Elemental Festival in Kagawong

Our first annual Elemental Festival in October 2015 featured innovative, contemporary site-specific and land-based works: installation, performance, music and writing. Check out the picture gallery from the festival!

Among the events:

  • Sound walks, post-card exchange, and art exhibition
  • Festival Opening: Announcement of Elemental Festival Writing Prize, ‘Riffing on the River’ with Boo Watson, and celebration of the river restoration with Manitoulin Streams
  • St. John’s Anglican Church fundraiser: Gospel music with Kagawong Folk Roots Collective. Cake and refreshments for sale.
  • Kids Environmental Art Workshop with 4e and Manitoulin Streams: Salmon ecosystems
  • Adult Soundscape Workshop with Sean Procyk
  • Paddle the upper river with North Wind Adventures, enjoy the special festival rate!
  • Artist led tour along the river with Michael Belmore, Sean Procyk, Ann Marie Hadcock and more!
  • Musical Guest Pistol George Warren from Sudbury
  • Community Discussion and creative exploration facilitated by Heather Thoma: How has the river changed over time?
  • Performance and Artist Talk with Mariana Lafrance
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