Accessibility:   A A


  • Status:
  • Main Communities Served:
    Adults, All Ages, Children, FNMI, Homeless, Homeless Youth, Youth 
  • Main Catchment Area:
    Nunavut, Igloolik 
  • Languages:
    English, French, Inuktitut 
  • Arts Focus:
    Circus, media arts, music 
  • Main Community-Engaged Arts / Arts for Social Change Activities:
    To offer open regular circus and Inuit games workshops to children and youth in the community of Igloolik as well as to give unique and uplifting performances to audiences in Igloolik, in other northern communities and around the world to inspire others and represent Inuit culture.
    Since the group's foundation in 1999, Artcirq has performed for all types of events including several performances at various arts festivals across Canada, at the Canadian Ambassador's Residence in Paris for the 10th Anniversary Celebrations for the creation of Nunavut, under the World Wildlife Foundation Arctic Tent at the United Nations COP15 Climate Change submit in Copenhagen, in the Sahara desert during the Festival du Desert (Essekane, Mali) and in BC Place Stadium for the Victory Celebrations at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Games. 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    Bridge traditional culture to modern artistic practices in order to create meaningful and creative works through the performing arts, music and video as well as to allow Inuit artists to express and redefine themselves in their changing world. 
  • Main Contact Name:
    Guillaume Saladin,  
  • Phone:
    (867) 934-8033 
  • Main Contact Email: 
  • Website:
  • Address:
    P.O. Box 215
    Igloolik, NU  X0A 0L0 

Last updated on 2019-04-24 16:56:18. Photos credit of: Artcirq - Submitted by: Cara Di Staulo, Artcirq