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On July 1st, 2020, artsnb launched a music video based on the song “Find Your Way”, which was viewed online more than 30,000 times in less than a month. The song and video have generated quite a buzz about Indigenous music in New Brunswick, and showcase the talent of several artists, musicians and filmmakers of the province. Here is a brief history of how the song came to life and how it has impacted the career of several of its creators.

The Toronto-based F4A collective facilitates the Site + Cycle project, a residency that combines analogue filmmaking instruction with teachings about site specificity at Artscape Gibraltar Point on the Toronto Islands and at Anima Casa Rural in Mexico. Participants have produced films that explore the regions’ histories, topographies, and vegetation, and shared knowledge of organic plant- based film processes.

Orsoni “Master in Mosaic” Workshop in Venice, Italy The amazing part about being in Venice is BEING IN VENICE. Here you experience a heightened reality. Roads of churning water. Grand architecture and tiny cafes tucked in corners. Artistic expression every street you turn onto. I came to Venice for 1 week in October to learn

Arianna Martinez is a filmmaker and educator living in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She is a co-founding member of Strike Pictures, and with them has produced several short films that have screened internationally and have been licensed to CBC for broadcasting.

André Cormier – Conversations2019


Wednesday January 29, 2020

I had the impression something special had occurred when the last 6 Elle lines of of poetry were spoken in a lush silence from the loft of Église historique de Barachois, as the last notes of the ensemble delicately reverberated in the mind. Thus ended Conversations2019.

Julie Forgues – Artist Residency Programs


Thursday December 12, 2019

Living in Moncton, New-Brunswick, Julie Forgues obtained her BFA at Universitéde Moncton in 1995 and her MFA Studio –photography at Concordia University in 1999. She has been a faculty member of the Department des arts visuels of Université de Moncton since 2000 as a photography professor and is the Head of department since July 2016.

Greg Everett – Old Burial Ground


Friday November 29, 2019

Greg Everett is a Fredericton based playwright and performer. His plays CARRION BIRDS (2018) and GULLYWHUMP (2019) were winners in the one-act category of the NB Acts festival. Entwined in the supernatural, his works underpin a world of ghosts and monsters with a surreal framework of history and lived experience.

Material Exploration – Alanna Baird


Wednesday November 20, 2019

I applied for funding towards completing a new body of work in Bronze for an exhibition as well as to continue explorations through new technologies, material and scale. I wanted to spend time developing a concept that revolved around ceramic forms found in my past work in clay, reaching back 30 years but involving new

Solo Doesn’t Mean Alone


Wednesday November 6, 2019

Abby Paige is a poet, playwright, and theater maker whose work often traverses borders between countries, languages, peoples, and generations. Her writing has appeared in both countries, in publications including the Arc Poetry Magazine, Room Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and The Montreal Review of Books, as well as the recent anthology, Heliotrope: French-Heritage Women Create.

Revisiting Ronald Després


Wednesday September 25, 2019

Xavier Lord-Giroux is originally from Dieppe. With a degree in drama (Moncton 2013) he is currently applying for a master’s degree in literary studies at the University of Moncton. From 2016 to 2017, he was acting president of the Société Nationale de l’Acadie (SNA). He has a professional practice in theatre and has become known by the public for writing and directing his work Foreplay/ Les préliminaires in 2018.