Shalon Webber-Heffernan

Canada
www.shalontwh.com

Shalon Webber-Heffernan is a curator, writer, and doctoral candidate in Performance Studies. Her work as a scholar and live arts curator broadly explores contemporary site-specific performance projects that respond creatively to issues surrounding borderlands, space, disappearance, and disposability throughout the hemispheric Americas.

Currently, she is the Educator-in-Residence at The Blackwood Gallery with the 2021–2022 Curatorial Consortium. Webber-Heffernan also recently curated an exhibition at Vtape entitled love as rupturous as i know it be. She was Curator in Residence at the Curatorial Lab @ Sensorium (2019–2020) and have been independently curating interdisciplinary art events and exhibitions since 2012. She has presented her research internationally, including at the Hemispheric Institute’s Encuentro (México City), Universities Art Association of Canada (UAAC), Trans-In-Corporados conference (Rio de Janeiro), and Performance Studies international (PSi) in Calgary.


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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