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Thank You

A huge heartfelt thank you to my communities for participation in my epic projects. I couldn’t do it without you.

CLICK HERE TO SEE OVER 200 PERFORMERS I’VE HAD THE PLEASURE TO WORK WITH

CURATORS

Luna Allison and Sarah Manns:  Ottawa Dyke March
André Azevedo: MIX NYC
Laura Boo and Johnny Forever:  Faux Pas, Montreal/ Bent, Vancouver
Bring Yourself Fest:  Bristol
Bronno, Tre, Chase, Ahmed, Jordan: TRIGGER festival, Toronto
Michelle Bush:  Eastern Edge, Newfoundland
Renee Castoguay:  In + body, VAV Gallery, Montreal
Alvis Choi:  Queers Can’t Wait, Seoul, Bangalore, Hong Kong
Yvette Choy: Turning to Night, Le Petit Versailles, New York
Elle Chronique and Laura Krahn:  Toronto Dyke March
Troy Davis and Laurence Laurence:  La Semaine des Queers Radicaux
Noelle Duncan: Queer Prophecies, National Queer Arts Festival
Fake Jazz:  Vancouver
Ashley Fortier and Josh Valentine:  Pervers/cite Montreal
Oliver Frost:  Act Art, London, U.K.
get bent: Manchester
Miriam Ginestier:  Edgy Women, Montreal
Anne Golden:  GIV, Montreal
Kris Grey: Queer Objectivity, Stamp Gallery, Maryland
E. HearteStruts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick
Kate Henderson:  Bildweschel Glasgow/ CCA
Onya Hogan-Finlay:  La Centrale and The Bookmobile, Montreal
homoagogo, Olympia, Washington
Homocrime, London, U.K.
Ingo:  Club Wotever, London and El Rio, San Francisco
D.Kimm:  les filles électroniques and Phenomena Montreal
Sasha Kleinplatz and Andre Tay: Short & Sweet, Festival TransAmériques
Karin Kroll and Christina:  Bildwechsel Hamburg/ Villa Magdelena
Amy K:  Deep Lez, Montreal/Vancouver
Jane Jin Kaisen:  OPEN Beijing
Ted KerrPOSITIVE ASSERTIONS, Visual AIDS, New York
Moynan King:  Hysteria, Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto
Velveeta Krisp:  Signal and Noise, VIVO, Vancouver
Vanessa Kwan:  FUSE Vancouver Art Gallery
Stephen Lawson and Shauna Janssen: Hemispheric Institute Encuentros
Sophie Le-Phat Ho & Katja Melzer: Les HTMlles, Montreal
Mary MacDonaldEastern Edge, St.John’s Newfoundland
Dayna McLeodDe la part des vaincus, Nantes, France
Steven Henry Madoff: SVA, New York
Julie Matson:  Ladyfest Vancouver
Jill McDermid:  Grace Space, New York
musée d’art contemporain de montréal
Heidi Nagtegaal:  Hammock Residency, Vancouver
Sarah Jenny, Avory Agony and Samara Hennet: Hey Queen, Brooklyn
Mascha Nehls:  Entzaubert/ Silver Future and Weltweiter Frauenkampftag, Berlin
Amy Nugent:  Out on Screen, Vancouver
Nuit Blanche: Montreal
Queeruption: Amsterdam, Berlin
Milo Rainbow:  MIX NYC, New York
Asad Raza: Nuit Blanche, Toronto
Red:  SPAM NYC
Helen Reed:  Portland Art Museum
Vanessa Richards:  Parade of Lost Souls, Public Dreams, Vancouver
Andrea Joy Rideout:  Edgy Redux, Nuit Blanche, Montreal
Caitlin Rose and  Lex Non Scripta:  Best Revenge, San Francisco
Jen RosenblitDanspace, St.Mark’s Church, New York
Clive Rumble:  Buttcracker Cabaret, Amsterdam
Aliza Shapiro:  Floating World, New Jersey
Shoreditch festival: London, U.K.
Adrian Sinclair: Museum of Vancouver, London
Sarah Spike and Jenny Craig:  GREASY GOOSE, Montreal
Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens:  The Purple Wedding, L.A.
Mylene St. Pierre:  Montreal’s First Official Dyke March
Maya Suess:  Harvestworks and VENT Festival, NYC
Jordan Tannahill: Queer Death Drive Video Hole, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
Maiko Tanaka and Helen Reed:  Double Bounce, Toronto
Danielle Tremblay:  la galerie du nouvel-ontario, Sudbury
John Wild:  Space Hijackers/Anarchecture Week, London, U.K.
Marcin WisniewskiVideofag, Toronto
Ian Wojtowicz:  The Betweeners, SKOL Gallery, Montreal

