Above & Beyond Journal – Beyond Aurora Borealis
– Arts, Culture & Education
“Beyond Aurora Borealis”
Art based on oral tradition, myths and legends
January 6, 2016
Abraham Anghik Rruben is a contemporary artist of Inuvialuit ancestry. His work is unique in how it embodies his cultural heritage within the nuances of his contemporary world. As a sculptor, Ruben’s work is unparalleled in Canada, in scale and eloquence in communicating his artistic message: an interpretation focused on the oral tradition of stories, myths and legends that were shared with him by his parents and elders from paulatuk.