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Qalupalik

This animated short tells the story of Qalupalik, a part-human sea monster that lives deep in the Arctic Ocean and preys on children who do not listen to their parents or elders. That is the fate of Angutii, a young boy who refuses to help out in his family’s camp and who plays by the shoreline… until one day Qalupalik seizes him and drags him away. Angutii’s father, a great hunter, must then embark on a lengthy kayak journey to try and bring his son home.

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October 17, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Pie Problem

by Shel Silverstein

If I eat one more piece of pie, I’ll die!
If I can’t have one more piece of pie, I’ll die!
So since it’s all decided I must die,
I might as well have one more piece of pie.
MMMM–OOOH–MY!
Chomp–Gulp–‘Bye.

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October 16, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Oxygen

Elemental Haiku by Mary Soon Lee

October 15, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Lumaaq

Co Hoedeman | 1975 | 7 min

Lumaaq tells the story of a legend widely believed by the Povungnituk Inuit. The artist’s drawings are transferred to paper, cut out, and animated under the camera. The result is Inuit prints in action. Dialogue, music and artwork make this film a total cultural transplant.

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October 12, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Japanese Fairy Tale Series

The Japanese Fairy Tale Series: The Illustrated Books That Introduced Western Readers to Japanese Tales (1885-1922)

October 10, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Inktober

Happy Inktober!

For more inspiration… a beautiful exhibition:
Expressive Ink: Paintings by Yang Yanping and Zeng Shanqing

October 9, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

Helium

Elemental Haiku by Mary Soon Lee

October 8, 2019 at 8:25 pm Leave a comment

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