Performances

Presenting the Inkling Enacted Artist Spotlight series

Introducing the Inkling Enacted Project Spotlight series! Inkling Enacted is a festival of new performance and works-in-progress. Originally set to take place in the Spring of 2020, and postponed due to COVID-19, Inkling Enacted follows a suite of creative projects: the Inkling Incubator, Inkling Symposium, and Inkling of Appreciation.

At its root, Inkling asks: What arises when Deaf, disabled, hearing, and enabled artists collaborate at the ‘inkling’ phase of a creative project and experiment with creative problem solving? Over the summer and fall,

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An image of 2 people walking together. The figure on the left has short hair, white skin, and is wearing a hoodie, jeans, and sunglasses; she holds a white cane in front of her, and she clasps the elbow of her walking companion. The figure on the right, providing sighted guide, has curly hair, brown skin, and is also wearing jeans and a hoodie. A cityscape stencil arches around them in bright yellow. In the navy blue background, there is a faint indigo outline of a map of a Toronto neighbourhood. Behind the figures, there is a sky blue stencil collage of people and objects found in the neighbourhood including Victorian houses, a basketball hoop, intersection lights, a hawk flying, a person sitting on a bench, lilies, clouds, a person travelling in a power chair, dogs, and mailboxes.

Opening tonight! May I Take Your Arm?

If we walk together, does the way we ‘see’ our neighbourhood change?

In a downtown Toronto neighbourhood, blind artist Alex Bulmer takes the arm of community members. Together, they walk, listen, and share stories of place. Experience their journeys through this multidimensional portrait that considers the past, illuminates the present, and evokes possible futures.

Red Dress Productions presents

May I Take Your Arm?

A multidisciplinary, sound immersive piece integrating walking, art, storytelling, and tactile installation.

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Drift Seeds trailer – April 26, 2017

Video description: the camera pans over a clothesline on a sunny and breezy day. Behind the clothesline is a wooden fence. Fixed to the line with wooden clothespins are off-white fabric pieces, cut in large triangles. They are all printed and swaying in the wind with various bird and plant prints in earthy green, yellow, and copper colors.

The audio voiceover subtitles and runs across the screen with the following text: (choir director speaks during first rehearsal) “The song is by composers Spy Denhomme-Welch and Catherine Magowan –

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