Footage from Artcirq's performance of ASIU (Lost) at the 2014 edition of the Alianait Arts Festival in Iqaluit.
Asiu is Artcirq's latest show and is inspired by the traditional Inuit legend Amaqup Nunaat (The Land of Wolves) about two brothers who find themselves lost in the mysterious world of the Shadow People.
Kaugjagjuk is Artcirq’s first major production, created in 2005. It was originally performed in Igloolik for the summer solstice with the participation of more than 20 children and youth from the community.
The Artcirq Youth Group from Igloolik, Nunavut, take on an extraordinary adventure : over 20 people travel from Igloolik to Pond Inlet and Clyde River by skidoo to perform their unique Inuit circus show.
Directed by Derek Aqqiaruq. Produced by Artcirq (2010) www.artcirq.org
In the isolated arctic community of Pitaqangittuq (Nunavut), the climate is warming at an alarming rate, but it’s inhabitants are determined to adapt to their changing world by utilizing their ancestral survival skills and creativity.
Production year: 2010
Directors: Guillaume Ittukssarjuat Saladain, Félix Pharand D., Nicolas Tardif