August 19, 2017: TROUT LAKE PARK 1-730PM

(behind the south beach)

A day of enriching performance on earthstages with over 25 works (dance, music, theatre, visual art) as well as interactive art and workshops. Vines is a family friendly event a great way to connect with your community, stop at the Farmers Market bring some snacks and a blanket and enjoy being entertained in the sun.

EARTHSTAGE SCHEDULE

INSTALATION SCHEDULE

PROGRAM DETAILS

100 PAPER WHALES - Linnea McPhail

100 PAPER WHALES - Linnea McPhail

All Day

Interactive origami exhibition that engages with the public on the large task of folding 1000 origami whales. Promotes conversations round plastic pollution, and marine life.

A COMPLICATED INTELLIGENCE - Stefan Smulovitz, Lara Amelie Abadir, Dave Biddle, Andrew Scott

A COMPLICATED INTELLIGENCE - Stefan Smulovitz, Lara Amelie Abadir, Dave Biddle, Andrew Scott

All Day

Sound and words with the help of colonial insects.

ALIEN FORMS - Rob Leveroos, Isabelle Kirouac

ALIEN FORMS - Rob Leveroos, Isabelle Kirouac

1:45 - 2pm + 2:45 - 3pm

A family of neon green forms are scattered across a field. They are familiar and strange at once. Two performers activate these "alien forms" creating moving objectscapes. We see limbs pop out. We see these forms waddle across the yard, flop on their sides and scuttle past. The work snuggles into yet jumps out of its landscape.

BOXED IN - Meegin Pye

BOXED IN - Meegin Pye

3-3:15 pm + 6:15 - 6:30pm

Cutting through the lonely crush of persons and cognitive distance of the city, "II Pause" brings pausing, sitting, and listening together to public spaces in Vancouver. Sounds have been lovingly picked and gathered from across the Lower Mainland and crafted into an electroacoustic experience. "II Pause" is an offer to share a sonic world, with its composer, for only a moment of your time.

COLORED - New(to)Town Collective

COLORED - New(to)Town Collective

Parade

Clowns from 3 different color worlds come together to win! You decide which posse you want to join: Wild Play Posse, Shapeshifter Posse, or the World Architects’ Posse. Discover some inner Nature as these clowns take you on a wild adventure.

AT HOUSE, AT HOME - Elissa Hanson, Claris Figueira

AT HOUSE, AT HOME - Elissa Hanson, Claris Figueira

130-630PM

"A quite stylish building which does not spoil the feel of the lovely Trout Lake park surroundings." - Yelp Review, 2014

Ej, lásko/O Love! - Jocelyn Anderson, Ana Elia Ramón Hidalgo, Georgia Johnson, Naomi Steinberg, Julia Ulehla

Ej, lásko/O Love! - Jocelyn Anderson, Ana Elia Ramón Hidalgo, Georgia Johnson, Naomi Steinberg, Julia Ulehla

2:15-2:35 pm + 3:40 - 4:05 pm

In the complex context of Truth and Reconciliation as well as Canada 150+, Ej, lásko/O Love! extends a space within which right-relation might be experienced and practiced. Weaving together singing and storytelling, we invite release, wild tears, howling and keening as well as laughter, breath and relief.

KNIT PIECE - Dalia Levy, Jared Brandle

KNIT PIECE - Dalia Levy, Jared Brandle

1:30 - 3:30pm

With a background soundtrack inspired by the artist’s travels through Central America in 2016, the interactive performance weaves vibrant red plant dyed yarns into an umbilical cord bearing knit anatomical hearts that fuse with the land—a quiet ‘yarn bombing’ protest for planetary universal rights and a cooperative ‘small is beautiful’ ethos.

LOON - Caitlin Griffin (created by Margie Gillis)

LOON - Caitlin Griffin (created by Margie Gillis)

1:45 - 2:20 pm + 5:30 - 5:45 pm

This work of modern dance reminds us that our bodies are each pieces of nature that we have been trusted to carry and protect. Seeing and celebrating ourselves in this way may shed new light on how to safeguard each other and the environment, and how to reconnect with our source.

