Photography by Katie Yealland, February 2015
Thanks Dawson City!
January 21, 2015: Day 7
Delayed for a day….but all okay!
Adrien helps our new travelling companions after sheer ice forces them off road
Adrien, Tristan and “Huey” only made it 100 km today before icy rain made the roads too treacherous to continue. We backtracked to the “Rancheria” motel after our new travelling companions Sunny and Jag slid off the road and ended up in snow bank. It happened right after we had spun out on the ice,
January 20, 2015: Day 6
Tristan and Adrien left Muncho Lake in “Huey” this morning and headed for the Liard Hot Springs. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it….
We are now in Watson Lake, Yukon spending the night at the Dragon’s Den Motel.
January 19, 2015: Day 5
Adrien and Tristan left Fort St John, British Columbia at 9:00 a.m. as the sun rose, and drove northwest on the Alaskan Highway past Wonowon (at mile One-Oh-One of Alaskan Highway), Pink Mountain, and Fort Nelson.
We drove through the northern Rockies taking inadequate pictures of the breathtaking mountain ranges, and shaky,
Tour Day 4: January 18, 2015: After spending the night in West Edmonton, Tristan and Adrien continued their journey to the Yukon. In ‘Huey’, our trusty miniature U-haul, we travelled through the Alberta foothills to Northern British Columbia passing through such places as Grande Prairie and Dawson Creek. On the way we saw two moose and lots of beautiful landscape. We are now officially on the Alaskan Highway, and spending the night in Fort St. John.
Moynan’s panoramic shot taken while setting up for trace in Regina
Day 2: Regina: January 16
We were at the Artesian Arts Company in Regina early to start setting up for trace. What a beautiful space this is – thanks to Todd and Andrew for all of their help, in particular for receiving our very heavy road cases early and loading them into the theatre (and thanks to the Regina passersby who voluntarily stopped to help them with this challenge –… Read more trace – Day 2 and 3
Today, trace co-creators Tristan R. Whiston and Moynan King, and technical artist Adrien Whan were in Regina, Saskatchewan on the first leg of the trans Canada tour of this performance and interactive installation. Today, we were warmly welcomed to the University of Regina where we spoke with arts education students in Spy Denomme-Welch’s theatre class.
Happy New Year!
Red Dress Productions has a busy winter ahead with ongoing Promise in the Park workshops, a trans Canada tour of trace and the development of a new public artwork in partnership with Friends of the PanAm Path, Arts Etobicoke, and Amnesty International. Here is what our schedule is looking like so far…
- Monday, January 5, 2015, 6 – 8 p.m. — Promise in the Park workshop — Sherbourne Health Centre, SOY Monday Night Drop-in,
Red Dress Productions is proud to present
the 2015 trans Canada tour of:
a performance and an interactive installation
one man. many voices.
created by Tristan R. Whiston and Moynan King
JANUARY 16, 2015 at 7:30 pm
Artesian, 2627 13th Avenue
Co-presented by Queer City Cinema
JANUARY 24, 2015
(s)hiver: one long night of art & light
Odd Fellows Hall, 902 Second Avenue
Co-presented by Klondike Institute of Art and Culture
JANUARY 31, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.… Read more trace: Dawson City, Whitehorse, Yellowknife, Montreal