Our Story

October 9, 2017 to November 19, 2017
The second edition of Reena Qulitalik’s Amauti Making Workshops was led with the help of elders Jessica Ikummaq and Louisa Kissigak.  Nine youth mothers completed a well needed Amauti over the course of the project.
October 1, 2017 to October 10, 2017
Artcirq's latest project Makkuktut Tuusavisii led by Guillaume Saladin, Terence Uyarak, Patrick Léonard and accompanied by Celina Kalluk and Gisle Henriet made its impact in the communities of Arviat and Rankin Inlet in early October. With the aim to instagate an artistic movement of... read more.
September 29, 2017 to September 30, 2017
Guillaume Saladin and Terence Uyarak represented Artcirq and hosted the evening performance at Aakuluk's Nunavut Music Summit. The event gathered Inuktitut musicians from across Nunavut including IVA, Riit, Northern Haze and The Trade-Offs along with representatives of The Toronto Star,... read more.
September 3, 2017
Fresh out of High School, Levy Tapatsiak has been diligently attending workshops and wowing the Artcirq team with his natural talent in theatre and circus. He is now a coordinator apprentice at the Black Box, learning from Igloolik’s best how to uplift the community through meaningful actions.
September 3, 2017
Tourists on Arctic Kingdom's North-West Passage Cruise were specially flown into Igloolik via helicopter to attend Artcirq's performance which included 10 new young artists, and was followed by a town tour and country food feast.
August 25, 2017 to September 1, 2017
Congratulations to Alina Uvinik Arnatsiaq and Michelline Ammaq who coordinated the 2017 edition of the Women Sharing Knowledge Camp.
August 16, 2017 to August 30, 2017
Circus Without Borders, a film about Artcirq and Kalabanté, will air on FNX and PBS across the United States in August. If you want the film to be screened in your community, contact us!
Photo credit: Stéphane Trottier
August 7, 2017 to August 22, 2017
Artcirq's dancing clown artist Vanessa Kneale joined the coordination of the Black Box program during her visit to Igloolik.
Photo credit: Stéphane Trottier
July 31, 2017 to September 5, 2017
Artcirq's talented Annie Désilets has collaborated with Glenda Kripanik, Lucy and Kanadaise Kappianaq, Micah Arreak and others for the creation of Igloolik's very own cookbook. Stay tuned for when it goes to print... Yum!
June 9, 2017 to June 16, 2017
Terry Uyarak and Reena Qulitalik coordinated yet another successful Qulangirqsi, bringing all family members together in this traditional practice.