Performance
2009

Performance
Misinformed Informants curated by Lisa Visser
December 17, 2009XPACE Cultural Centre, 58 Ossington Avenue, Toronto7:30 pm

Misinformed Informants invites emerging artists to answer to the idea of miscommunication, misunderstanding, misplaced lines of agreement.

Performance
Escapist Action: Grey Cup Sunday
November 29, 2009The Gladstone Hotel Art Bar, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto6:00 pm

Grey Cup Sunday: the final day of Escapist Action: Performance in Recession, curated by Don Simmons.

Performance
Escapist Action: Red Flag Saturday
November 28, 200910:00pmInterAccess Electronic Media Arts, Centre 9 Ossington Avenue Toronto1:00 pm

Red Flag Saturday: the half-way point of Escapist Action: Performance in Recession, curated by Don Simmons.

Performance
Escapist Action: Black Friday
November 27, 2009InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre 9 Ossington Avenue, Toronto1:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Black Friday: the first day of Escapist Action: Performance in Recession. Performances by Julian Higurey Nunez & Iganico Perez Perez, and otehrs.

Performance
Open Barter Market & The Artist and the Beanstalk by Ignacio Pérez Pérez and Julian Higuerey Núñez
November 23–29, 2009InterAccess Electronic Media Arts Centre, 9 Ossington Avenue, Toronto9:00 am to 9:00 pm

With this duo of interrelated performances, Núñez & Pérez create an alternative exchange and cultural economy, one based not on capitalist value, but on need value.

Performance
Potential Fertility Rite by TallBlondLadies
October 26, 2009YYZ Artists Outlet, 140-401 Richmond Street West, Toronto5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

In this 5-hour performance movement, TallBlondLadies repeat a ritualized synchronized dance using modern day props, in time to the sound of snowshoes.

Performance
International Visiting Artists: Sandra Johnston
September 25, 2009Toronto Free Gallery, 1277 Bloor Street West Toronto

Sandra Johnston’s practice is site-reactive, exploring ideas of active intervention in both the history of and the present physicality of a selected environment and the people who habitually use the space.

Performance
International Visiting Artists: Monika Günther & Ruedi Schill
September 19, 2009Urban Space Gallery, 401 Richmond Street West, Toronto8:00 pm

The artists’ collaborative work is a dialogue with each other and in their words, offers a commentary on the “intensive rise of the pressing concerns of our times.”

Performance
Pleasure Addicts by Brenda Goldstein
May 16, 2009Toronto Free Gallery, 1277 Bloor Street West, Toronto4:00 pm to 12:00 pm

Pleasure Addicts is a performance landscape, an all woman-carnival, a transmission from another media universe, where an evening of channel flipping is compressed into a single space.

Performance
Not Waterproof by Julie Andrée T.
April 27, 2009The Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto8:00 pm

Subjected to a series of ordeals, pulverized and dirtied, her body becomes a dreamscape. Part of the artist’s blue series.

Performance
International Visiting Artists: Karin Mendelovici, Meir Tati & Yaron David
March 27, 2009The Theatre Centre, 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto8:00 pm

BETI by Yaron David, Karin Mendelovici and Meir Tati speaks to the he loss of, search for, and the production of meaning in a fragile and chaotic reality.

Performance
International Visiting Artists: Dariusz Fodczuk & Arti Grabowski
February 20, 2009XPACE Cultural Centre, 58 Ossington Avenue, Toronto8:00 pm

Welcome to the Tiny Therapeutic Theatre of the Polish Power Players.

Performance
Mothering by Moynan King
February 14–17, 2009XPACE Cultural Centre, 58 Ossington Avenue, Toronto4:00 pm to 10:00 pm

“Of course you can bring your friends and stay as long as you want.”
Love, Mom

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