PERF | PERFORMANCE ART MONTH
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SCHEDULE: October 4 to 28, 2017
OPEN HOURS: From 7PM to midnight
ADDRESS: AXENÉO7 — La Filature, 80, Hanson Street, Gatineau
Action Indirecte (Montreal)
Aymara Alvarado (Gatineau)
Jean Jacques Etame (Yaounde)
Serge Olivier Fokoua (Gatineau)
Emmanuelle Gibello (Paris)
Geneviève et Matthieu (Rouyn-Noranda)
Hazel Meyer (Toronto)
Matt Miwa (Ottawa)
Nicolas Rivard — La fatigue culturelle (Montreal)
Raeda Saadeh (Jerusalem)
Jonathan Sitthiphonh (Bourges)
AXENÉO7 is proud to present the first edition of PERF, an annual performance art event. Artists from Cameroon, Canada, France and Palestine will congregate in the Gatineau region to showcase some of the world’s most provocative and engaging live work.
Local talents Aymara Alvarado (Gatineau) and Matt Miwa (Ottawa) will join internationally acclaimed performers Raeda Saadeh(Jerusalem, Palestine) and Jean Jacques Etame(Yaoundé, Cameroon) for a performance art event like never before seen in the National Capital region.
Special events include the launch of Desire Change: Contemporary Feminist Art in Canada and a intervention by Nicolas Rivard —La fatigue culturelle (Montreal).
Partners: Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, Canada Council for the Arts, City of Gatineau, LIVE Biennial, MAWA (Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art), RAVY (Les Rencontres d’Arts Visuels de Yaoundé), Centre de production DAÏMÔN and Galerie UQO.
Wednesday October 4 at 7PM
Opening of exhibition Muscle Panic by Hazel Meyer and performances by Emmanuelle Gibello, Matt Miwa, Nicolas Rivard and Jonathan Sitthiphonh
Food prepared by Chloé Berlanga and music by DJ Rodrigo Medrano
Performances — Aymara Alvarado & Raeda Saadeh
Friday, October 13 at 7PM
Performances — Hazel Meyer
Friday, October 20 at 7PM
Performances — Action Indirecte
In collaboration with MACL
Thursday, October 26 at 7PM
Performances — Serge Olivier Fokoua & Geneviève et Matthieu
In collaboration with Galerie UQO