M:ST Performative Art Festival is pleased to offer a 6 days intensive performance workshop with Rita McKeough (Calgary, AB) open to performers and artists of all backgrounds. The workshop offers theoretical and practical explorations of performance art methodologies with a focus on our interactions with everyday objects by integrating sound, images with performative processes.
Presented with the generous support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the University of Lethbridge Art Department.
Part of Programming for M:ST 6.5
Rita McKeough is an installation artist, musician, and former disc jockey who has worked in radio, written an opera and incorporated audio into her work in integral ways. McKeough has exhibited works nationally and a retrospective of her influential feminist work was exhibited at the Glenbow Museum in Calgary in 1993. McKeough also teaches at Alberta University of the Arts, and has created audio installations and sculptural performances since the 1970s.