Our Story

June 5, 2016 to June 14, 2016
Artcirq’s longtime collaborators Patrick Léonard and Geneviève Drolet from Les 7 Doigts de la Main joined Artcirq coordinators in leading workshops at the Black Box. A 3 day fishing trip was also organized as a means for our guest artists to better understand Inuit life.  
April 27, 2016
Artcirq’s co-artistic director meets with André Robitaille from Entrée Principale to discuss the depth of Artcirq’s work.
March 21, 2016 to March 25, 2016
Guillaume Saladin and Yamoussa Bangoura embark on a second tour with the Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting, this time to Boston. Joined by directors Linda Matchan and Susan Gray, the film Circus Without Borders is screened in several high schools in the city which is followed by a... read more.
Photo credits: Essau Tatatoapik
February 19, 2016 to February 20, 2016
Artcirq was invited to perform twice at the green carpet Artic premiere of “Chloe & Theo” hosted by Friends of the North and the Igloolik Co-operative. These performances were done in collaboration with Artcirq’s new generation of musicians: Hayden Panimera, Paul Arnatsiaq, Niel Akittiq, and... read more.
January 27, 2016January 31, 2016
The inspiring documentary about Artcirq and Kalabanté was screened at the Ataguttaaluk High School and New Community Hall for young and old to enjoy. The high school screening was followed by a performance which incorporated participants from Artcirq’s workshops at the Black Box.
January 30, 2016
Artcirq members, guest artists, and Igloolik’s up and coming circus artists entertained the community with a performance blending acrobatics, throat singing, juggling, teeter board jumping, and good old rock’n’roll!
January 18, 2016 to February 6, 2016
Gisle Henriet, Jérémie Robert, and Vanessa Kneale landed in Igloolik for their very first time. Artcirq members warmly welcomed these new comers as they joined the team of Artcirq Youth Development Program coordinators. Collaboratively, they taught circus and dance workshops to the community’s... read more.
November 30, 2015 to December 11, 2015
Guillaume Saladin, Yamoussa Bangoura and the directors of Circus Without Borders Linda Matchan and Susan Gray visited numerous schools in St.Louis, Philadelphia, and Washington, in collaboration with the Pulitzer Centre on Crisis Reporting. In each school, the film was screened in front of hundreds... read more.
October 1, 2015
Derek Aqquiaruq, Allan Kangok, Jesse Tuluraqjuk, and Billy-Jay Ammaq (Artcirq’s newest member) have been leading guitar lessons at the Black Box as part of Artcirq’s Youth Development Program for after-school activities.