LIVE Biennial of Performance Art 2003

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Jamie McMurry, 'Barbed Wire'
Date:
2003-10-25
Genre:
performance art
Description:
'Barbed Wire' is McMurry's autobiographical performance that will challenge our perceptions and emotions. We witness him in states of physical danger as he performs defiant and dangerous activities that young boys specifically engage in. McMurray's work draws on his childhood...
LIVE Biennial of Performance Art 2003 Promotion and Publicity
Date:
2003-10-18-2003-11-29
Description:
This collection contains objects of general relevance to the LIVE Biennial of Performance Art 2003, including promotional materials, listings, and articles.
Judith Price and John Boehme, 'The Performance Evaluation Review'
Date:
2003-11-09
Genre:
performance art
Description:
Two performances occurred simultaneously in adjoining rooms. Each performance reflects the disparate bodies of work that the two artists pursue separately. When they interface with each other (either purposefully or accidentally) a third performance will begin. This exploration occurs with the use...
Radix Theatre, 'Half-a-Tank'
Date:
2003-11-22
Genre:
performance art
Description:
Part drive-in theatre, part live radio show, 'Half-a-Tank' took place in a large parking lot at 1st Avenue and Ontario Street, where audience members, seated inside their cars, parked in a large circle facing inward. Inside the circle, a solitary car rotated endlessly without a driver....
Rebecca Belmore, 'A Simple Truth'
Date:
2003-11-17
Genre:
performance art
Description:
In A Simple Truth, Belmore discusses her process of creating work through a narrative involving her connection to the suicide of a student with whom she worked with during a residency. During the performance, she lies down while being surrounded by glasses with candles lit inside that are carried...
Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, 'The Wandering Libido'
Date:
2003-11-24
Genre:
performance art
Description:
The hole of the female genital organs may appear in another part of the body, the penis as a stiffness or as a piece of wood somewhere else. The artist takes on the role of patient and survivor of psychaitry, and attempts to convey the experience of sexuality while under Haldol, which can relocate...
Alastair MacLennan, 'Rove Over'
Date:
2003-11-27
Contributors:
Alastair MacLennan (Performer)
Genre:
performance art
Description:
Alastair MacLennan is knowns for long durational performances with concerns of ethic, religious/political bigotry, tolerance, social improvement, death, mutation, and transformation. His performance for LIVE 2003, Rove Over, was part of Black Market International.
Léa Donnan, Rebecca Belmore, and Hester Reeve, 'Chiasma'
Date:
2003-11-20-2003-11-22
Genre:
performance art
Description:
A three-day online performance exchange between Sydney, Australia, Vancouver, Canada, and Lancaster, UK. Chiasma presented live streams of Léa Donnan's Adult Female, Rebecca Belmore's Tent City, and Hester Reeve's The British Umpire to audiences at Imperial Slacks, grunt gallery, and...
Ken Gregory, 'How to Predict the Weather Using a Pig Spleen'
Date:
2003-11-15
Genre:
performance art
Description:
Select works from Gregory's series How to Predict the Weather Using a Pig Spleen were presented at Video In. For the month of November the studio was turned into a four week long working space as Gregory reworked technical elements of this series and incorporated current ideas.
André Stitt, 'White Trash'
Date:
2003-11-14-2003-12-06
Genre:
art exhibitions
Description:
Since the early 1980s Stitt has collected photo snapshots of people and places in his adopted community in London and wherever he traveled making performances. As such these images function as a connection with a moment, a memory; as cultural artifacts and signifiers of events. The photos are...
Alistair MacLennan, Boris Nieslony, Roi Vaara, and Irene Loughlin, 'Trauma and Endurance'
Date:
2003-11-23
Genre:
discussions (events)
Description:
The final Sunday panel at grunt gallery of LIVE 2003, Trauma and Endurance engaged panelists and the audience in a discussion of laden performance: durational works addressing heavy topics, and their effect on perfomers. MacLennan, Nieslony, and Vaara are all members of Black Market International,...
Rodney Graham Band, 'Closing Reception'
Date:
2003-11-29
Genre:
music
Description:
For the closing reception of LIVE 2003, the Rodney Graham Band performed at The Drink in Vancouver. Rodney Graham is one of Canada's leading international artists. His work in every medium can be traced to a performance art sensibility. His interests also lie in music, especially rock n'...

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