Born 1951. Willem Wilhelmus is a helsinki based dutch performance artist and created over 40 performances in Finland, France, Germany, Estonia, Quebec, Indonesia, Sweden and Spain. 

Saul Garcia-Lopez is a performance artist, radical director and a PhD candidate in Theatre and Performance Studies.

Guillermo Gómez-Peña is a performance artist, writer, activist, radical pedagogue and artistic director of the performance troupe La Pocha Nostra. Born in Mexico City, he moved to the US in 1978.

Jeneen Frei Njootli is a Gwich’in artist and a founding member of the ReMatriate collective. In 2012, she graduated from Emily Carr University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts after working as a Curatorial Assistant for Rita Wong’s Downstream: Reimagining Water project.


Officially Bilingual/Officiellement bilingue 2

Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 2:30 pm to Saturday, March 1, 2014, 10:00 pm

Echenberg and Thomas performances: Friday, February 28, 2014, at 8:00 p.m.
Babin and Zapf performances: Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 8:00 p.m.
Rachel Echenberg artist's talk: Wednesday, February 26, 2:30 p.m., Camosun College, Lansdowne Campus, Young Building Room 216 
Rachel Echenberg and Sylvette Babin, two of Quebec’s acclaimed performance artists, join local artists Serina Zapf and Will Thomas for Officially Bilingual, a weekend of performance art—a particular visual art practice, distinct from theatre or dance.

Carmen Aguirre is a Vancouver-based theatre artist who has worked extensively in North and South America. She has written and co-written twenty-one plays, includingChile Con CarneThe TriggerThe Refugee Hotel, and Blue Box.


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