2 cents cart

September 2 - 28, 2019
Part of the Fare Trade fundraiser curated by Signy Holm. 2 cents cart is a mobile installation and performative artwork modeled after Asian street food and tea carts.

Emotion-based Observation Painting

Sunday, October 7, 2018 — 12:00pm - 5:00pm
In the tradition of Impressionist paintings of white Europeans performing leisure activities, the performance imagines this for our ancestors who are no longer alive, as well as those that are.

A rolling [insert land artist surname] gathers no moss

Sunday, October 7, 2018 — 11:00 AM – 1:08 PM
This durational performance places common physical materials used in earthworks in relation to the artists' own physical body.

Whose Body is This?*

Saturday, October 7, 2018 — 10:00pm
Quotidian violence can be classified by its invisibility. The quotidian is such because it is perceived so often that one stops perceiving it.

Love Me Like There's No Tomorrow

Saturday, October 6 — 8:00pm
Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow is a durational lip-syncing performance to the solo record, Mr. Bad Guy by Farrokh Bulsara.

how to make an image

Saturday, October 6, 2018 — 8:00pm
How to make an image is a duet between Eshan Rafi and a six-and-a-half-minute segment of archival video footage dealing with issues of representation.

Something is coming

Friday, October 5 — 9:30pm
Something is coming is a site specific sound performance which listens into the electrical grid.

Not Peaceable and Quiet

Friday, October 5, 2018, — 8:30pm
This research-based performance examines normalized associations be­tween criminality and sound.


Friday, October 5, 2018 — 7:00pm
Jeneen Frei Njootli’s performance turns an ear to caribou antlers sounding the transmis­sion of embedded and layered ancestral knowledge.

Relaxing into Relation

Friday, October 5, 2018 — 12:00pm - 2:30pm | Sunday, October 7, 2018 — 4:00pm - 6:30pm
An individual and collective performative experiment: physiological relaxation as a basis for a conversation.

Something, Somewhere

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 9:00pm
In 2013, a long-buried and relatively obscure village was uncovered in a remote region of the Mediterranean. Researchers slowly unearthed increasingly bizarre artifacts and architecture.

Release Stress & Feel Amazing in 30 Minutes

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 7:30pm
Performance by Jamie McDonald + Signy Holm as part of the Rita McKeough: Works - Publication Launch Event

Let them believe in themselves

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 7:20pm
Performance by NIK as part of the Rita McKeough: Works - Publication Launch Event

and when it floods in

Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 7:10pm
Performance by Toni Cormier as part of the Rita McKeough: Works - Publication Launch Event

Disclosure Cookbook

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 5:00pm – 8:30pm | Thursday, October 4, 2018 — 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Disclosure Cookbook is a conversation­al culinary experience bringing HIV positive people together over a lavish meal to discuss disclosing HIV status

possible performance

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 — 7:00pm | Friday, October 5, 2018 — 3:00pm | Saturday, October 6, 2018 — 3:00pm
A collectively authoured participatory performance and workshop. The public is invited to perform a score that takes place in a set.


Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 9:00pm
Magnus Tiesenhausen and Kylie Ward will take reprieve from the waking life in a disused riding arena just outside of Calgary city limits.

Ideational Apraxia

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 — 8:00pm
Ideational Apraxia borrows everyday household implements and the contents of a femme purse, dis­covering and diverting the domestic system implied by these objects.

Writing for building

Multiple Times
Writing for building invites the public to write and share a text addressed to a building of social or historical significance.


August 1 - 31, 2017 | Report on Sunday, August 20, 2017 — 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Paydirt is a call for crowdsourcing under-the-radar info on extractive industries.

Orphan Well Adoption Agency

Thursday, July 27th, 2017 — 7:00pm – 10:00 pm.
The OWAA is dedicated to finding “forever homes” for abandoned oil wells through symbolic adoptions.

We Lost Half the Forest and the Rest Will Burn This Summer

Saturday, July 8, 2017 — 7:00pm
A 16-song work recounting the ever-cycling decay of a desert drought from the view of its flora and fauna. Trumpets, bass drums, strings, piano and voices dirge through the only path to the end.

Buffalo Boy’s Stampede Tick and Slap

Friday, July 7, 2017 — 1:30pm - 7:00pm
Come join the fun, march to a de-colonial tune, celebrate yourself and come tickle, slap and dance your colonial blues away!

sum of the parts: what can be named

Friday, July 7, 2017 - Saturday, August 26, 2017 — 12:00pm - 6:00pm Daily
A twenty minute performed oral history that recounts the disremembered journey of the Bowen family from its earliest documented history in Clinton, Jones County, Georgia in 1815.
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