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Welcome to Winterlandia, Papers Please

February 7, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Welcome to Winterlandia, the world’s first and only temporary micro-nation! This interactive art piece created by the Workers Arts & Heritage Centre asks visitors to WinterFest to reflect on the history of Hamilton’s waterfront as a port of arrival for newcomers to Canada from around the world. Make sure to pass through Winterlandia‘s Passport Control checkpoint to be issued your officialWinterlandia travel documents and visit a display on the history of immigration in Hamilton. Visitors can also send themselves or a friend a FREE Winterlandia postcard to commemorate their visit to the “glorious and fictional country”. Papers Please!/Welcome to Winterlandia serves as complimentary programming to the Workers Arts & Heritage Centre & Centre3’s – Home (Hyphenated Home) a multi-site exhibition that features first generation immigrant artists responding to ideas of home.

 

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8L 1B5       905.522.3003       Public Hours: Wed to SAT > 10am—4pm