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Gale Allen

Gale Allen is a visual artist from Toronto Canada. Allen's practice investigates the aesthetics of revolt present in popular culture. Allen has recently exhibited All I Ever Wanted at Harbourfront Centre’s HATCH: emerging performance projects (Toronto), Must be the colours and the kids that keep me alive (Pleasure dome, Toronto), Play (TAAFI, Toronto) and I need you to need me (First International Prize for Performance, Italy). Allen has also appeared in performances by Tanya Mars' In Pursuit of Happiness at Nuit Blanche, Guillermo Gómez-Peña's DIVINO CORPO Temple of improbable and invisible causes an interactive performance by La Pocha Nostra at the MOCCA, and more recently at the Rhubarb! Festival in Don Simmons' Sweet Ecstasy: Plans for an Escape Route. She is the Gallery Coordinator at Gallery TPW (Toronto), and is one of the co-organizers of the 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art (Toronto).