Four Nature Studies by Boris Neislony
November 18, 2004Cinecycle, 129 Spadina Avenue, Toronto8:00 pm

Responding to local circumstances, Nieslony develops images attuned to the moment, rigorously searching for the truth of self-recognition at the intersection of history and live presence.

International Visiting Artists: Finland
October 10 & 11, 2003Latvian Hall, 491 College Street West, Toronto7:00 pm

Irma Optimist and Pekka Luhta will present solo performance works that hint at a slightly surrealist sensibility, employing rapid-fire humour and high-impact visual imagery.

Five Holes: reminiSCENT
September 18‚Äď21, 2003

reminiSCENT, curated by Jim Drobnick and Paul Couillard, is the third installment in FADO’s performance series,¬†Five Holes, which examines the significance of the body and the senses.

Visa Trauma (IV) by Gusztav Uto
September 9, 2003Implant, 58 Wade Avenue, Toronto7:00 pm

This series of performances speak to the difficulties of communicating across cultural, geographic and administrative borders.

Pas de Traduction curated by Eric Létourneau
July 12, 2003Alexandra Park, Toronto12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Pas de Traduction is the first in a new series of events by FADO that examines the work of various Canadian performance art communities, defined culturally, regionally, ethnically, or aesthetically.

A Way of Making with Bently Spang & Rebecca Belmore
March 11‚Äď15, 2003OCAD University, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto

Featuring a new performance by Rebecca Belmore and Bently Spang entitled Tongue River, this residency examines how ritual in performance art functions in fashioning a new self within the cultural body. Residency curated by Reona Brass.

Walking and Getting Rid of Something by Kirsten Forkert
March 1, 2003Sheraton Centre food court, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto2:00 pm

This performance considers the problems of living in a consumer culture, juxtaposing two situational questions: what to do with unwanted material goods; and how to work through a collaborative or community decision-making process.

Promenades by Sylvie Cotton
February 21‚Äď28, 2003Toronto, Canada

Promenades is a socio-artistic experiment featuring one-one meetings between the artist and selected participants.

Gestures curated by Tanya Mars
February 15, 2003Implant, 58 Wade Avenue, Toronto8:00 pm

Reflecting a range of strategies and approaches to performance, this event introduces a fresh, vibrant, and diverse group of local and regional performance artists to Toronto audiences.

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