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Rita McKeough, Book Launch & Performance Night

Rita McKeough: Works
Editor: Diana Sherlock

Rita McKeough
Book Launch & Performance Night
Thursday, November 22, 6:00pm
Art Bar +Projects, 1873 Granville St.

Join us in celebrating the the Halifax launch of Rita McKeough: Works, edited by Diana Sherlock. This critical monograph documents McKeough’s collaborative artistic process and pedagogy from the late 1970s on; her interactions with visual and media arts communities in Halifax, Toronto, Vancouver, and Calgary, particularly alternative music and performance scenes; and the audio, installation and performance work that is her ongoing contribution to the contemporary Canadian art community. Both Rita McKeough and Diana Sherlock will be present.

And immediately following the launch Rita will be hosting a night of performance works by NSCAD Faculty, students and Alumni! To sign-up email annaleonowens@nscad.ca with your information. Please keep performances under 15 min.

Rita McKeough: Works
Editor: Diana Sherlock
Publishers: EMMEDIA Gallery & Production Society, M:ST Performative Art Festival and TRUCK Contemporary Art in Calgary

Texts: Anthea Black, Eli D. Campanaro, Elizabeth Diggon, Johanna Householder, Areum Kim, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Deidre Logue, Jude Major, Rita McKeough, Jeanne Randolph, Mary Scott, and Diana Sherlock

Vinyl Record: Five audio works from installations and performances—Shiver (1995), Opponent and My Heart Beats too Fast from In bocca al lupo/ In the Mouth of the Wolf (1991), Lament from Dancing on a Plate (1991), Veins (2016) and one new composition, Ashes (2017)