Call for Submissions

Cluster is now accepting applications to the 2024 festival

Cluster is one of Winnipeg’s “most dynamic arts events”
(Winnipeg Free Press, 2015)

Presenting thought-provoking events and an annual core festival in Winnipeg, Cluster is a platform for artists to create, to experiment, and to collaborate. Cluster is propelled by strength found in numbers and the energy created by integrating diverse artistic communities – combining collective mentality with individual sensibility.

Past Festivals

Over its first eight festivals, Cluster has presented more than 250 artists from around the world, commissioning 13 large-scale artworks and over 60 smaller-scale artworks.

Past Photos

View photos from Cluster Festivals past.

Past Programs

View programs from Cluster Festivals past.

Who's Involved?

Cluster is brought to you by Managing Artistic Director Ashley Au with the incredible support of our board of directors, seasonal volunteers, and community partners.

  • Ashley Au

    loves to play matchmaker with artists from a range of artistic practices, focusing on cross-disciplinary/cross-genre collaboration, experimentation, and artistic-risk taking while centring artist-forward professional development through an anti-racist, class conscious, and de-colonial lens.

Board of Directors

Claire Boning • Eliot Britton • Daniel Britton • Gordon Fitzell • Leigh Anne Parry

Cluster: New Music + Integrated Arts Festival is operated out of Treaty 1 Territory, the traditional lands of the Anishinaabe, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota and Dene peoples as well as the homeland of the Métis Nation.

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