Moose On The Loose

February Artist: Wild Wolves Design

Brock and Erika Hornquist are siblings from Fernie who are inspired by their natural environment. Together they combine their interests of woodworking, design and the new technologies of laser cutting  to explore different techniques and mediums at multiple scales. 

There’s a moose on the loose at the Nordic Centre! Head on over to try to find the large-scale moose installation created by Wild Wolves Design. 

Launch: February 6th

Step 1: There’s a moose on the loose! He was last spotted at the Fernie Nordic Centre! Help find him! 

Step 2: Head to the Fernie Nordic Centre website to see their COVID procedures and to purchase a day-pass or membership. 

Step 3: Head to the Fernie Nordic Centre to help find the moose! Once you spot him, take a picture with him and put it on Instagram! Tag @fernieartsstation and hashtag #mooseontheloose

Step 4: Download a Bingo Card (available soon) and fill it out as you explore the centre! They have some mini-moose on the loose, painted by some Fernie kids, see if you can spot them! 

Click here for more on the February Moose On The Loose.

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The Moose on the Loose Festival is a temporary public arts festival in which artists present a moose-themed installation in various Fernie locations. The festival spans 5 months, with a new moose reveal each month. Moose artwork is created from different materials based on the artists’ preferred medium or in collaboration with other artists.

Each month, Fernie students create their own moose-themed art pieces that are complementary to the larger installation. Fernie locals and visitors are encouraged to explore each location and try to find the moose on the loose! Bingo cards and scavenger hunts are supplied each month via our website to help participants find the art.  

The festival is self-paced and self-guided, and encourages Fernie locals and visitors to explore new areas of their community while maintaining physical distance and staying safe. 

The Arts Station works with various community partners to bring this project to life, and they hope it inspires people to explore some new areas in Fernie!

Location

Fernie Nordic Centre