Spoken House by Otiose
November 1, 2000Art System, 327 Spadina Avenue, Toronto2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Southfork ranch from Dallas.
Seinfeld’s apartment. The family residence of the Brady Bunch. The living room of All In The Family. The home of the Simpsons. The shared apartment in Friends. The house occupied by Norman Bates in Psycho. A shared bedroom in New York. …

<< Public Web >> by Tagny Duff
November 1, 2000Art System, 327 Spadina Avenue, Toronto2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

In << Public Web >> participants are given the opportunity to navigate through the city landscape while co-authoring a performance experience, questioning both the limitations and possibilities of “interactive” navigation in the physical realm.

Numb/Hum: A Subterranean Metropolitan Opera by Christine Carson
November 1, 2000Osgoode Subway Station, Toronto6:15 am to 8:45 am

Toronto subway commuters, used to the familiar sounds of moving crowds, screeching wheels and electronic warning signals, may find themselves encountering something unexpected.

Between Us by Jerzy Onuch
October 26, 2000Art System, 2–327 Spadina Road, Toronto7:30 pm

Between Us addresses the discomforts associated with intimacy, examining the double-edged sword of awkwardness, which can encourage solidarity and bonding or lead to alienation and isolation.

Ethel: Bloodline by Louise Liliefeldt
August 27, 2000Budapest Park, Lakeshore Blvd West, Toronto5:30 pm to 10:00 pm

As you approach, you hear a piano playing, and you notice that the surface of the cross is covered in photographs. This is a language, a series of keys to a personal history, but how do you interpret them, and what do they tell you of the figure who clings to the cross?

where do I go from here? by Stefanie Marshall
August 21 & 26, 2000various locations, Toronto

In taking everyday objects and private actions into the street, Marshall holds a mirror up to the privacy of our emotions and inspires a different conscious awareness.

Urban Disco Trailer by Jinhan Ko
August 17–19 & 24–26, 2000various locations, Toronto

The transformed Urban Disco Trailer has been retrofitted with not-so-modern technology approximating a discotheque. Follow this impromptu, intimate discotheque-for-the-21st-century as it circulates the city.

Evanescent Rumour by Tony Romano
August 16, 2000Zsa Zsa Gallery, 962 Queen Street West, Toronto3:00 pm to 9:00 pm

In the end, only one image will remain. What will we glean from these images, and how will the making of them alter the artist’s own understanding of the event they attempt to portray?

Cleaning and Loving (It) by Margaret Dragu
July 16, 2000Queen’s Park to 401 Richmond St. W., Toronto12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

This performance art-slash-parade is a celebration of small-scale community ritual and of International Cleaning Lady and performance artist Margaret Dragu’s long-standing love affair with cleaning and laundry.

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