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4elements Living Arts

Type:
Organization, Training and Education

Discipline:
Multidisciplinary

Website:
4elements Living Arts

Address:
91 Main St
Kagawong,  ON
P0P 1J0
Canada


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4elements Living Arts (4e) is a community engaged arts organization based on Mnidoo Mnising | Manitoulin Island in Northeastern Ontario. Formed in 2002, we have a focus on programs that integrate the arts, environmental and land-based issues through a place-based and community-based approach. To imagine and create a sustainable way forward, creativity and connection to the land are needed more than ever. 4e is contributing to this much-needed cultural shift through land-based engagements – creating space for people to engage in high-quality, creative, interdisciplinary, and experiential programs on the land. We work with community members to re-learn the land, learn about ourselves and the complexity of ecosystems, and build relationships. We collaborate with a range of organizations including cycling groups, First Nations youth groups, educational institutes, and Townships. Our much-loved programs include our River School program, Outside the Box, and Elemental Festival. We also offer training for Artist Educators and a new Land Art Institute program. Residencies for artists, artist-educators, facilitators, and interdisciplinary researchers are available.

4e is funded through the Ontario Arts Council, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation, the Ministry of Recreation, Culture and Sport.


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