Artists of Lumière 2022

Project Type

Little library of foraged inks (Angie Arsenault)

Angie Arsenault

Little library of foraged inks

Spotlight Project

In-Person

 

Eltuek Arts Centre

This iteration of the Little library of foraged inks was created with the concept of reemergence, the inner-child, and life cycles in mind. The botanical matter used to make the inks housed…

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Before Places (Bailey Oake)

Bailey Oake

Before Places

Artist Project

In-Person

 

295 Charlotte St.

Using a collection of story, old photographs, current photographs, sound and video, this work captures the changes overtime to our communities and the memories that we still keep.

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And Now Our Next Guest… (Gee Stewart)

Gee Stewart

And Now Our Next Guest...

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Doktor Luke's

A decade after falling out of the spotlight, a former child star, tormented by memories of her career, attempts to re-emerge into stardom with an appearance on a late night talk show.” “…

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mis (fit) (Hazel Sparling)

Hazel Sparling

mis (fit)

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Boysenberry Boutique & Cafe

Is part of the human condition to try and fit into places we don’t? This contemporary dance project explores the ways in which life can feel like moving from one box to the next, trying de…

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(Pre) Emergence (Jacinte Armstrong & Brandon Auger)

Jacinte Armstrong & Brandon Auger

(Pre) Emergence

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Rovers (various locations)

(Pre) emergence is a travelling performance of live dance and sound that moves along Charlotte Street in pursuit of the perhaps impossible: to hear the movement that precedes a sound, and to…

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Unnatural: Collective Resistance (Jacqueline Blanchard)

Jacqueline Blanchard

Unnatural: Collective Resistance

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Cape Breton Island for Centre for Immigration

Unnatural: Collective Resistance’ is a series of drawings that explore the theme of resisting to ‘bloom’ or ‘emerge’ as a natural reaction to oppressive forces. Thoughts and wo…

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Props (Kelly Caseley)

Kelly Caseley

Props

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Lot Behind New Dawn

Props’ consists of 4 large scale sculptural pieces suspended in trees. Inspired by architectural details of the Victorian era the pieces are fanciful and brightly coloured. Based on co…

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Painting with Scissors (Nancy F. Chiasson)

Nancy F. Chiasson

Painting with Scissors

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Port City Grocery

The Swimming Pool by Henri Matisse created one of the largest and most famous installations when he was 82, just 2 years before he died. After a career in painting he came to collage or as h…

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Wake of the Flood (Onni Nordman)

Onni Nordman

Wake of the Flood

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Crowell's Lot

Here is what happened: the sea rose and the well ran dry. That was 222 years ago, or maybe 22. No, it was 2 years ago. We crossed the sea of night, remember? Anyway, get out the pots and pan…

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Sure Thing by David Ives (Shealyn Varnes)

Shealyn Varnes

Sure Thing by David Ives

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Sydney Supreme Court Parking Lot

In this short, comedic play, “Sure Thing” by David Ives, we watch two strangers in a coffee shop stumble through an awkward social interaction as they get to know each other. Here’s th…

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Tell A Vision (Stephanie Steele)

Stephanie Steele

Tell A Vision

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Rover (various locations)

Three dancers will light up the downtown core with rhythm and movement as we reawaken our community spirit though art.

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Asef In Space (Zarvan Bigonah)

Zarvan Bigonah

Asef In Space

Artist Project

In-Person

 

Connors Basics Lot

In ‘Asef In Space’, a fishing woman attempts to ignite the imagination of a young Afghan refugee, leading them on a nocturnal journey through the port city of Bushehr. The short film int…

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Let’s Run Away  (Daniel MacIvor)

Daniel MacIvor

Let’s Run Away

Spotlight Project

In-Person

 

The Highland Arts Theatre

A lightly staged reading of Daniel MacIvor new solo performance Let’s Run Away that Toronto’s NOW Magazine called “Profoundly unnerving, intriguing and affecting” and the Globe and M…

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Ukulele Unlimited (Ukuleles Unlimited)

Ukuleles Unlimited

Ukulele Unlimited

Community Project

In-Person

 

Cape Breton Regional Library

Ukuleles Unlimited is a school-based group sharing music and it’s fun with our community. Performance Times: 7:15, 8:15, 9:15

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TBA (Michel Williatte-Battet)

Michel Williatte-Battet

TBA

Spotlight Project

In-Person

 

Heritage Conservation Park (next to Lebanese Flower)

Coming out of a frozen state. Michel explores the lumière theme of emergence using the process of melting ice.

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The Anachronist (Sarah Boutilier)

Sarah Boutilier

The Anachronist

Spotlight Project

In-Person

 

Gallery 209, Eltuek

“The Anachronist” showcases a combination of photography, textile art and set design creating an immersive experience for the viewer. Enter the photo booth to step back in time. Take sna…

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Songs of Absence (Soeine Bac)

Soeine Bac

Songs of Absence

Spotlight Project

In-Person

 

Gallery 211, Eltuek

‘Songs of Absence” is a segment of my serial performance project, No Man’s Land. It is based on the character Lavinia in Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus. Lavinia, the virtuous dau…

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Underfoot (ACAP Cape Breton)

ACAP Cape Breton

Underfoot

Community Project

In-Person

 

ACAP Building (90 Esplanade)

Explore the cycles happening underground, the metamorphoses that surround us, and the inherent interconnectivity between that which does not always appear connected in a wonderland created t…

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