Williamson Bathory

Williamson Bathory


choreography, curatorial, dance, drum dance, film, literary arts, music, performance, theater, throat singing

Artistic Community:

Iqaluit, NU

Date of Birth:

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Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory is an established multi-disciplinary artist based in Iqaluit, NU whose practice centres on uaajeerneq (Greenlandic mask dance) and also includes acting, curating, drum-dancing, music and writing. Williamson Bathory is a founding member and Artistic Director of Qaggiavuut! Society, which launched a capital campaign for a Performing Arts Centre in Nunavut. In addition to her performances in theatre, dance and poetry, she appeared in Tanya Tagaq’s Retribution (2016) music video and has been published in an anthology of Canadian Poetry titled "Pith and Wry." Bathory contributed to the "Inuit Art Quarterly’s" Spring/Summer 2014 and Summer 2016 issues as a writer and has been written about in many publications.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Indigenous Contemporary Scene review – resistance, revenge and jolly cabaret August 3, 2019 Mark Fisher
Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory on the need for a permanent performance space May 13, 2019
Illuminating Thoughts: Evalyn Parry & Laakkuluk on Kiinalik: These Sharp Tools April 1, 2019 Luminato


View All Exhibitions and Details
Name Year Gallery
ᐊᕙᑖᓂᑦ ᑕᒪᐃᓐᓂᑦ ᓄᓇᑐᐃᓐᓇᓂᑦ Among All These Tundras Sept 4 - Oct 27, 2018 Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery
Tunirrusiangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak June - Aug 2018 Art Gallery of Ontario
The Fifth World 2016 Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery at the Centre in the Square


View All Performances and Details
Title Year Role
From the Belly to the Moon 2012 Collaborator
Dancing with Spirit TV series Hunter's Journey 2007 Performer
Northern Light - Visions and Dreams 2003 Performer


View Filmography and Details
Title Release Date Role
Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory Apr 10, 2017 Herself
Greenlandic Mask Painting: by Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory Nov 8, 2016 Performer
Retribution Nov 3, 2016 Performer