Tableau Vivant: Eaton’s Catalogue 1976

Tableau Vivant: Eaton’s Catalogue 1976

Those of us whom was raised in united states into the 1960s and 70s lacked art, Bible tales, and history as universal sources. The tome that shaped our values most tangibly ended up being the emporium catalogue, a wish guide of that which we may have and whom we’re able to be when we started using it. Gender had been demonstrably defined, battle had been single, and course had been center. In this performance we make use of the tableau type to enact a typical page through the Eaton’s catalogue, the most-read guide of our Canadian youth. We now have paired women’s formals (a appearance we now have had difficulty effectively fitting into) with restroom plumbing work to invoke the endless bounty, cleanliness and hope that the catalogue implied. Three ladies stay in vacant stillness, water streaming through the spouts at their breasts.

Duration: The 15 moment performance is duplicated twice one hour

First performed: March 1998, Hallwalls Centre for modern Art, Buffalo, ny. Afterwards done at Counterposes, Montreal, curated by Jennifer Fisher and Jim Drobnick.

Astroart area Corps

Commanders Dempsey and Millan are getting ready to enter space that is deep to build up revisionist stellar cartography and explore the resistant nature of anti-matter.

First performed: September 2014, Los Angeles Nuit Blanche, Calgary, Alberta

Photos by Lindsey Bond

Big Wig

The revolting while the revolutionary, the reviled as well as the revered are united by locks in this right time travelling sing-along.


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