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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.
June 6, 2017
The Governor General's 2017 Leadership Conference made its way to Igloolik where Artcirq offered a performance at the Black Box. Watch it unfold: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVjdZFRJbDY&feature=youtu.be   
April 21, 2017 to April 23, 2017
The Artcirq crew was thrilled to be invited to Kugluktuk's 40th Nattic Frolics Festival. The community enjoyed Artcirq's performance so much, they were asked to do a second one on the following day!
April 7, 2017
Artcirq and Kalabanté were both represented at the head quarters of Cirque Éloize in Montreal for a screening of the film Circus Without Borders.
March 18, 2017
Guillaume Saladin offered a circus workshop on behalf of Artcirq as part of the Highlight Arctic Festival. Special thanks to Canada Council for the Arts and the Canadian High Commission/Canada 150.
March 17, 2017
The documentary film Circus Without Borders was featured in the Highlight Artic Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland in partnership with the Scottish Mental Health Foundation, Film Hub Scotland, and the BFI Film Audience Network.
February 9, 2017 to February 16, 2017
Artcirq's week long exchange with Cirqiniq rocked the Black Box in Igloolik as these 2 organizations collaborated in offering circus workshops for youth. They also worked together to share best practices as social circus coordinators and performance artists. Two packed performances were held... read more.
February 8, 2017 to February 21, 2017
Artcirq coordinators and circus workshop participants at the Black Box were thrilled to have guest artist Jérémie Robert join the activities at the Black Box for the month of February!