5R-g | Photo exhibit: Daniel Paquet. Sunday, May 12th - Thursday, May 16th in the Fifth Parallel Gallery: 12pm - 5pm, 7pm - 9:30pm.
Untitled Peter Tripp Project | Open Studio: Johanna Bundon, Jayden Pfeifer and Lee Henderson. Tuesday, May 14th - Thursday, May 16th at 12pm - 1pm in ED 242, the Sound Lab, University of Regina.
A Third Skin Unites Us | Blair Fornwald and Sandee Moore. Wednesday, May 15th at 9:30pm in The Fifth Parallel Gallery.
self, past, other, present | Performance Installation: Edie Skeard with Jeff Morton. Thursday, May 16th at (approx) 7:30pm, 8:30pm, 9:30pm in the Fifth Parallel Gallery.
Photo Exhibit: Daniel Paquet
As part of the 'Stream of Dance Festival', I am proud to present the exhibition '5R-g' Dans le cadre de « Stream of Dance Festival », je suis fier de présenter l'exposition « 5R-g » Photographer in residence with 'New Dance Horizon' for 5 years, I photographed all performances created by the company 'Rouge-gorge'. From thousands of photographs taken, twelve were selected and shot in large format for public display. May 12–16, at The Fifth Parallel Gallery.
Photographe en résidence avec « New Dance Horizon » depuis 5 ans, j'ai photographié toutes les performances créées par la compagnie « Rouge-gorge ». Des milliers de photographies prises, douze ont été sélectionnées et tirées en grand format pour être exposées au public. Du 12 au 16 mai, à la galerie The Fifth Parallel.
Originally from Quebec City, Daniel Paquet is an active photographer in Saskatchewan. He works mainly in portraits and landscapes. He explores the nuances between image and reality while maintaining their simplicity and aesthetic.
The portrait takes an essential place in his creations. He is currently working on a long process creation entitled “the box” which involve an intimate creation of portraits. This setup also helps in linking all the portraits together in a coherent collection.
His development of the portrait thematic includes shooting live events on stage and backstage. He regularly photographs musical and dance events. In 2015, he became the Photographer in residence with New Dance Horizon and the photographer for the Regina Symphony Orchestra.
Daniel Paquet's works with landscape take the form of human geography exploration. He does street photography as well as nature landscape. He photographed many varied locations such as Uranium City, Roche Percée, London and Nazareth.
His work has been exposed on many occasion in both Saskatchewan and Québec. Over the years, his photographs have been published in several publications and new media platforms. He has photographed many artists for their promotional material and CDs. Additionally, many of his photographs have illustrated tourist guides and campaigns.
Daniel Paquet studied computer science at Université Laval. He has worked on web and multimedia since 1995, when he initiated the first online press conference in Canada for Amnesty International. Since, he has lead the technical and graphic development of more than 150 web projects. He is regularly invited to publish short texts in La Presse.
Untitled Peter Tripp Project
Open Studio: Johanna Bundon, Jayden Pfeifer, and Lee Henderson.
'Johanna Bundon, Jayden Pfeifer, and Lee Henderson's durational performance-installation incorporates movement, voice, custom electronics, and image. Pulling from the mythology of American midcentury DJ Peter Tripp's insomnia experiment and publicity stunt, the trio explore mediated presence, physical absence, endurance, telephony and broadcast media.'
Johanna Bundon is an independent artist whose practice includes dance and theatre performance, choreography, and teaching. She is a 2005 graduate of LADMMI (Les Atelier de Danse Moderne de Montreal), a 2008 graduate of the Globe Theatre’s Actor Conservatory, and holds a BA is Arts & Culture from the University of Regina. Currently, Johanna is an Artistic Associate of Curtain Razors Theatre. As a choreographer, New Dance Horizons, Globe Theatre’s Sandbox Series, the National Arts Centre’s Prairie Scene Festival, and the Prairie Dance Circuit have presented her work. Her choreography has also featured in numerous Globe Theatre productions since 2006. Johanna frequently teaches dance and movement practices through New Dance Horizons Dance Core, as a faculty member of the Globe Theatre’s Actor Conservatory, and as the 2017 director of Globe’s Start Up training for emerging artists. Johanna is currently a 3rdyear student of the San Diego Feldenkrais Professional Training Program.
