Labba

(Sami, Sweden)

Britta Marakatt-Labba was born in 1951 in Idivuoma in northern Sweden to a family of reindeer herders. She studied at the Academy of Design and Crafts at the University of Gothenburg (1978) and at the Sámi University of Applied Sciences in Kautokeino, Norway, and was awarded an honorary doctorate from Umeå University. She founded the Sámi Artist Group in 1978 and the Sámi Association of Artists in 1979. Marakatt-Labba took part in Documenta 14 in Kassel, Germany, and exhibited her embroidery at the Arts Club of Chicago, the Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, Scandinavia House in New York, and Norrbottens Museum in Luleå, Sweden.

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