Antigonight 2017 took place from September 1st-16th and was a huge success. Here is more info about the amazing artists that took part in the festival: 

Download the Antigonight 2017 Festival Program at this link. Antigonight Art After Dark is an interactive, contemporary art festival that takes place in Antigonish, Nova Scotia every September. This year’s festival will take place on September 1- 16, 2017. For updates and news, check out the Antigonight Facebook page.

Project Descriptions for 2017 Antigonight, Sept 16th

(download as Word document)

Headliners

#1) INFLATABLE DEITIES (JESSICA MENSCH AND EMILY PELSTRING) – “Mourning of the Living Past”
Location: Piper’s Pub – 7:00/8:15/9:30
Website:  http://jessicamensch.com/http://www.emilypelstring.com/

#2) ABENA TUFFOUR – “THE LIFE IS A POEM”
Location: Waffle Bus Dining Rm. – 6:30/7:30/8:30
Website: http://abenagreen.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/belovedgreenpoetry/

#3) SANDY MACNEIL – “CALL ME GIRL”
Location: East Coast Credit Union Lower Parkade -Ongoing (Lumiere Artist Swap)

#4) ANDREW MILNE – “Museum of New Ideas presents: Completing Photography”
Location: East Coast Credit Union Upper Parkade – Ongoing
Website: http://andrewjohnmilne.com/

#5) JULIA WALKER, LAURA STINSON, AND NOELLA MURPHY – “Shear Ingenuity, A Road Less Gravelled” (Heading to Lumiere as Antigonight exchange)
Location: Piper’s Pub Lawn/Roving- Roving/Performances on the hour
Website: http://breadandpuppet.org/ (puppets inspired by Bread and Puppets)

#6) CELEIGH BARBER-RUSSELL/County Rec – “THROWY GLOWY GROTTO”
Location: Backside of People’s Place Library-Ongoing

#7) JOHN MATHEWS AND ALBERT BROUSSARD – “CAR CINEMA”
Location: Capitol/Cineplex Back Wall- Ongoing

#8) KATIE BELCHER – “MURMURATION FOR STARLINGS”
Location: Former Post Office- Ongoing
Website: http://katiebelcher.com/

9) CAROLYN BEDFORD, GEORGE BEDFORD AND RANDY SUTHERLAND –
“LOST WAX METHOD OF BRONZE SCULPTURE POUR”
Location: Chisholm Park Parking Lot -Ongoing
Website: http://bedfordart.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bronzecast/

#10) L’ARCHE HEARTS AND HANDS – “CANADA’S WILDLIFE”
Location: Upper Chisholm Park- 6:00-6:30
Website: http://www.larcheantigonish.ca/hearts-hands/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HEARTS-HANDS-132690000213243/

#11) TOWN RECREATION- “PARADE OF LANTERNS”
Location: Chisholm Park – Parade Starts: 7:30

#12) OSO AND VLOVE – “SWEET & FUNKY”
Location: Chisholm Park Gazebo- 7:45/8:45/9:00
Website: http://fusefestival.ca/belly-dance-fusion/

#13) SARI – “ORIENTAL MOTION”
Location: Chisholm Park Gazebo 6:30/8:00/9:00
Website: http://oriental-motion.com/about.html
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OrientalMotion/

#14) GILLIAN MCCULLOCH – “LIGHT BEINGS”
Location: Lower Chisholm Park- Ongoing
Website: http://www.secordgallery.com/art/index.php?/category/77

#15) THE JUGGLIN BUBBLERS – “DREAMLAND”
Location: Roving-Ongoing Performance: 7:00 – Chisholm Park
Website: http://www.thejugglinbubblers.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thejugglinbubblers/

#16) THE WANDERING MENSTRUALS – “JUSTICE ON DEMAND”
Location: Roving 6:30- onward
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/232842060633/

#17) ACE SOLAR CO-OP – “SOLAR POWERED KARAOKE AND LIVE MUSIC”
Location: Upper College St. – Ongoing
Website: http://www.acecoop.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AntigonishCommunityEnergyCoop/

#18) Print Prospects-St. FX Fine Art Faculty
St FX Art Department-6:00-9:30
Website: http://sites.stfx.ca/art/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StfxArtDepartment2015/

#19) DOWN TO EARTH GALLERY- “COMMUNITY CANVAS”- Cancelled
Location: Down to Earth Gallery- Ongoing
Website: http://www.downtoearth.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/downtoearthart/

#20) LYGHTESOME GALLERY- “CANDLELIT NOCTURNE TOUR”- Cancelled
Location: Lyghtesome Gallery- Ongoing
Website: http://www.lyghtesome.ns.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Lyghtesome/

#21) ANTIGOKNITTERS – “YARN BOMB”

#22) LEAH CAMPBELL – “ONE WORD II”
Location: Antigonish 5 to $1- Ongoing Installation

#23) ACALA “ONE MINUTE MEMORIES”
Location: St FX Art Gallery Lawn Ongoing
Website: http://www.acalalearn.ca/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/acalalearn/

Antigonight Fringe

Karen Perro- Gallery Reception
Location: Kirk Building- 6:00-9:30pm
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KarenPerroPhotography/?ref=br_rs

Filipino Society- Dance and Song
Location: Chisholm Park Gazebo (consult Fenn)

Clifton Petipas: TBA
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/192348137477877/