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Seeking 3 South East Asian actors age 55-75.

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The artists Amy Lam and Jon McCurley are looking for 3 South East Asian actors who will be paid $300/each for 1 day of work (5 hours) on Sunday, October 7 and to attend one planning session prior to the Sunday. No formal training is required.

The actors will be participating in an art project commissioned by the M:ST 9 Performative Art Biennial and for the 5 hours that the art project takes place they will be tasked with doing leisurely activities, ie: walking in the park, going for dinner, seeing a film.

Project Type:  Event Status:  Non-Union Salary:  $300.00/ day Ethnicity:  Asian
Sex:  Male Female Age:  61 - 70 Role:  Actor City:  Calgary

The artwork that the actors are taking place in is called Emotion-Based Observation Painting. If you are interested please e-mail M:ST’s Artistic Director, Desiree Nault at [email protected].

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Project Details

Short Synopsis:  Life of a Craphead is the collaboration of Amy Lam and Jon McCurley. Their work spans performance art, film, and curation. The name Life of a Craphead comes from the opening joke of the very first live comedy routine they performed together in 2006. Their work investigates, through the central principle of humour, the different ways in which power and authority are deployed. Projects include King Edward Equestrian Statue Floating Down the Don (2017), a public art project where they floated a replica of a colonial statue down a river in Toronto; Bugs (2016), a feature-length film about a bug society; and The Life of a Craphead Fifty-Year Retrospective, 2006-2056, a fake museum exhibition of all of the work they will ever make (2013). They also organized and hosted the performance art show Doored from 2012-2017. Life of a Craphead has exhibited across Canada and the U.S. and has been featured in Art in America, Canadian Art, Washington Post, CBC, VICE, and others. Amy is Chinese and Jon is Vietnamese-Irish, and they live and work in Toronto, Canada.
Company:  Mountain Standard Time Performative Art Festival
Deadline: EXPIRED (1345 days ago)

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