Four Nature Studies by Boris Neislony
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: Irma Optimist & Pekka Luhta
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
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
This series of performances speak to the difficulties of communicating across cultural, geographic and administrative borders.
Pas de Traduction curated by Eric Létourneau
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 curated by Reona Brass
Featuring a new performance by Rebecca Belmore and Bently Spang, this residency examines how ritual in performance art functions in fashioning a new self within the cultural body.
Walking and Getting Rid of Something by Kirsten Forkert
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
Promenades is a socio-artistic experiment featuring one-one meetings between the artist and selected participants.