Vancouver’s International Performance Art Celebration

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

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

LUKAS AVENDANO LUKAS AVENDANO

Lukas Avendaño Mexico In a contingency my mother gave me birth in a land surrounded by mosques in Tehuantepec, the midwife put a machete to heat the fire and when a red reed was already red, I cut my...

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LUKAS AVENDANO

VERB FRAU TV VERB FRAU TV

VERB FRAU TV VERB FRAU TV SEASON 8: With Sophia Wolfe & Margaret Dragu SUPPORT-ing an intimate & live-streamed (almost) daily morning self-care practice for artists, culture workers, and friends-of-same With movement + no movement chair yoga + mindfulness...

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VERB FRAU TV

PREACH R SUN PREACH R SUN

Preach R Sun USA Preach R Sun is a U.S. based conjurer and ‘fugitivist’ — “implementing social issues and political activism as performance matters”. Sun, working at the interface of art and activism, essentially describes himself as an activist...

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PREACH R SUN

RAVEN DAVIS RAVEN DAVIS

Raven Davis Canada My practice has no boundaries; I renounce institutional limitations of eurocentric pedagogy and accreditation and honour Indigenous theory, methodology and practice. I am a nomadic creator and maker of art, examining topics through installation, visual, sculpture...

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RAVEN DAVIS

THIRZA JEAN CUTHAND THIRZA JEAN CUTHAND

Thirza Jean Cuthand Canada The Future Is So Bright Cuthand’s work often deals with issues related to Indigiqueer/2 Spirit love, communities, and sexuality. She is currently grappling with larger issues of imminent climate change and it’s effects on multiply...

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THIRZA JEAN CUTHAND