COLLABORATORS

Michelle Bush*, Kimura Byol*, Christopher Coope, Angela Gabereau, Sarah Hart, E. Hearte*, Raphaële Frigon*, Hannah Jickling*, Jen Kovach*, Amy K*, Luisa Jojic, Zuzu KnewClaire LykesLamathilde*, Mascha Nehls*, *Alexis O’Hara*, Shayo*, Sidria Fancy Pony*, Amanda Ream*, Erin Reid*, Morgan Sea*SequinetteAriel Speedwagon*, Yoshi Khwaja*, Pippi Zornoza

(*some of whom I have worked with in groups as well)

COLLECTIVES I HAVE FOUNDED

burnout films
BYO Cabaret
Collective Itch
The Throw-ups
Women With Kitchen Appliances

EDITORS

Gwen Haworth, Pete Karkut, Yoshi Khwaja, Maplo, Travis Reeves, Veronique Soucy, Morgan Sea

WEB AND GRAPHIC DESIGNERS

André Azevedo, Tif Flowers and Neng Wu

PHOTOGRAPHY

Dana Aleshire, André Azevedo, Becky Bothwick, Michelle Bush, Ingo Cando, Grace Chu, Ruth Clark,Tinker Coalescing, Devon Crosby, Logan A. Curley, Michael Deguzman, Tif Flowers, Raphaële Frigon, Lisa Graves, Kate Henderson, Yoshi Khwaja, Diana Le Nezét, Kim MauriceRonika McClain, Nikol MikusDay Milman, Heidi Nagtegaal, Kristyn O’Reilly, Alexis O’Hara, Nicole Ayla Myles, Ben Owens, Ronit Porat, Charlotte Prieur, Sara Race, Melanie Radloff, Chris Rochelle, Fenner Rumble, Julian Shendelman, Renaud St. Amour, Katie Stewart, Julie Andrée T, Morgan Sea, Veronique Soucy, Yoko Todo, Erin Ward, Tanja Tiziana

VIDEOGRAPHERS

André Azevedo, Chantal Allard, Zoe Brown, Ingo Cando, Amy K, Tobi, Jackie Rumble, Anna White, Morgan Sea, Renaud St. Amour, Shayo, Lynne Trepannier, James Velo

SUPPORT TEAMS/ SET UP/ COSTUMES

André Azevedo, Ask Nicely, Jesse Blanchie, Rebecca Blankhert, Michelle Bush, Val Desjardins, Jillian Deri, Jenn Dickman, Emily Fearon, Audrey Ferrie, Felix Foxglove, Sarah Fuchs, Devon Gallegos, c.t. horne, Zuzu Knew, Gaël Krajzman Johns, Georgie, Lamathilde, Leanne Lapspace, Russell Louder, Kestryl and Sassafras Lowrey, Bridget Meagher, Heidi Nagtegaal, Felix Namasté, Amy Nugent, Ben Owens, Alvis Parsley, Sarah Sharkey Pearce, Leila Pourtavaf, Amanda Ream, Caitlin Rose, Mee Rose, Jackie Rumble, Marike Seem, Amber Short, Mary Short, Ariel Speedwagon, Teresa Sudeyko, Dig Vargas, Brecklyn Walters, Neng Wu

SOUND MENTORS

Lamathilde, Sherry Ostapovitch and Kathy Kennedy

PERFORMANCE ART MENTOR

Margaret Dragu

MAKE UP AND WIGS

Krystal Griffin, Julie Matson, Amber Short, Tina Stewart

CO- CURATORS

André Azevedo, Christina Bildwechsel, Yvette Choy, Micheal Deguzman, Troy Davis, Kate Henderson, Amy K, Noam Lapid, Yoshi Khwaja, Anna White

VIDEO DISTRIBUTOR

Groupe Intervention Vidéo, Montréal: giv@videotron.ca

SPONSORS/ FUNDERS

Material for the Arts/ Petit Versailles, Tennis Court, Carol’s Costume Corner, Canada Council for the Arts, Home Depot, Indie-go-go Donators, The Kiss Store, Berjou’s Angels, Lace Embrace, and Eva B.

Thank you to my loving supportive parents Mary and David Short for always believing in me.

ARTIST FRIENDS

cindy baker, lollo birgitta, terry berlier, aja rose bondginger brooks takahashi, kailey bryankimura byoleugénie clicheliz collinssusanna cookcharlotte cooperlucas crawford, jess dobkinshawna dempseybeth freyhelena goldwaternicki green, anna friz, her jazz noise collective, anna marie hohannah jickling, jody jock, virginie jourdain lamathildejj levine, lady lucy, sadie lune, dayna mcleod, jess macallyson mitchellmegan mormanheidi nagtegaal, benny nemerofky ramsayhayley newmanalexis o’hara, lazlo pearlman, l.j. roberts, jamie ross, tif robinette, morgan searachael shannonshayo, felice shaysbuzz slutzky, caitlin sweet textaqueen,
chris vargas, josh vettivelulisa vinebaum, christina zeidler, pippi zornoza