September 15 – September 22, 2015
Canada’s Annual Performance Art Festival
Christian Bujol, Luciana D'Anunciacao, Rachel Echenberg, Steven Girard, Ming Hon, Julie Laurin, Mathieu Leger, and Guadalupe Martinez, curated by Todd Janes
The 16th annual Visualeyez Festival of Performance Art runs from 15–22 September 2015 in the downtown core of Edmonton, Alberta, exploring the curatorial theme of expanding-and-collapsing.
Each year at Visualeyez, Latitude 53 invites artists to spend seven days in Edmonton making performance-based work and sharing a space. Each morning, the artists collaborate over breakfast in a group discussion open to visitors—the Morning Session, led by the Festival Animator, who also acts to provide entry points to the work for viewers here and elsewhere through the festival blog at www.visualeyez.org.
Alberta is on a path to another boom/bust cycle: through this year’s thematic focus on expansion and contraction artists will examine how we live, survive, or prosper in this cyclical environment.