Latitude 53 presents Visualeyez 2017, the seventeenth edition of Canada's annual festival of performance art, from September 26–October 1, exploring the theme of awkwardness

The Flight of the Animator (2)

Posted by Cian Cruise on September 25th, 2015

My laptop’s charging in the AC stand and my cell phone’s daisy chained to the USB port, both hungry for power after a week of labour. A BBQ pork steamed bao works its way down my gullet. People mill about the airport, wandering from gate to gate, towing children or luggage or time. I just said goodbye to Guadalupe and Luciana, who’re heading back to Van city for the Live Biennale. The other artists have already left, their homes spread across the wide expanse of this nation. My flight’s in an hour or so. All of a sudden the festival’s over, I can feel it in my bones.

Breakfast Symposium - photo by Mathieu Léger

Breakfast Symposium – photo by Mathieu Léger

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Steven Girard: In Progress of Becoming Meaningless

Posted by Cian Cruise on September 19th, 2015

Steven Girard, before the performance - photo by Mathieu Léger

Steven Girard, before the performance – photo by Mathieu Léger

The actions in Steven Girard‘s In Progress of Becoming Meaningless are asymptotes — (more…)

Introducing: Steven Girard

Posted by Sara CS on September 12th, 2015

Steven Girard will be performing on Thursday evening at Latitude 53, during our special Visualeyez patio night. We’ll be serving drinks on the patio one more time before winter while he performs inside the gallery.

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Currently doing his MFA at UQAM (Université du Québec à Montréal), Steven Girard seeks to challenge the notion of the public self through the artistic technique of “dis-identification”. Find out more about Steven and his work here.