Jayden Pfeifer is a Regina-based artist whose work in improvisation and theatre, as creator and performer, has spanned the last 20 years. His monthly comedy variety show, Red Hot Riot with Jayden Pfeifer, ran for seven seasons in Regina, and he has hosted the monthly comedy show TALKIES at the RPL Film Theatre for the past five years. Jayden holds a BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Regina (2003), and an MFA in Interdisciplinary Studies (2017), specializing in Improvisation and Ensemble Facilitation. Jayden is an Associate Artist for Curtain Razors Theatre, and has appeared in Curtain Razors' recent productions Live Duet(2016), Bad Blood(2017), and Carmen Angel(2018).
Lee Henderson (1979~) is a contemporary artist whose practice includes video, photography, installation, sculpture, performance, and text. Henderson has studied art in Canada and Germany, holding a BFA from the Alberta College of Art and Design (2003) and an MFA from the University of Regina (2005). He shows regularly across Canada, and occasionally in Los Angeles, Washington, Chicago, Naples, and Berlin; notable recent venues include The Phillips Collection at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, the Magenta Festival Boston, and The Zero Film Festival (USA); The Dunlop Art Gallery, The Mendel Art Gallery, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, Nuit Blanche Edmonton, and YYZ Artists' Outlet (Canada); and kunstraum tapir, Berlin (Germany). Henderson’s work can be found in private and public collections including the Mendel Art Gallery/Remai Modern, the University of Regina President’s Collection, and The Center for Fine Art Photography USA. He currently teaches art and media in Toronto at Ryerson and OCAD Universities.
A Third Skin Unites Us
Live Performance: Blair Fornwald and Sandee Moore.
Fornwald & Moore enact the risk and trust inherent in caring relationships. Drawing on Marcel Duchamp’s notion of the infrathin, an imperceptible separation or difference between two things, and Roland Barthes’ observation that separation is also a bond, the artists physicalize their bond through prickly, sticky and ephemeral materials.
Sandee Moore proposes to animate social relationships through personal exchange via artwork in media such as performance, video, installation, and interactive electronic sculpture. Moore has screened and exhibited across Canada (including The Surrey Art Gallery, The Art Gallery of Alberta, Plug In ICA, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, The Dalhousie Art Gallery, The Blackwood Gallery, and The Dunlop Art Gallery) and in Japan.
Blair Fornwald is an interdisciplinary artist based in Regina, SK, Treaty Four Territory, where she is Dunlop Art Gallery and RPL Film Theatre’s Curator of Moving Image and Performance. Fornwald holds a BFA from the University of Regina and an MFA from Western University. Her curatorial, visual, and performance art practices are united by a collaborative impulse and interests in the aesthetics of failure, the expression of vulnerability, and the use of humour to confront difficult truths. She has presented work across Canada, the United States, and in Germany.
self, past, other, present
Performance Installation: Edie Skeard with Jeff Morton
This piece explores the tedium of the task, the passing of time, and the vulnerability of self. Edith Skeard and Jeff Morton work together to create an environment using sound and action.
Edith Skeard is an emerging visual artist and musician from Regina, Saskatchewan. Her work has been exhibited in Canada, the US, and Europe. She works in multiple mediums including print media, painting, drawing, performance, and installation. She recently worked as the Programming Coordinator for Articulate Ink Press and as the Curator for the Hague Gallery, both in Regina, Sk. Skeard currently works as the Preparator and Guest Curator at the Godfrey Dean Art Gallery and as a freelance commercial Preparator. She received her BFA in Visual Art and her BA in Philosophy at the University of Regina. Her work deals with alienation, metaphysics, and the imagination. She is interested in creating immersive spaces and experiences which facilitate curiosity through isolation.
Jeff Morton is a composer, musician, and media artist whose projects are playful, experimental explorations of sound, sound-making, communication, and compositional processes using found and musical objects or materials. In performance, composition, and installation, his work has been presented by ensembles and in galleries and festivals across Canada and internationally.
In the past year, Jeff Morton performed new music for trumpet and toy keyboard in Edmonton and Saskatoon; presented a sound workshop and an anti-folk music ensemble performance at the Museum of English Rural Life, in Reading, UK; played experimental country music in Saskatoon and Regina a duo called Lost in Transcription; and performed alongside sound artist Ellen Moffat, as part of her exhibition Small Sonorities at the Remai Modern.
As an arts professional Jeff is the Administrative Consultant for TRACE Canada Netherlands 2020; Managing Director of Holophon Audio Arts Inc., Newsletter Editor for CARFAC Sask, and independent consultant to artists and arts organizations. Jeff has worked for a number of galleries and artist run centres in Canada, and he was a Program Officer in the Music Section at the Canada Council for the Arts between from 2012-2017.
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