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Freya Björg Olafson

 

Hi-Tech, Lo-Tech, No-Tech 

By Philip Szporer “Avatar”, “The Great Escape” Freya Björg Olafson, Isobel Cohen

Public and private become bedfellows in Freya Björg Olafson’s “Avatar”.

 
In the Studio | En Studio

Jolene Bailie: Sensory Life, Infinite World

By Megan Andrews, Hugh Conacher

Since graduating from The School of Contemporary Dancers and The University of Winnipeg in 2000, Jolene Bailie, artistic director of Gearshifting Performance Works, has self-presented and produced over 250 solo shows, six cross-Canada tours and numerous smaller tours; re-mounted fourteen works by senior choreographers; commissioned eight new works; collaborated on several dance-based video projects; and created one evening-length solo work, eight works for pre-professional students and over 125 dances for schools.

 

images and rituals: dance: made in canada/fait au canada 

By Michael Crabb dance: made in canada/fait au canada 2009 Susie Burpee, Jolene Bailie, Freya Olafson, Holly Small

The latest edition of dance made in canada/fait au canada – a biennial event curated by princess productions’ Yvonne Ng, a multi-talented Toronto-based artist with a quaint aversion to uppercase letters – begins with an arresting image. 

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