Vancouver’s International Performance Art Celebration

Oct 5 & 6 highlights: VERB FRAU TV, artist talks, Mineki Murata, Lee Wen tribute, Lukas Avendaño, Kamikazee Nurse, Carmen Papalia Oct 5 & 6 highlights: VERB FRAU TV, artist talks, Mineki Murata, Lee Wen tribute, Lukas Avendaño, Kamikazee Nurse, Carmen Papalia

The final full day and evening – Saturday, October 5 – of LIVE 2019 programming began with another wonderful session of stretching and meditation led by VERB FRAU TV, artist talks, and the completion of Mineki Murata’s durational piece....

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Oct 5 & 6 highlights: VERB FRAU TV, artist talks, Mineki Murata, Lee Wen tribute, Lukas Avendaño, Kamikazee Nurse, Carmen Papalia

Oct 4 highlights: VERB FRAU TV, artist talk, Mineki Murata, Fatimah Jawdat, Thirza Jean Cuthand, Raven Davis, New Body Language panel with SUM gallery Oct 4 highlights: VERB FRAU TV, artist talk, Mineki Murata, Fatimah Jawdat, Thirza Jean Cuthand, Raven Davis, New Body Language panel with SUM gallery

VERB FRAU TV: Supporting – Day 2 Margaret Dragu and Sophia Wolfe led a group of artists and public through another morning of healing moving and not moving that included deep breathing, meditation, grounding, stretching, and dancing. View this...

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Oct 4 highlights: VERB FRAU TV, artist talk, Mineki Murata, Fatimah Jawdat, Thirza Jean Cuthand, Raven Davis, New Body Language panel with SUM gallery

Oct 3 highlights: VERB FRAU, artist talks, Mineki Murata, Preach R Sun, Jon Sasaki, Cheyenne Rain LeGrande, Adriana Disman Oct 3 highlights: VERB FRAU, artist talks, Mineki Murata, Preach R Sun, Jon Sasaki, Cheyenne Rain LeGrande, Adriana Disman

Thursday, October 3 was the first day of LIVE 2019 with full programming all day and night. This format continues on Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5: 11:30-13:00 – VERB FRAU TV: Supporting 13:00-14:00 – Artist lunch talks...

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Oct 3 highlights: VERB FRAU, artist talks, Mineki Murata, Preach R Sun, Jon Sasaki, Cheyenne Rain LeGrande, Adriana Disman

Oct 2 highlights: Tari Ito – LIVE 2019 Oct 2 highlights: Tari Ito – LIVE 2019

Tari Ito’s Before the 37 Trillion Pieces Get to Sleep In 1990, the activist and performance artist who was part of an important feminist movement in Tokyo, Japan — Tari Ito — performed The Memory of the Epidermis at...

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Oct 2 highlights: Tari Ito - LIVE 2019

NEW BODY LANGUAGE NEW BODY LANGUAGE

NEW BODY LANGUAGE: Visiting LIVE artists identifying as queer, trans, 2 Spirit, and Muxe discuss issues of gender identity and politics in performance art with the SUM Galley community. Friday October 4, VIVO Media Arts Following the performances by Thirza...

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Carmen Papalia Site is Confirmed Carmen Papalia Site is Confirmed

Carmen Papalia‘s performance will be walking through the PNE Park. Sun Oct 06 Meeting at the entrance of PNE Forum to start the Walk.  2901 E Hastings St, Vancouve( at the corner of Renphrew and Hastings ) at 15:45...

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Oct 1 highlights: Do Not Disturb – LIVE 2019 Oct 1 highlights: Do Not Disturb – LIVE 2019

Rochdy Laribi & Christine Bouvier’s Do Not Disturb performance LIVE 2019 officially kicked off the first performance of this year’s festival last night, October 1st, with Rochdy Laribi & Christine Bouvier’s Do Not Disturb at Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside Patricia...

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Oct 1 highlights: Do Not Disturb - LIVE 2019

Preach R Sun’s performance Site Confirmed Preach R Sun’s performance Site Confirmed

On October 3, Thursday Preach R Sun‘s performance starts at 14:30 PM at Patricia Hotel Lobby. We start at there to walk down with the artist. Rain or Shine. Come to Join us !

