The Rootless Man by Iwan Wojono
November 7, 2002Art System, 327 Spadina Avenue, Toronto8:00 pm

In The Rootless Man, the artist considers the commodification of culture and the destruction of nature, using a remote-controlled toy dump truck filled with earth.

International Visiting Artists: Japan
November 1, 2002Art System, 327 Spadina Avenue, Toronto8:00 pm

These performances are the Toronto premieres of Japanese artists Mimi Nakajima and Shin-Ichi Arai.

Disposition by Adina Bar-On
October 5 & 6, 2002275 Carlton Street, Toronto2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

This ambulatory performance work speaks to the concept of viewpoint, using local geography, history and culture to influence the shape of the artist’s shared journey with the audience.

Talking to my Horse by Archer Pechawis
April 3, 2002Artword Theatre, 75 Portland Street, Toronto8:00 pm

Talking to my Horse is a meditation on two images: a wire service photo of American soldiers on horseback in Afghanistan, and a scene from Thomas Berger’s book, Little Big Man.

A Gathering for Her by Reona Brass
March 23, 2002Native Canadian Centre, 16 Spadina Road, Toronto11:00 am to 3:00 pm

In A Gathering for Her, Brass makes preparations to be bound into a reconstructed ‘cradleboard’, a rite of passage denied her by a broken history.

International Visiting Artists: Poland (2002)
March 2, 2002Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Road, Toronto8:00 pm

A commentary on the human condition in an imperfect and fragmenting society through a dense layering of art historical references with the languages of advertising and electronic media.

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