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Photo: Charlie Gordon
Credit: Courtesy Charlie Gordon


performance, photography, theater

Artistic Community:

Kuujjuaq and Montreal, QC

Date of Birth:

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Charlie Gordon (Saali Kuata) is an emerging circus artist, photographer and filmmaker working between Kuujjuaq, Nunavik, QC, and Montreal, QC. Gordon specializes in performing aerial maneuvers, such as rope-walking and trapeze, stilt walking, acting, juggling and acrobatics. Gordon co-founded the first Nunavik Inuit circus organization Tupiq A.C.T (Arctic Circus Troupe) in August 2018. In addition to performances, his colour and black-and-white photographs present urban landscapes, scenes from nature, memories and personal experiences. He also wrote, directed and created the original music and sound design with Wapikoni Mobile for his first film "Kinauvunga (Who am I?/Who I am)" in 2018.View Long Biography and Citations


View All Publications and Details
Title Year Author
Wapikoni mobile: la nation cinéma September 23, 2018 Mario Cloutier


View All Performances and Details
Title Year Role
Caravan Co-op Caberet ZMALA November 10, 2018 Performer
Charlie The Caribou - Tundra Circus September 16, 2017 Performer


View Filmography and Details
Title Release Date Role
Kinauvunga (Who am I?/Who I am) 2018 Writer, director, original music, sound design