Visualeyez festival of performance art

The twelfth annual Visualeyez festival of performance art is happens from 13–18 September 2011 in the downtown core of Edmonton, Alberta, exploring on the curatorial theme of worship.

Visualeyez takes place over a period of six days and it is required that all invited artists are able to attend for the entire length of the festival. Artists experience the work of other artists; engage in discussion groups, meals and other activities that enhance the work of individual artists and the performance art community within Canada and beyond. Please visit for the past festival.

Curator and Founder of Visualeyez, Todd Janes states, “Visualeyez 2011 takes a rather different focus, and I am curious how artists are engaging in discourses surrounding worshipping; or executing issues of devotion, contemplation and adoration as a key element in their practices and performances. I am not just curious about spiritual but also commoditization and extremes like obsessions”.

Proposals should include: a CV; artist statement; a detailed description of the work you wish to present, or explore; and support material that can include slides, video, print or digital documentation of your work, catalogues, and press.
The deadline for submission is Friday, 20 May 2011.

If you would like your materials returned to you, please also include sufficient postage or courier materials. Artists shall be contacted by mid-June 2011 regarding the status of their proposals.

Proposals by post to:
Visualeyez 2011
Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture
10248 106 Street, Edmonton, Alberta Canada T5J 1H5
Attention: Todd Janes, Executive Director

Proposals by email to:

Please be courteous of image size and materials that you are sending. Please place Visualeyez 2010 submission in the subject line


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