Precarious Festival

Presented by Fleshy Thud, in partnership with Public Energy

Precarious explores, forges, and celebrates the many connections between art and labour in our community.

  • Theatre
  • Dance
  • Visual Art
  • Music
  • Poetry and Prose
  • Mentorships
  • Workshops
  • Critical Panels
  • Artist Talks
  • Site Specific Performances

Precarious Festival and EC3 Present:

The Status of the Artist in Peterborough Project

Electric City Culture Council (EC3) and the Precarious Festival join forces to undertake Peterborough’s first ever investigation of the social and economic conditions that impact local artists. This is a partnership project organized
with the support of Trent Community Research Centre.
Student researcher: Anna Currier.

Thanks to everyone who took the survey. Your feedback is so important.

Background Information and Resources HERE


FUNDERS: OAC, Public Energy, Theatre Trent, DBIA, CUPE 126,
Peterborough and District Labour CouncilCity of Peterborough, CUPE Local 3908, Kawartha Pine Ridge Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario

PARTNERS: Electric City Culture Council, Artspace, Trent Community Research Centre, Trent RadioNourish Peterborough, Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre

SUPPORTERS: Peterborough Theatre Users Group, Evans Contemporary, TTOK