Adaptation and resistance, exaggeration and lies, dreams and memories are recurring themes in Nicholas Galanin’s work. He draws upon a wide range of Indigenous technologies and global materials when exploring ideas through his art.
A wacky comedy which features a down-on-his-luck lounge musician who finds himself playing in an Anchorage night club, where he is soon joined by a gorgeous mother/daughter team of professional assassins, who are there to perform their next “hit.” These dangerous women have only a sketchy idea of what their next victim looks like, so it could be anybody -- the bartender (Devin Frey), the down and out lounge player, or some hapless victim in the audience...
Learn how the airplane has changed the world. Filmed in 18 countries across all seven continents, “Living in the Age of Airplanes” renews an appreciation for one of the most extraordinary and awe-inspiring aspects of the modern world.
The predominant stereotype of the Arctic is that it is a place untouched. “Portraits of Place” breaks open the idea of a pristine landscape and replaces it with a North that is both inhabited and complex.
For more than a decade, the Rasmuson Foundation has been giving annual grants to Alaska’s museums to acquire contemporary art. This unique program has allowed museums throughout the state, to purposefully build their collections.