7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art

  • Geary lane (and other locations) 360 Geary Avenue Toronto, ON, M6H 2C7 Canada
The festival’s main activities include evening events with multiple artists, off-site and in-situ walking and durational performance works, and Performance Art Daily, our ‘talk series’ featuring the artists of the festival engaging in lunchtime talks about performance ecologies, issues, and theory. For artist bios and performance descriptions, please visit: www.7a-11d.ca ARTISTS Cindy BAKER (AB) Kate BARRY (Toronto) Annie Onyi CHEUNG (NS) Elizabeth CHITTY (ON) Randy Lee CUTLER (BC) Silvio DE GRACIA (Argentina) Chun Hua Catherine DONG (QC) DOYON/DEMERS (QC) Margaret DRAGU (BC) Bartolomé FERRANDO (Spain) Vanessa Dion FLETCHER (Toronto) Serge Olivier FOKOUA (QC) Francesco GAGLIARDI (Toronto) Louise LILIEFELDT (Toronto) Brianna MACLELLAN (Toronto) Kevin MCKENZIE (SK) MIKIKI (Toronto) Sue MURAD with Vera KOSHKINA (USA) Tanja OSTOJIĆ (Serbia) Graciela Ovejero POSTIGO (Argentina) Joseph RAVENS (USA) Selma SELMAN (Bosnia and Herzegovina) Adrian STIMSON (AB) Johannes ZITS (Toronto) FESTIVAL VENUES Geary Lane, 360 Geary Avenue Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West OCADU, 100 McCaul Street OCADU Graduate Gallery, 205 Richmond Street West EVENING PROGRAMMING Geary Lane @ 7:30PM / PWYC (donation suggestion $10) Thursday October 13: Doyon/Demers, Bartolomé Ferrando, Vanessa Dion Fletcher Friday October 14: Silvio De Gracia, Chun Hua Catherine Dong, Joseph Ravens Saturday October 15: Kate Barry, Brianna MacLellan, Graciela Ovejero Postigo Tuesday October 18:  Kevin McKenzie, Selma Selman Thursday October 20:  Annie Onyi Cheung, Francesco Gagliardi, Serge Olivier Fokoua Friday October 21:  Elizabeth Chitty, Mikiki, Sue Murad & Vera Koshkina Saturday October 22:  Doyon/Demers, Johannes Zits DAYTIME PROGRAMMING Various locations/times / FREE, all welcome Body Traps by Johannes Zits October 13–16 & October 18–20, 10am–5pm The Theatre Centre Café Daylighting Walks by Elizabeth Chitty October 13 & 15 @ 6:30pm October 16 @ 4pm Geary Lane Salt Walks: Two Movements by Randy Lee Cutler October 15 @ 4pm (High Park) October 16 @ 10:30am (Chinatown) To register on Eventbrite for the walks: http://7a-11d.ca/festival_artist/cutler-randy-lee/ Misplaced Women? By Tanja Ostojić October 16 @ 2pm OCADU Publication & Multiples Launch (all artists) Sunday October 16 @ 2:30pm OCADU Crash Pad by Cindy Baker October 20–22, 10am–4pm OCADU Anniversary Gallery 150 Blows by Adrian Stimson October 22, 11am–5pm OCADU Graduate Gallery PERFORMANCE ART DAILY Theatre Centre (TC) / OCADU (O) / 12:30pm / FREE Performance Art Daily is a lunchtime artist “talk show” series featuring discussions with and among many of the festival’s visiting artists and organizers. Find out more about the ideas and theories that drive performance and hear how performance is produced and presented in our connected international communities. The talks are recorded live and archived online.  Oct 14: Para-sites of performance (TC) Bartolomé Ferrando / Sue Murad Moderated by Francisco-Fernando Granados Oct 15: Migration and borders (O) Tanja Ostojić / Selma Selman Moderated by Bojana Videkanic Oct 16: Walking as performance practice/Performative walks (O) Elizabeth Chitty / Randy Lee Cutler Moderated by Margaret Dragu Oct 18: International performance art festivals/venues I (TC) Serge Olivier Fokoua / Graciela Ovejero Postigo Moderated by Johanna Householder Oct 19: Disabled bodies in performance (TC) Cindy Baker / Vanessa Dion Fletcher *ASL interpretation provided Oct 20: International performance art festivals/venues II (TC) Silvio De Garcia / Joseph Ravens Oct 21: Undisciplinarity (TC) Doyon/Demers Moderated by Paul Couillard Oct 22: Addressing cultural heritage through performance (O) Annie Onyi Cheung / Chun Hua Catherine Dong Moderated by Tanya Mars ABOUT 7a*11d 7a*11d was established in 1997 by a group of local performance artists and organizers, keen to create a forum for performance, live and action art in Toronto. Since then, Toronto has proven itself to be performance art-centric, and 7a*11d has continued to grow and offer audiences the best of contemporary performance art from around the world. 7a*11d is proud to work with festival presentation partners AGO (Toronto), Neutral Ground (Regina), Tangled Arts + Disbaility (Toronto), OCADU (Toronto) and the Theatre Center (Toronto). Thanks to our funders and supporters: Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Arts Council. The Toronto Performance Art Collective is: Golboo Amani, Shannon Cochrane, Paul Couillard, Francisco-Fernando Granados, Johanna Householder, Tanya Mars, Bojana Videkanic. Catalogue/poster design: Zab Design Festival Photographer: Henry Chan Festival Writers: Jessica Karuhanga, Michelle Lacombe www.7a-11d.ca Instagram: @7a11d Twitter: @7a11d Facebook: 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art

The festival’s main activities include evening events with multiple artists, off-site and in-situ walking and durational performance works, and Performance Art Daily, our ‘talk series’ featuring the artists of the festival engaging in lunchtime talks about performance ecologies, issues, and theory.

