M:ST 8 Performative Art Biennial

Biennial
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Multiple Contributors
October 1 - October 26, 2016
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A note from the Artistic Director

The Mountain Standard Time Performative Art Festival is a contingent site of encounter and exchange: a gathering of individuals and organizations in a tensioned, fragmentary, generative, and complex confluence. We acknowledge our presence on the traditional territories of the First Nations of Treaty 7 and the Metis Nation, and acknowledge the presence of a multitude of other bodies who, over time, have come to inhabit this place. As an embodied enactment of our being on this land, our words, acts, and selves have agency, resonance, and implication.

The artists in this year’s festival will engage in an unfolding dialogue in time and in place. Over the coming weeks, the generous labour of these coalescing energies will generate many points of intersection, creating spaces of exchange and contestation. We welcome to you into this dynamic space to contribute to dialogue and reflection, and to bear witness with your presence.

-Tomas Jonsson

Thank you to our incredible staff, interns, and volunteers:

Desiree Nault, Kaitlynn Smart, Polly Orr, Conrad Marion, our Board of Directors, our program designer Kyle Chow from Plant Shop YYC, our videographer Lewis Liski, and photographer Mike Tan from Diane + Mike Photography.

The M:ST Festival is organized and produced with the dedicated assistance and support of our members and sister organizations:

Supported by:

The Canada Council for the Arts, The Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Alberta Culture and Tourism, Calgary Arts Development, Calgary Foundation, and Alberta Lottery Fund

Sister Organizations:

Attainable Records, Alberta College of Art + Design, Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers, Emmedia Gallery and Production Society, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, City of Calgary, Stride Gallery, Loft 112, TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary, The New Gallery, Casa, CommunityWise Resource Centre, University of Lethbridge, The #1 Legion, Fairy Tales Presentation Society, cjsw, Untitled Art Society, and Sidewalk Citizen

Projects in

M:ST 8 Performative Art Biennial

The Illingworth Kerr Gallery presents: Performing the Landscape

Thursday, September 22, 2016 — Saturday, November 12, 2016

Multiple Venues

Wake Up!

Saturday, October 8, 2016 — Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Arts Commons

Clouds of Glory

Multiple Dates

Multiple Venues

THE IMPOSSIBLE BLUE ROSE

Saturday, October 1, 2016 — Sunday, November 20, 2016.

Southern Alberta Art Gallery

Opera for a Small Room

Saturday, October 1, 2016 — Sunday, November 20, 2016

Southern Alberta Art Gallery

Job + Been there, done DADAt

Multiple Dates

Multiple Venues

echo + seashell Meet Albert

Saturday, October 1, 2016 — 10:00pm | Friday, October 21, 2016 — 9:00pm

Multiple Venues

Infiltrating and Relational Practice in Public Space Workshop

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 – Friday, October 21, 2016 — 10:00am – 6:00pm Daily.

Holy Angels School

Institute of Durational Futures

Friday, October 21, 2016 – Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 11:00 – 5:00pm Daily.

Stride Gallery

Performers + Performing Grounds

Friday, October 21, 2016 – Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 11:00am – 5:00pm Daily.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1

The Friday night book club for collected sights and sounds

Friday, October 21, 2016 — Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Loft 112

Feeding the Masses

Various times

Various Venues

Without Eyes

Friday, October 21, 2016 — 2:00pm – 4:00pm | Saturday, October 22, 2016 — 2:00pm – 4:00pm.

Riley Park

queer slow dance with radical thought

Friday, October 21, 2016 — 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Sunday, October 23, 2016 — 9:00pm – 11:00pm.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1

La Jamésie

Friday, October 21, 2016 — 10:00 PM

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1

Performagraphic

Saturday, October 22, 2016 — Saturday, November 26, 2016.

TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary

A Woman Walking (The City Limits)

Sunday, October 23, 2016 | Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 12:00pm – 6:00pm Daily

The New Gallery

Future Monuments

Sunday, October 23, 2016 — 2:00pm

Fort Calgary

Off Symmetric (The Ghost Double)

Sunday, October 23, 2016 — 7:00pm.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1

The Star In Question

Sunday, October 23, 2016 — 8:00pm.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1

What’s For Dinner?

Monday, October 24, 2016 — 6:00pm - 7:00pm.

The New Gallery

Performance Art Presenters Retreat

Tuesday October 25, 2016 | Wednesday October 26, 2016 — 10:00am – 12:30pm Daily.

CommunityWise Resource Centre

We’ve

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 2:00pm – 5:00pm

Olympic Plaza

Night School: A public collaborative workshop initiative

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 8:00pm.

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1

The Illingworth Kerr Gallery presents: Performing the Landscape
Thursday, September 22, 2016 — Saturday, November 12, 2016
Exhibition
Multiple Venues
Wake Up!
Saturday, October 8, 2016 — Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Exhibition
Arts Commons
Clouds of Glory
Multiple Dates
Performance
Multiple Venues
THE IMPOSSIBLE BLUE ROSE
Saturday, October 1, 2016 — Sunday, November 20, 2016.
Exhibition
Southern Alberta Art Gallery
Opera for a Small Room
Saturday, October 1, 2016 — Sunday, November 20, 2016
Exhibition
Southern Alberta Art Gallery
Job + Been there, done DADAt
Multiple Dates
Performance
Multiple Venues
echo + seashell Meet Albert
Saturday, October 1, 2016 — 10:00pm | Friday, October 21, 2016 — 9:00pm
Performance
Multiple Venues
Infiltrating and Relational Practice in Public Space Workshop
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 – Friday, October 21, 2016 — 10:00am – 6:00pm Daily.
Workshop
Holy Angels School
Institute of Durational Futures
Friday, October 21, 2016 – Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 11:00 – 5:00pm Daily.
Performance
Stride Gallery
Performers + Performing Grounds
Friday, October 21, 2016 – Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 11:00am – 5:00pm Daily.
Exhibition
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1
The Friday night book club for collected sights and sounds
Friday, October 21, 2016 — Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Performance
Loft 112
Feeding the Masses
Various times
Performance
Various Venues
Without Eyes
Friday, October 21, 2016 — 2:00pm – 4:00pm | Saturday, October 22, 2016 — 2:00pm – 4:00pm.
Performance
Riley Park
queer slow dance with radical thought
Friday, October 21, 2016 — 6:30pm – 8:30pm | Sunday, October 23, 2016 — 9:00pm – 11:00pm.
Performance
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1
La Jamésie
Friday, October 21, 2016 — 10:00 PM
Performance
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1
Performagraphic
Saturday, October 22, 2016 — Saturday, November 26, 2016.
Exhibition
TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary
A Woman Walking (The City Limits)
Sunday, October 23, 2016 | Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 12:00pm – 6:00pm Daily
Exhibition
The New Gallery
Future Monuments
Sunday, October 23, 2016 — 2:00pm
Performance
Fort Calgary
Off Symmetric (The Ghost Double)
Sunday, October 23, 2016 — 7:00pm.
Performance
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1
The Star In Question
Sunday, October 23, 2016 — 8:00pm.
Performance
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1
What’s For Dinner?
Monday, October 24, 2016 — 6:00pm - 7:00pm.
Performance
The New Gallery
Performance Art Presenters Retreat
Tuesday October 25, 2016 | Wednesday October 26, 2016 — 10:00am – 12:30pm Daily.
Workshop
CommunityWise Resource Centre
We’ve
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — 2:00pm – 5:00pm
Performance
Olympic Plaza
Night School: A public collaborative workshop initiative
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 — 8:00pm.
Workshop
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1