Our Story

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.
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.