Mettachine (Sequence 1) by Louise McKissick
October 11–13, 2001Trinity Square Video, 35 McCaul Street, Toronto10:00 am to 5:00 pm

McKissick creates a provocative performance situation by marrying clinical and relaxation biofeedback techniques – including hypnosis – with brainwave interface technology from IBVA Technologies Inc.

Feu de Joie by Randy & Berenicci
September 21, 2001Bathurst Quay, Toronto7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Disaster and delight intermingle as the artists frame themselves as miniatures on a puppet stage, endlessly struggling to arrive – or is it to escape?

Open Surgery by Oreet Ashery & Svar Simpson
August 19-26, 2001232 Parliament Street, Toronto4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Open Surgery is interested to act-out a common obsession to know-and-better-oneself, especially in relation to our bodies, our differences, and our sense of identitiy/ies.

July 21, 2001Trinity Bellwoods Park, Toronto7:30 pm to 10:30 pm

SHUT UP is a series of 10 outdoor performances dealing with the themes of incarceration and wrongful imprisonment – literally, the state of being ‘shut up’.

Remembrance Day by Johanna Householder
July 8, 2001Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Road, Toronto2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Describing Remembrance Day as a counter-monument, Householder uses war movies as source material to pose questions about the transferal of cultural values, information and attitudes from generation to generation.

Disclosure by UNDO
June 28–30, 2001228 1/2 Parliament Street, Toronto

UNDO uses minimal electronics to perform intimate sensual live soundscapes. For Disclosure, the performers accent the intimacy of the enclosures of a living space.

Meridian by Marilyn Arsem
June 21, 2001Wards Island Beach, Toronto5:36 am to 9:02 pm

In May 2001, I celebrated my 50th birthday, and if I live to be 100, it could be considered my meridian year.

One Stitch at a Time by Devora Neumark
May 23, 2001The Museum for Textiles, 55 Centre Avenue, Toronto6:30 pm

This performance honours intimate spaces as a means of community engagement. It is an invitation to share and explore daily life and issues of the heart through personal storytelling and stitching.

The Addmore Session by Istvan Kantor
March 24, 2001Addmore Office Furniture, 82 Spadina Avenue, Toronto10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Join Istvan Kantor and guest performers as they demonstrate the links between the office and the concert hall, information technology and sexual symbolism, communication and insanity.

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