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On the Ground


By Jenny-Anne McCowan

A first hand account of Marina Abramović’s MAI-Prototype educational installation.

Yayoi Theatre Movement (Yayoi Hirano)

Medea (Rokujo)

Performance | Spectacle

November 7-9 novembre 2013
8:00 | 20:00
Performance Art


Crossed-Wire Chorus

Ame Henderson / Public Recordings By Lucy M. May What We Are Saying Festival TransAmériques 2013

In What We Are Saying (WWAS), Ame Henderson and her collaborators attempt to share their “desire to invent new ways of being together.”

Marina and Ulay

Performance artist Marina Abramović met performance artist Ulay (Uwe Laysiepen) in 1976, launching an intense love story and creative collaboration that ran through the 1980s. They re-connected on the last day of Abramović’s The Artist is Present in 2010. Abramović is a featured performer at this year’s Luminato Festival running June 14 - 23 in Toronto.


In Museum

Marie Chouinard/Compagnie Marie Chouinard By Philip Szporer In Museum Festival TransAmériques 2013

Watching Chouinard in performance is a rare and welcome event. In program notes for In Museum the renowned performer and choreographer invokes Pythia, the prophetess of Delphi, an ancient Greek character who delivered her prophecies in a trance and a language that only priests of the temple knew how to interpret.

Ingrid Nilson Collective: Welcome to my Wake

The Vancouver International Fringe Festival is about to get rolling, September 6th through 16th. With a sprinkling of dance in the mix, we find Welco…

L.A.'s MOCA gala sparks controversy

Performance artist Marina Abramović's centre piece performance for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles' (MOCA) annual dono...

Elizabeth Chitty: Drop

Last weekend in Ottawa, the Society for Canadian Dance Studies hosted their 2010 conference: “Renegade Bodies: Dance in Canada in the 1970s.

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