Category: Performance

Dances For Elsewhere (2017)

A choreography across a colonial border, time, and geography, Dances For Elsewhere is a Skype collaboration between Alexa Mardon and Raha Behnam. Working long distance under precarious conditions: financially as an independent artist, and ancontinue reading…

Our Present Dance Histories (2017)

  Our Present Dance Histories, or, Dance Histories Project, or, Vancouver Dance: an incomplete history of the present – Part 1 is a collaborative work between Alexa Mardon, Justine A. Chambers and Peter Dickinson, withcontinue reading…

Slip(page) (2016)

Slip(page) is an installation, a choreography and a publication. Slip(page) attempts to live co-author the choreographies unfolding cellularly, between bodies, civically, and on the internet. Slip(page) was most recently presented as a part of thecontinue reading…

Valuation Score (2017)

In this two-part score, the dancers first use their bodies as tools for appraisal, doing instantaneous physical research in order to re-tell the history of art objects back to the audience. Later, the dancers co-authorcontinue reading…

Dance Hole

We see a dance-shaped hole in discourse around modes of working, communicating, politicizing, and the potential for change. Our goal is to build an online space where we filter bigger picture issues through the lenscontinue reading…

New Beginnings (2017)

New Beginnings is a work-in-progress collaboration between Erika Mitsuhashi and Alexa Mardon. Part sales pitch, part bad TedTalk and part personal archive, the piece is inspired by string theory, the infinite possibilities of the selfcontinue reading…

Le Claque (2015)

Is it possible to be sincere, critical, subversive, and disruptive simultaneously? Is it possible to have genuine enthusiasm for the work we do as artists, while recognizing we have a long way to go beforecontinue reading…

An Exact Vertigo (2015 + 2016)

An Exact Vertigo finished its second annual series in April 2016. A month-long festival/workshop + speaker series/residency, an Exact Vertigo is an invitation to Vancouver’s contemporary dance and contemporary art communities to engage in criticalcontinue reading…