Celina KallukInuit throat singing

    About Celina Kalluk

    Celina Kalluk is an Inuit-Canadian artist, born in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, the largest and northernmost of the Canadian territories. Renowned for her practice of Inuit throat singing, known as katajjaq, she performs at major events and has allowed millions of spectators to discover her art at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

    Celina Kalluk

    It was during the Olympics that she participated in the documentary «The People Behind the Inukshuk» produced by the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami. She also demonstrated throat singing as part of the children’s program «Anaana’s Tent» broadcast on television.

    She is a featured guest in concert halls and festivals around the world, including Greece, Mexico, and Mali, where she participated in the Festival du désert. Celina Kalluk is also a member of ARTCIRQ, a collective of Inuit artists based in Igloolik, Nunavut.

    Celina is an accomplished artist: she is also a writer and illustrator of children’s books. Her first book, «Kuluk Adored» published by Inhabit Media, was named Huffington Post’s Best Bedtime Book in 2014. Celina Kalluk also teaches Inuktitut language, arts, and culture at the Qamartalik School in Resolute Bay.

    Her creations with Constantinople

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