THE TIME MACHINE presents: things that smell (scratch here)

An Interview with Aleesa Cohene

FADO archive resident Jordan King interviews Aleesa Cohene about Vancouver, Los Angeles, Kathy Bates, film-making and things that smell (like perfume and the new FADO Performance Art Centre website).

An Interview with Margaret Dragu

FADO archive resident Jordan King interviews Margaret Dragu about archiving, parades, the domestic, and her 2000 performance Cleaning and Loving It. This interview is one in a series of three interviews by Jordan Beley with select artists about their work at FADO and the archive.

Conversation Score
May 28, 20232:00 pm

Join the artists and score-writing duos from A Score of Scores performance series as we gather post-event to reflect on collaboration, performance writing, authorship, and scores and their interpretation.

A Score of Scores
May 12–13 & 18–20, 2023

In this series, 10 artists perform the interpretation of a performance score, written for them by an artist of their own choosing.

10 artists. 10 score writers.
A score is an old term for 20.
A score of scores.


The second scent in FADO’s signature scent series is ENGAGEMENT PINK. This is where we draw you in. Fantasy, biography or history—you decide. Want to know what engagement smells like? Sign up for a limited edition scented postcard and special one of a kind object.

Performance Yellow

This fragrance opens us to the question, has the show started? It's winter, the theatre is colder than the street and the room is filled with people and all their winter smells: wet faux leather, down, too much shampoo, and beer breath. The atmosphere is a trickster. Am I late, am I early?

Top Notes

yellow mandarin, mimosa

Middle Notes

honey, chamomile, salt

Base Notes

narcissus, guaiac wood, piss, beer