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VERB FRAU TV Season 5: Episode 5 with Paul Couillard

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Paul Couillard discusses the pros/cons of the festival/biennale format and why he is drawn towards and committed to creating durational performances.

VERB FRAU TV Season 5: The 7a*11d Festival of Performance Art (2016) was created by the following artists:

Technical Assistance and Camera: Golboo Amani
Second Camera: Manolo Lugo, Sarah Sheard
Editing: Moira Simpson, Sarah Sheard, Jade Chen, Margaret Dragu

Theme Song: “Return of the Lemming Shepherds”
Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons:
By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Extro Music: Sarah Sheard

7a*11d Collective
DWI (Dragu Worker International)
VIVO

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Paul Couillard discusses the pros/cons of the festival/biennale format and why he is drawn towards and committed to creating durational performances.

VERB FRAU TV Season 5: The 7a*11d Festival of Performance Art (2016) was created by the following artists:

Technical Assistance and Camera: Golboo Amani
Second Camera: Manolo Lugo, Sarah Sheard
Editing: Moira Simpson, Sarah Sheard, Jade Chen, Margaret Dragu

Theme Song: “Return of the Lemming Shepherds”
Exzel Music Publishing (freemusicpublicdomain.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons:
By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Extro Music: Sarah Sheard

7a*11d Collective
DWI (Dragu Worker International)
VIVO

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Paul Couillard is a performance artist, curator, and teacher. He has created more than 200 solo and collaborative performance works in 23 countries, often working with his partner Ed Johnson. He was the Performance Art Curator for Fado from its inception in 1993 until 2007, and is a founding co-curator of Toronto's 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art. He is the editor of Fado’s Canadian Performance Art Legends, a series of books on senior Canadian performance artists, including La Dragu: the Living Art of Margaret Dragu (2002), Ironic to Iconic: the Performance Works of Tanya Mars (2008) and Alain-Martin Richard: Performances, manœuvres et autres hypothèses de disparition / Performances, Manoeuvres and Other Hypotheses for Disappearing (co-edited with French editor Alexandra Liva, co-published with Sagamie édition d'art and Les Causes perdues in©, 2014). Couillard has been a lecturer at McMaster University and the University of Toronto Scarborough, and is a doctoral candidate in the York/Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture.

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Margaret Dragu aka Verb Woman, aka Lady Justice, is a renowned interdisciplinary performance artist living and working in Vancouver. She returns to NSL&G to present material from her ongoing How To Be Old How To Guide series, taking on thoughts and issues to do with aging, culture and society. 3 videos will be screened: Get Devices, Get Rolling and Get Group-y.

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