–AND (2021)
December 12, 2021on-line12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

FADO presents two new works by Erika DeFreitas context of –AND (2021), curated and organized by Christof Migone.

Each year the event moves through each word of the 12-word phrase “you and I are water earth fire air of life and death” and activates the word of the year in a myriad of ways. This year the word is ‘and’, consequently the focus is on repetitions, conjunctions, and duos.

Re-Solutions by W. A. Davison
July to December 2021Toronto, Canada

These six informal performance experiments re-interpret the theme “resolutions” as “re-solutions” — meaning, new solutions to problems that have already been solved.

Tiger Beat by Roy Mitchell
November 2–4, 2021Instagram Live5:00 pm

SPOILER ALERT: Hasting Highland eventually got their bylaw, but you don’t want to miss a (Hybla) minute of the whole story.

Attempting Togetherness by Hélène Lefebvre
October 2021Ottawa, Canada

In Attempting Togetherness, an artist makes a companion of her shadow.

High Tea with Keith Cole and Jeanne Randolph
September 26, 2021Windsor Arms Hotel, Toronto

HIGH TEA with Keith Cole and Jeanne Randolph was, what some theorists or academics might call a work of “social engagement.” For Cole, Randolph and the audience / participants assembled, the jury is out still on whether or not it was even a performance.

Performance Home: from Toronto to Turkey by Simla Civelek
September 2021Toronto, Canada

What would be like to go back and record a walk-through of this space, like an audience-less performance, like a home movie of a ghost of a home? The camera as all-seeing eye, from my apartment in Toronto to our apartment in Istanbul, through a distance of 8,196.58 kms?

Performance Home: to embrace the sky by Irene Loughlin
September 2021Hamilton, Canada

Loughlin’s body of research includes a series of experimental video performances using her body to reach and sustain contact with the “outside,” extending her arms through windows to establish a personal choreography with the sky and clouds.

Resolution(s) by Cindy Baker
Spring, 2021Edmonton, Canada

Over several months in 2021, Cindy Baker created performances for people she know, using their yards and/or the spaces outside their windows as the stage and source of inspiration, creating small intimate experimental performances with no preconceived themes or ideas. 

Queer Lines (For Agnes) by Kate Barry
Spring, 2021Vancouver, Canada

Queer Lines (For Agnes) is a performance for the camera that marks pandemic time through the abstraction of the Pride Flag.

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