Volume 21: Artist Pairs

Posted on Apr 25, 2014

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Let the creation process begin! The organizers of Brief Encounters 21 have just revealed the pairings for the next edition of the popular series, thus beginning two weeks of whirlwind artistic exploration and experimentation for the ten collaborators.

As with the twenty previous Volumes, the ten artists, representing an array of genres including beverage alchemy, puppetry and visual art, receive only two weeks to create their interdisciplinary mash-ups. The outcomes from their efforts will premiere at Brief Encounters 21.

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Artist Pairs:

Laiwan (Visual Artist) +
Georgina Beaty (Theatre Artist)

David Newberry (Singer/Songwriter) +
Nyla Carpentier (Powwow Dancer)

Madhushani Ramaraju (Spoken Word Artist) +
Ralph Escamillan (Contemporary Dance Artist)

Taylor Partel (Beverage Alchemist) +
Marguerite Witvoet (Composer)

Floyd VB (Slam Poet) +
Shizuka Kai (Puppeteer)

Guest Programmer: David Bloom
Host: Riel Hahn

Brief Encounters 21 runs May 8-10 at Guilt & Co (1 Alexander Street, Gastown, Vancouver). Doors open at 7:00pm; the show begins at 7:30pm. Tickets are $20-$35.

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please note…this is a 19+ event