Publication Launch Schedule
June 12, 2020
Instructions: When clicking on Zoom or titles to join in make sure to also choose "launch meeting."
Poetry reading / Tatiana Koroleva
Tatiana Koroleva is a multi-disciplinary artist and researcher who works in the mediums of performance art, video art and creative writing. Her most recent performances were presented at Queens Museum (New York, USA) as a part of LiVEART.US and Sofia Underground International Performance Art Festival (Sofia, Bulgaria).
Performance short / Jose Miguel Esteban
Jose Miguel (Miggy) Esteban is a Toronto-based, Filipino-Canadian contemporary dance/movement artist and educator. Through his work with Impetus Movement Project, he unpacks the intentions behind movement to (re)imagine, (re)create, and (re)encounter dance.
Live Activation / lo bil
lo bil is a Toronto-based settler performance artist and York University Interdisciplinary Masters student creating body-based experiments to generate intuitive “felt” research into academic concepts and risk-based performance-making. lo’s improvisatory performances involve spontaneous utterance, impulse-based scores, object manipulation, unexpected humour, and interrelational proposals with audience. Since 2014, lo has created over 25 unrepeatable performances.
Performance Short / Heather Sincavage
Heather Sincavage is a multidisciplinary artist and feminist. She uses her own experiences with gender-based violence as a performative case study analyzing what it is to live with trauma. Her work has appeared in the Tate Modern in London and LiteHaus Galerie in Berlin among other locations across Spain, Finland, and Iceland.
Embodied Listening Score / Mika Lior
Mika Lillit Lior is an artist scholar whose research focuses on ritual, gender, and embodied practice. Her creation and performance process draws on influences from capoeira, contact improvisation, samba and Afro-Brazilian ritual dance forms.
Jean-Luc Nancy is a French philosopher. He has authored more than twenty books since his first text published in 1973, Le titre de la lettre, a reading of the work of French psychoanalyst Jacques Lacan, written in collaboration with Philippe Lacoue-Labarthe. Nancy collaborates with various artists (choreographer Mathilde Monnier), and has contributed commentaries on contemporary art, including, On Kawara (1997), Jean Michel Atlan (Atlan: Les Détrempes; 2010), and his book published in 2001 The Evidence of Film on the work of the Iranian filmmaker, Abbas Kiarostami.
Performance short / Teresa Ascencao
Teresa Ascencao is a multimedia artist whose work toys with social constructs of body language, costume, customs, and inner corporeal experiences. Ascencao was born to Azorean parents in Sao Paulo, Brazil and immigrated to Canada at a young age. She lives and works in Toronto and teaches at OCADU.
Performance short / Denispé
Denis Lafond is from Lachine, Quebec, specializing in puppetry, sound creation & video mapping. He is passionate about Butoh and Gaga, and has been an adept since 2013.
Speranza Spir is born in Montreal and of greek heritage. She visits Greece frequently, doing land photography and video, collecting historic, and family data for performative works. She is a somatic practitioner in Polarity, Craniosacral and osteopathic approaches since 1997. Denis & Speranza have been a collaborative duo presenting multidisciplinary pieces since 2014.
Distance Listening Workshop/ Anne Bourne
Instructions: You will need two rocks of any size to join in.
Anne Bourne, is a composer and interdisciplinary artist, teacher and writer based in Canada. Seasoned in international intermedia performance and song, Anne creates emergent streams of cello and voice, with artists Eve Egoyan and Mauricio Pauly; Silvia Tarozzi; IONE; Dubmorphology; tUkU; Stephen Vitiello and Kara-Lis Coverdale. Anne imparts the text scores and deep listening® practice of composer Pauline Oliveros, for the collective Sounding Difference, and recently as MMM_MM/ ensemble vide artist in residence, Genéve, CH 2020.
line bridge body is thrilled to partner with some of Toronto’s finest cultural hubs for the arts. Our thanks to Xenia Benivolski at Sugar Contemporary Gallery, and Theresa Slater at Pleasure Dome for all of their assistance and support with various aspects of bringing this volume to fruition.
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