Adriana Disman


Adriana Disman is a performance art maker, thinker, and writer. Since 2010, her solo work has been presented in numerous festivals and galleries across Canada, the United States, Europe, and India. Disman’s practice searches for minor modes of resistance as she seeks liberation—an interdependent and as yet un-imagined state—through refusing to adhere to the logics of power. Her writing on performance can be found in both academic and arts publications, with a special focus on the pathologisation of self-wounding in performance and a forthcoming textbook for Routledge on performance art. She has also run performance art events and spaces for the work of others in Toronto, Montreal, New York, Berlin, and Chandigarh.







Books & Ephemera

Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed