Tuesday, Septemper 20th, 2011
Gallery Gachet, 7:00 PM
Irene Loughlin was born in the industrial, working class city of Hamilton, Ontario, where she spent her formative years and currently resides. She further developed her practice as an artist in the city of Vancouver, BC, Canada, particularly in the historic Downtown Eastside neighbourhood, where she contributed to the activist and disability community through participation in gallery gachet, VANDU, and the Carnegie Centre by working on human rights issues. Her performance art presentations and videos have been presented at the Art Gallery of Hamilton (Hamilton, ON), the Vancouver Art Gallery (Vancouver, BC), the Society for Disability Arts and Culture (Vancouver, BC), the Deformes Festival (Santiago, Chile) and the Performance Saga Festival BONE 11 (Bern, Switzerland).