For artist bios and performance descriptions, please visit: www.7a-11d.ca

ARTISTS
Cindy BAKER (AB)
Kate BARRY (Toronto)
Annie Onyi CHEUNG (NS)
Elizabeth CHITTY (ON)
Randy Lee CUTLER (BC)
Silvio DE GRACIA (Argentina)
Chun Hua Catherine DONG (QC)
DOYON/DEMERS (QC)
Margaret DRAGU (BC)
Bartolomé FERRANDO (Spain)
Vanessa Dion FLETCHER (Toronto)
Serge Olivier FOKOUA (QC)
Francesco GAGLIARDI (Toronto)
Louise LILIEFELDT (Toronto)
Brianna MACLELLAN (Toronto)
Kevin MCKENZIE (SK)
MIKIKI (Toronto)
Sue MURAD with Vera KOSHKINA (USA)
Tanja OSTOJIĆ (Serbia)
Graciela Ovejero POSTIGO (Argentina)
Joseph RAVENS (USA)
Selma SELMAN (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Adrian STIMSON (AB)
Johannes ZITS (Toronto)


FESTIVAL VENUES
Geary Lane, 360 Geary Avenue
Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West
OCADU, 100 McCaul Street
OCADU Graduate Gallery, 205 Richmond Street West


EVENING PROGRAMMING
Geary Lane @ 7:30PM / PWYC (donation suggestion $10)

Thursday October 13:
Doyon/Demers, Bartolomé Ferrando, Vanessa Dion Fletcher
Friday October 14:
Silvio De Gracia, Chun Hua Catherine Dong, Joseph Ravens
Saturday October 15:
Kate Barry, Brianna MacLellan, Graciela Ovejero Postigo
Tuesday October 18: 
Kevin McKenzie, Selma Selman
Thursday October 20: 
Annie Onyi Cheung, Francesco Gagliardi, Serge Olivier Fokoua
Friday October 21: 
Elizabeth Chitty, Mikiki, Sue Murad & Vera Koshkina
Saturday October 22: 
Doyon/Demers, Johannes Zits


DAYTIME PROGRAMMING
Various locations/times / FREE, all welcome

Body Traps by Johannes Zits
October 13–16 & October 18–20, 10am–5pm
The Theatre Centre Café

Daylighting Walks by Elizabeth Chitty
October 13 & 15 @ 6:30pm
October 16 @ 4pm
Geary Lane

Salt Walks: Two Movements by Randy Lee Cutler
October 15 @ 4pm (High Park)
October 16 @ 10:30am (Chinatown)
To register on Eventbrite for the walks: http://7a-11d.ca/festival_artist/cutler-randy-lee/

Misplaced Women? By Tanja Ostojić
October 16 @ 2pm
OCADU

Publication & Multiples Launch (all artists)
Sunday October 16 @ 2:30pm
OCADU

Crash Pad by Cindy Baker
October 20–22, 10am–4pm
OCADU Anniversary Gallery

150 Blows by Adrian Stimson
October 22, 11am–5pm
OCADU Graduate Gallery


PERFORMANCE ART DAILY
Theatre Centre (TC) / OCADU (O) / 12:30pm / FREE

Performance Art Daily is a lunchtime artist “talk show” series featuring discussions with and among many of the festival’s visiting artists and organizers. Find out more about the ideas and theories that drive performance and hear how performance is produced and presented in our connected international communities. The talks are recorded live and archived online. 

Oct 14: Para-sites of performance (TC)
Bartolomé Ferrando / Sue Murad
Moderated by Francisco-Fernando Granados

Oct 15: Migration and borders (O)
Tanja Ostojić / Selma Selman
Moderated by Bojana Videkanic

Oct 16: Walking as performance practice/Performative walks (O)
Elizabeth Chitty / Randy Lee Cutler
Moderated by Margaret Dragu

Oct 18: International performance art festivals/venues I (TC)
Serge Olivier Fokoua / Graciela Ovejero Postigo
Moderated by Johanna Householder

Oct 19: Disabled bodies in performance (TC)
Cindy Baker / Vanessa Dion Fletcher
*ASL interpretation provided

Oct 20: International performance art festivals/venues II (TC)
Silvio De Garcia / Joseph Ravens

Oct 21: Undisciplinarity (TC)
Doyon/Demers
Moderated by Paul Couillard

Oct 22: Addressing cultural heritage through performance (O)
Annie Onyi Cheung / Chun Hua Catherine Dong
Moderated by Tanya Mars


ABOUT 7a*11d
7a*11d was established in 1997 by a group of local performance artists and organizers, keen to create a forum for performance, live and action art in Toronto. Since then, Toronto has proven itself to be performance art-centric, and 7a*11d has continued to grow and offer audiences the best of contemporary performance art from around the world. 7a*11d is proud to work with festival presentation partners AGO (Toronto), Neutral Ground (Regina), Tangled Arts + Disbaility (Toronto), OCADU (Toronto) and the Theatre Center (Toronto). Thanks to our funders and supporters: Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Arts Council.

The Toronto Performance Art Collective is: Golboo Amani, Shannon Cochrane, Paul Couillard, Francisco-Fernando Granados, Johanna Householder, Tanya Mars, Bojana Videkanic.

Catalogue/poster design: Zab Design
Festival Photographer: Henry Chan
Festival Writers: Jessica Karuhanga, Michelle Lacombe

www.7a-11d.ca
Instagram: @7a11d
Twitter: @7a11d
Facebook: 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art

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