Stories From The Edge

Stories From The Edge
Dates: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 2:30 pm to Saturday, October 3, 2015, 10:00 pm

Stories from the EdgeSept 30 - Oct 3, 2015
Stories from the Edge showcases internationally renowned artists as part of a series of events that explore performance art and its relationship to identity, storytelling, theatre, activism, politics, and archives.
 
Native American visual and performance artist James Luna, in collaboration with Gwich’in artist Jeneen Frei Njootli, will present a powerful new work Ishi: The Archive Performance. James will also give an artist lecture at Camosun College.
 
La Pocha Nostra troupe members Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Saul Garcia Lopez, and Jessica Balitrónica will present two Psycho-Magic performance actions The Mexican God of Corn and The Shooting Gallery. Guillermo Gómez-Peña will also give an artist lecture at UVic.
 
And, a special performance action by Willem Wilhelmus.
 
Amy Malbeuf will perform Ravel and then participate in RED WORDS: Conversation on Indigenous Performance with James Luna and Amy Malbeuf, facilitated by Chris Creighton-Kelly. 
Details below.
Schedule of Events:
 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
2:30 PM - Artist Talk, James Luna
Location: Room 216, Young Building, Camosun College, Landsdowne Campus
• Free and open to the public
https://www.facebook.com/events/1052585264775784/
 
8:00 PM - Orion Lecture, Guillermo Gómez Peña
Location: Room A162, Visual Arts Building, University of Victoria
• Free and open to the public
https://finearts.uvic.ca/visualarts/events/visitingartists/
 
Thursday, October 1, 2015
1:00-8:00 PM - Performance Art Workshop, led by Guillermo Gómez Peña & Saul Garcia Lopez
Location: Open Space, 510 Fort Street, 2nd floor
• Register: 250-383-8833, limited to 16 participants 
 
Friday, October 2, 2015
7:30 PM - Stories from the Edge evening of performance, featuring:
James Luna and Jeneen Frei Njootli - Ishi: The Archive Performance
Guillermo Gómez Peña, Saul Garcia Lopez, Jessica Balitrónica - The Mexican God of Corn and The Shooting Gallery
And, a special performance action by Willem Wilhelmus.
Location: Metro Studio Theatre (175 seats) , 1411 Quadra Street, Victoria, BC
• Tickets: $20 advance/door contact 250-383-8833 for more information on purchasing tickets
Doors open at 7:00 PM
 
Saturday, October 3, 2015
12:00 PM - Open Actions Monthly
Location: TBD
 
1:30 PM - Ravel, performance by Métis artist Amy Malbeuf
Location: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (front lawn)
 
2:00–4:00 PM - Red Words: A Conversation on Indigenous Performance, with James Luna and Amy Malbeuf, facilitated by Chris Creighton-Kelly.
Hosted by Aboriginal Curator in Residence, France Trépanier in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.
Location: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss St, Victoria, BC 
• Free and open to the public
https://www.facebook.com/events/697881393645788/