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Sept 29 & 30 highlights and looking ahead to the rest of the fest: LIVE 2019 Sept 29 & 30 highlights and looking ahead to the rest of the fest: LIVE 2019

On Sunday, September 29 and Monday, September 30, LIVE’s 2019 three-day workshop concluded. Now we’re waiting in anticipation for the performance to come, which will happen at our Art Party on Tuesday, October 1st at Pat’s Pub! You’re invited!...

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Sept 29 & 30 highlights and looking ahead to the rest of the fest: LIVE 2019

Sept 28 highlights: LIVE 2019 Sept 28 highlights: LIVE 2019

LIVE 2019 officially kicked off with the first day of visiting artist workshops and an opening reception at Richmond Art Gallery. VERB FRAU TV: planning The day started with a meeting to plan VERB FRAU TV: Season 8. Titled...

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Sept 28 highlights: LIVE 2019

Tari Ito Screening and Talk at UBC Tari Ito Screening and Talk at UBC

Itō Tāri: Screening + Artist Talk 4 October, 3-5 PM Audain Arts Centre #1002, University of British Columbia  Address; 6398 University Blvd, Vancouver, Itō Tāri (イトー・ターリ ;  Tokyo, b. 1951) is a feminist activist and one of the most internationally...

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Artist Lunchtime  Talks Artist Lunchtime  Talks

October 3-5 1-3PM daily lunch Time Talk by Participating artists, moderated by LIVE Board of Directors. Venue : Pats Pub Everyone Welcome Detail Info coming soon.

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Artist Lunchtime  Talks

Do Not Disturb Workshop Do Not Disturb Workshop

Application Deadline is Sunday September 22, 2019 DO NOT DISTURB For LIVE! 2019 (September 28 – October 6), Christine Bouvier and Rochdy Laribi, from the acclaimed French performance art group RedPlexus Ornic’art, and directors of the Marseille festival Préavis...

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ADRIANA DISMAN ADRIANA DISMAN

ADRIANA DISMAN Canada “Questions without answers must be asked very slowly.” -Anne Michaels The most ambitious ambition of my work is to create moments of livability. I understand the world-at-hand (“world” being a description of all matters affecting each...

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ADRIANA DISMAN

CARMEN PAPALIA CARMEN PAPALIA

Carmen Papalia Canada Carmen Papalia is a social practice artist who uses organizing strategies and improvisation to address his access to public space, the art institution, and visual culture. His work, which takes forms ranging from collaborative performance to...

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CARMEN PAPALIA

CHEYENNE RAIN LEGRANDE CHEYENNE RAIN LEGRANDE

Canada ᒥᐊᐧᐣ Cheyenne Rain LeGrande is a Nehiyaw Isko artist. Nanâskotam wikih the territories of the Musquem,Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh nations. Cheyenne is a part of the Skwachays Lodge artist residency program and has recently graduated from Emily Carr University...

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CHEYENNE RAIN LEGRANDE

ROCHDY LARIBI & CHRISTINE BOUVIER ROCHDY LARIBI & CHRISTINE BOUVIER

ROCHDY LARIBI & CHRISTINE BOUVIER France DO NOT DISTURB “If ‘Luck smiles on the daring’ as the poet Virgil suggested, then why not emerge yourself to experience a unique immersive collective artistic experience. Dreaming of love in a hotel...

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ROCHDY LARIBI &  CHRISTINE BOUVIER

FATIMA JAWDAT FATIMA JAWDAT

Fatimah Jowdat Iraq Fatima Jawdat is a young artist living in Diwaniya, Al Qadisiyah, Iraq.  Her education and background is in theatre and fine art. Her performative pictures relay a profound sensitivity through visual metaphores to discuss feminist and...

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FATIMA JAWDAT

JON SASAKI JON SASAKI

Jon Sasaki Canada On July 28, standing in the Fraser River delta, Waist-deep in water and equipped with rudimentary materials, basic hand tools, and negligible skills, Sasaki attempted to build a functioning boat that would allow him to extricate...

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JON SASAKI

KAMIKAZE NURSE KAMIKAZE NURSE

Kamikaze Nurse Canada Kamikaze Nurse is a rock band featuring KC Wei, Ethan Reyes, Sonya Eui, and John Brennan.  Named after Simone Weil’s unfulfilled humanitarian death wish, the band formed in Spring 2018, and have released their debut LP,...

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KAMIKAZE NURSE