Mind Of A Snail Puppet CO.

Shadow puppet duo Mind of A Snail Puppet Co. from Vancouver will be performing on Sunday Jan 29th at 4pm at KIAC. Bring the whole family for a magical time!!! http://mindofasnail.org

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The (s)hiver Winter Arts Festival 2016

Another installment of The (s)hiver Winter Arts Festival has come and gone.  This year’s event was a huge success and we can not give enough thanks to all those who participated.  This has been such a wonderful collaboration and we are so grateful to have such an awesome group of contributors and such a beautiful and supportive community.  There are still more photos to come but we just can’t wait to show these images to those of you who may have missed it.  Enjoy!!!

Alchemy Cafe

 

Billy Big’s Blacksmith Shop

 

SOVA (Yukon School of Visual Arts)

 

Ruby’s Alley

 

ODD Fellows Ballroom (Klondike Institute of Art and Culture)

 

Conservation Klondike Society

 

The Yukon River

More outdoor works

 

… these are just some of the wonderful creations brought to you this year by The (s)hiver Winter Arts Festival in Dawson City Yukon.  We are still waiting on some photos to come in from our other artists and photographers.  Updates to follow shortly.

The Other Dawson: Historical Gossip Plaques A Permanent Augmented Reality Installation, 2016 Christopher Healey

This is a special little treat for you from artist Chris Healey.  You will find hidden gossip around town where you see historical plaques.  Follow these instructions…

To access this artwork, download and install the Aurasma app to your iOS or Android mobile device (Data must be enabled). Search for “DawsonShiver” and follow.

Now you’re ready to access Dawson City’s hidden historical plaques that share the same space with the existing physical plaques.

About the art: This work subverts the authoritative voice of the political sphere that commemorates this place as a preserved history, an event that has passed, a theme park that services guests. For those who live here it is a community that has its own history and future, a living breathing entity conflicted like any other. There are stories here that are not for the tourists.