We’ve reached the end of The Hibernation Project 2022! Thank you to the artists and participants who joined us on this wild adventure! This year, we once again navigated the shifting waters of a global pandemic to facilitate 11 Hibernation Project events spanning digital space, tobogganing hills, radio waves, hockey rinks, community centres, and our…
Week 7 of 11: a carnival of paper planes, tricks, stunts, and flying high
All participants were artists in this bizarre and delightful happening, so instead of naming artists, we’re airing on the side of anonymity. Thanks to all the folks who traveled Jett’s Way Airlines!
Ongoing theme: a gathering place for snow sculptures
Snowy contributions from Bruce & Liv Barton, Clare Duckett, Dale & Sadie Meyer/Murphy, Maggie & Daniel Schaefer, Matt Masters & The Burgener Bunch, Shyra DeSouza, Suri & Lincoln, Tiff Polancec, Veronica Murphy, Caitlind Brown & Wayne Garrett, and more TBA!
Theme by Maggie Schaefer.
Week 5 of 11: light sculptures and illuminated experiments for winter darkness
Artworks by Audrey Lane Cockett, Joanne MacDonald, Maggie Schaefer, Noel Begin & Jennifer Ireland, Rebecca Reid, Sarah Houle, Susan Clarahan, Wayne Garrett & Caitlind Brown.
We are delighted to announce the themes for the 4th Hibernation Project, our annual DIY domestic art intervention bridging Winter to Spring. A tool for embracing and combating Winter in Canada, each weekend an open community of artists, musicians, performers, and participants respond to a theme, making new work and sharing old work for an intimate audience. This year, locations range from tobogganing hills, to domestic space, to community radio, and beyond!
Week 12 of 12: light the internet on fire!
Artists: Jayda Karsten, Jenna Swift, Keith Rodger, Lauren Hassell, Luba Deduch, Matthew Kennedy & Phil Wilson, Matthew Waddell & Laura Anzola, Rebecca Reid & Ryan Bourne, Svea Ferguson, and Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett. Special thanks to Audrey Lane Cockett for a last minute contribution.
Week 8 of 12: the inbetween, from one to another
Artists: Svea Ferguson, Jayda Karsten, Matthew Kennedy, Phil Wilson, Caitlind Brown & Wayne Garrett
Theme by: Matthew Kennedy
Week 7 of 12: stepping into the shadow realm, where spirits linger and monsters await
Artists: Mark Erickson, Monica Illa, Geneviève Paré & Kathryn Smith, Keith Rodger, Michael Ander Schok, Elaine Weryshko, Caitlind Brown & Wayne Garrett
Theme by: Elaine Weryshko
Week 6 of 12: water, cold, snowsuits
Artists: Noel Begin, Mark Erickson, Svea Ferguson, Jenna Swift, Caitlind Brown & Wayne Garrett
Theme by: Noel Begin
Week 5 of 12: lights, spells, nets, incantations
Artists: Susan Clarahan, Jennifer Crighton, Svea Ferguson, Rebecca Reid & Marie Sulkowski, Caitlind Brown and Wayne Garrett
Week 4 of 12: objects in performance
Artists: Svea Ferguson, Logan Lape, Caitlind Brown, and Wayne Garrett
Theme by Logan Lape
Week 3 of 12: coping mechanisms for eternal winters
Artists: Svea Ferguson, Kasia Koralewska & Gina Veres, Matthew Kennedy, Caitlind Brown, Wayne Garrett, and many more potluck participants
Week 1 of 12: looking back to look forward.
Artists: Logan Lape, Svea Ferguson, Caitlind Brown, Wayne Garrett
Fire sculptures to remember and celebrate Matthew Mark Bourree, who loved fire + art + a little bit of wildness
Week 11 of 12: all the colours in the visible spectrum – and beyond!
Week 10 of 12: shadows, light, disguises, and optical trickery
Week 9 of 12: things we make when we’re alone, warm, and separate
Week 7 of 12: non-physical art, sound, performances, smells, readings, actions, and ideas
Week 6 of 12: dark arts, art in the dark
Week 5 of 12: a potluck for voracious mouths and minds, with an unexpected ending