Lakkuluk W. Bathory

Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory or Laakkuluk, is a Kalaaleq (Greenlandic Inuk) performance artist, spoken word poet, actor, storyteller and writer based in IqaluitNunavut and is the winner of last year’s edition of the Indigenous Artist Awards. 

She is known for performing uaajeerneq, a Greenlandic mask dance that involves storytelling and centers three elements: fear, humour and sexuality. Bathory describes uaajeerneq as both a political and cultural act and an idiosyncratic art form.