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LADY JUSTICE: pillowbook

Bain-Ste-Michel, SEXE!ARTE!ACTION! events curated by Eric Letourneau for VIVA ! Performance Art Festival, Montreal, Quebec LADY JUSTICE channeled the spirit of Mary Magdalene for a performance about AIDS/HIV, fear and intimacy; employing ice and cleansing rituals with video projection of her bed-ins with artists from The Dirty Show at NAC in St. Catharines, Ontario. photos: Guy L’Hereux

NUESTRA SENORA DEL PAN: rising (Montreal)

curated by Aiyanna Maracle/Tagny Duff, Mois de la Performance, Powerhouse La Centrale, Montreal, Que Dragu’s month long durational performances celebrated the peasant with daily bread making and public feeding in a high tech urban landscape while exploring notions of generosity, charity and equality. The final evening performance  combined bread, flags, prostitution and Leonard Cohen while …

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LADY JUSTICE: goes buzz buzz

VIDEO [click here] Curated by Glenn Alteen for Hive 2 Festival, Vancouver, BC 3-hour weeping durational performance about revenge, tolerance, justice and celebrity-as-shaman with Jeremy Todd as Fernando del Rey. photos by Merle Addison

VERB WOMAN: the wall is in my head/a dance of forgetting

Dragu’s first solo exhibition included 2 channel video installation, repertoire cinema, and interactive archive/research web stations; curated by Nan Capogna for Richmond Art Gallery, Exploring conflict and forgetting within public and private contexts, Dragu’s lens focuses on footage from Berlin and Belfast as well as documentation from her 2009-2011 performances of VERB WOMAN: a dance of …

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VERB WOMAN: spatial profiling for Mayworks

VIDEO [click here] Video simulcast and live performance by Dragu and Francisco-Fernando Granados who borrowed Dragu’s original performance gesture from a photo he saw in an art magazine of Dragu’s 1999 performance EINE KLEIN NACHT RADIO. For four years, Francisco performed Spatial Profiling as a site-specific durational drawing aktion and finally the two artists re-untied …

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