Aug. 15th - 17th

THIRD SHIFT is a contemporary art festival presented by Third Space, a not-for-profit artist run centre in Saint John, New Brunswick, that includes temporary installations, interventions, performances, projections, and events. The festival spans three days (August 14th-16th) and includes a variety of presentations and workshops before concluding on the evening of the 16th with a night-time public art exhibition throughout Uptown Saint John. 

Created as a platform for new experiences and communal exchange, THIRD SHIFT aims to offer Saint John citizens and visitors to the city a unique opportunity to engage with contemporary art and re-imagine urban space.

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Wednesday, Aug 15th

« active perspective-taking » Workshop with Veronica Mockler

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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« Anthotype Photography » Workshop with Tyler Muzzin

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Thursday, Aug 16th

Artist Talk with THIRD SHIFT Artist in Residence: Camille Rajotte

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Artist Talk with Alexis Bulman

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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kiskisohcikew (s/he makes things to make people remember) Performance by Carrie Allison

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Friday, Aug 17th

« Authentic Movement » Workshop with Sarah Johnson Power

9:30 am - 11:00 am

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Artist Talk with Katie Foal and Indigo Poirier

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Nighttime Exhibition of Public Contemporary Artworks 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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THIRD SHIFT is an evolving project and labour of love for Third Space. We’re proud that over the last three years it has grown into an annual festival made possible through generous community support. Thank you to this year’s funders and sponsors!

Media credits top to bottom: Homeless, a film by Industrial Parks performed with Rozalind MacPhail (2017) video by Hemming House Pictures. Help Phone installation by Maryse Arsenault (2016) photo by Mark Hemmings. Sistema NB Instructors’ performance (2016) photo by Mark Hemmings.