Roadside Attractions: From A to B and Back Again
Solo exhibition at PAVED Arts in Saskatoon, SK, August 2010.

For the last three years I've been exploring a traveling performance called Roadside Attractions. Asking questions such as: How do you show a transitional space? Where are the interstices between leaving and arriving? What are our strategies for getting there? Roadside Attractions is an unconventional travelogue that is more interested in the journey and the acclimatization, than in the final, definitive destination.

Having brought this process of site-specific performance for the camera to several cities and towns in Canada and abroad, an installation of video projection, single channel video and photo portrays the culmination of this series of meditative micro-interventions carried out since 2008. Focusing on the parallels between performance and travel, and on a potentially destabilized relationship to place, this exploration of transitional space examines comprehensive states of "performative consciousness," investing a performative presence within multiple locations, while addressing notions of connectedness, (dis)orientation, abandon, and transformation.
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