Photo: Asinnajaq


animation, curatorial, drawing, film, installation, new media, painting, sculptural

Artistic Community:

Inukjuak, QC

Date of Birth:

Artists may have multiple birth years listed as a result of when and where they were born. For example, an artist born in the early twentieth century in a camp outside of a community centre may not know/have known their exact date of birth and identified different years.





Asinnajaq, also known as Isabella Rose Weetaluktuk, is a visual artist, filmmaker and writer based in Montreal. Asinnajaq's practice is grounded in research and collaboration, which includes working with other artists, friends and family. In 2016 she worked with the National Film Board of Canada's archive to source historical and contemporary Inuit films and colonial representations of Inuit in film. The footage she pulled is included in her short film "Three Thousand." The film was nominated for Best Short Documentary at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Recent Developments: Art Fairs Summer 2018 First American Art Magazine
Inuit Filmmaking That Sparks a Fire January 23, 2018 Camille Georgeson-Usher
Three Thousand January 16, 2018 The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
INSURGENCE/RESURGENCE Sept 2017 - Spring 2018 Winnipeg Art Gallery
Tillutarniit August 2017 FOFA Gallery
10,000 beads 2017 FOFA Courtyard


View All Achievements and Details
Achievement Year Organization
REVEAL Indigenous Art Awards Laureate 2017 The Hnatyshyn Foundation
Kent Monkman Award for Best Experimental Work 2017 imagineNATIVE Film Festival


View Filmography and Details
Title Release Date Role
Three Thousand November 11, 2017 Director
Upinnaqusittik (Lucky) 2016 Director

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September 12, 2017 Created by: Maddy Tripp