May 9–11, 2013 / Performance Works, Granville Island

Brief Encounters 19 brought more unexpected pairings…everything from a lawyer and a comedian, to a playwright and a taiko drummer, to media artist Sammy Chien and songwriter Tariq Hussain (shown below).

Artist Pairs:
Carolyn Chan (Butoh Dancer) + Nita Bowerman (Performance Artist)
Danielle Lemon (Entertainment Lawyer)  + Wes Borg (Comedian)
France Perras (Actress) + Thomas Anfield (Painter)
Sammy Chien (Media Artist) + Tariq Hussain (Songwriter)
David Bloom (Playwright) + Eileen Kage (Taiko Drummer)

Guest Programmer: Riel Hahn

Videographer: Flick Harrison