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VERB WOMAN: mending

video VERB WOMAN: free mending I believe that mending is a form of healing. Repairing a hem can be the first step to mending a broken heart.   I sew sagging hems, patch torn sleeves, & search my button boxes for the perfect-sized button to fix a shirt. For every mending action, I sew a …

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M Dragu’s Musuem

Artist’s Statement, Featured Artist, Your Kontinent Film, Video & New Media Festival 2912, Cinevolution Media Arts, Richmond Cultural Building, Richmond, BC After a recent collaboration with artist Francisco-Fernando Granados, I wrote him and said: “You express my thoughts so well, like an echo from my heart.” He replied: “Barthes talks of ‘the joy of understanding …

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Review: Verb Frau

Back to Text | More on Verb Woman Review MULTI-PERSONAE DISORDER OF MADAME DRAGU & VERB-FRAU by Florian Feigl by Margaret Dragu Friday, 27 May 2011 at 10:42 Review Performer Stammtisch May, 9th Geschrieben von: Florian Feigl Dienstag, 10. Mai 2011 13:33   After kick off with events at Grimmuseum, Tachles, Glogauair and many more …

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What is Performance Art?

Back to Text WHAT IS PERFORMANCE ART? By Margaret Dragu All performance artists are repeatedly asked, “What is performance art?” The question is both a joy and an aggravation. A joyous opportunity to, once again, search for a savvy-ful description of what is so important to us. And an eye-rolling moment of “not again, how …

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Tiny Town

Back to Text THUMBNAIL SKETCHES FROM A TINY TOWN (A BLOG BY MARGARET DRAGU) “You should apply to Edmonton’s VISUALEYEZ festival,” suggested friends Paul Couillard (Toronto), Kirsten Forkert (Vancouver), and Tagny Duff (Montreal). When I was accepted, they were happy for me, assured me I would have a fabulous time, and also cautioned me it …

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