Critical Theory Book Club session: Monday, October 7, 2013 —7:00pm
M:ST, in collaboration with The New Gallery, is pleased to welcome Johanna Householder as Researcher in Residence at the TNG John Snow House. In addition to her research on performance art practices in Southern Alberta, and the performative potential of the archive, Johanna will have artist talks at the University of Calgary and University of Lethbridge, and take part in the Critical Theory Book Club at the John Snow House.
Part of programming for M:ST 6.5
Johanna Householder (Canada) has been making performances, video and other artwork in Canada since the late 1970s. Johanna was a member of the notorious feminist performance ensemble, The Clichettes in the 1980s. She has recently performed in Guangzhou, China, Belfast, N. Ireland, and Göteborg, Sweden. Her video collaborations have screened in numerous venues internationally. She is a founder and co-director of the 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art. With Tanya Mars, she edited Caught in the Act: An anthology of performance by Canadian women, published by YYZ Books, Toronto in 2005. She is a Professor in the Faculty of Art at OCAD University.