Those of us whom was raised in united states within the 1960s and 70s lacked art, Bible tales, and history as universal sources. The tome that shaped our values most tangibly had been the emporium catalogue, a wish book of everything we may have and whom we’re able to be as soon as we first got it. Gender ended up being obviously defined, battle had been single, and course had been center. The most-read book of our Canadian youth in this performance we use the tableau form to enact a page from the Eaton’s catalogue. We now have paired women’s formals (a appearance we now have had trouble effectively fitting into) with restroom plumbing work to invoke the endless bounty, cleanliness and hope that the catalogue implied. Three females stay in vacant stillness, water streaming through the spouts at their breasts.
Duration: The 15 moment performance is duplicated twice an hour or so
First performed: March 1998, Hallwalls Centre for modern Art, Buffalo, ny. Afterwards performed at Counterposes, Montreal, curated by Jennifer Fisher and Jim Drobnick.
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Commanders Dempsey and Millan are getting ready to enter space that is deep to produce revisionist stellar cartography and explore the resistant character of anti-matter.
First performed: September 2014, Los Angeles Nuit Blanche, Calgary, Alberta
Photos by Lindsey Bond
The revolting while the revolutionary, the reviled additionally the revered are united by locks in this time travelling sing-along. Through the wigged females of Ancient Rome towards the hirsute heights of seventeenth century France to those really hairy 1960s: the world’s many infamous queen traces the annals of radical tresses while thinking democracy.
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