MINE - Kelly McInnes, Rianne Svelnis

MINE - Kelly McInnes, Rianne Svelnis

2 - 2:15 pm

MINE combines dance, theatre, live music and clothing to explore consumerism, fast-fashion, globalization, value, identity, body image, history and memory, using clothing as the common thread. The project’s focus on fast fashion, consumerism and globalization directly relate to environmental pollution from production to consumption and human rights issues including dangerous working environments and child labour in sweat shops.

NOUS EN AVONS TOUS BESOIN/WE ALL NEED THEM - Pierre Leichner

NOUS EN AVONS TOUS BESOIN/WE ALL NEED THEM - Pierre Leichner

All day

We all have roots: physically, in our teeth and hairs, psychologically with our families, culturally with our communities and spiritually with the earth and the cosmos. I have been using roots as the sculptural medium to express our connection and relationship to our environment. These cypress trees have been growing in these molds for 5 years and it will be the first time they are exposed.

PUZZLES OF FOREST - Charlotte Priest, Anna Kraulis, Soyoung Park

PUZZLES OF FOREST - Charlotte Priest, Anna Kraulis, Soyoung Park

2:30 - 4:30 pm

In puzzles of forest we invite you to get up-close and personal with the texture and detail of an ancient temperate rainforest ecosystem. This is an participatory installation where audience members can come and go as they please.

RE -- Kristen Rulifson, Nathan Swedlow, Cynthia Arellanes

RE -- Kristen Rulifson, Nathan Swedlow, Cynthia Arellanes

All day

Through a mixed media collaboration, this theatre project yields to the question, how does an individual’s growing disembodiment affect our earth’s vitality? How would our 6 year old selves receive our 60 year old selves?

SHAMIN ZAHABIOUN AND KHORSHID MORADJ (SUNSHINE)

SHAMIN ZAHABIOUN AND KHORSHID MORADJ (SUNSHINE)

4:30 - 5pm

The two artists are connected to the same source of inspiration, represented by their hair tied together. They perform on a circular base responding to earth; One draws on a sketchbook and the other plays Setar (Persian Instrument).

SKYTRAIN ZOO - Matthew Tomkinson

SKYTRAIN ZOO - Matthew Tomkinson

All day

This sound installation will involve recording, transforming, and reinterpreting the noise of the inbound and outbound skytrains traveling between Commercial Drive and Nanaimo along the perimeter of John Hendry Park. Pre-recorded audio will be played back through multiple sets of noise-cancelling headphones, each of which will offer a different sound portrait of the immediate sonic environment.

SON BOHEMIO - Nyra Chalmer, Hector Falcon, Joaquin Gonzalez

SON BOHEMIO - Nyra Chalmer, Hector Falcon, Joaquin Gonzalez

3:30 - 3:55 pm

An ensemble that performs music from all over Latin America and Spain with a gipsy bohemian style.

SPOKEN WORD - Angelica Poversky

SPOKEN WORD - Angelica Poversky

5:45 - 6pm

Spoken word centering themes of environment and social justice.

SPAREPARTS - Harmanie Taylor, Sarah Lapp

SPAREPARTS - Harmanie Taylor, Sarah Lapp

4:30 - 4:45 pm + 5:45- 6 pm

SpareParts looks at accessibility and environmental accountability. Incorporating both standing dancers and dancers who use wheelchairs to help illustrate the ever-present need for accessibility and the clashing desire to protect the environment and be Eco conscious. The work redefines the relationship between nature and disability, and the “spare parts” that are used to better access outdoor spaces.

THE CREATION STATION - Claudia Segovia

THE CREATION STATION - Claudia Segovia

3:45 - 6 pm

The Creation Station is a place where anyone can come create works of art such as sculptures, robots, cars, boats, etc. using recycled materials of many kinds. Kids ages 3-100 welcome!

TRASHY FASHION - Jacquie Rolston

TRASHY FASHION - Jacquie Rolston

All day

Join artist Jacquie Rolston and help her create wearable art from garbage and recycled materials! Outfits on display were created by community members at public workshops over the summer, and represent the average amount of trash thrown away by one individual in a year.

TREE/LIFE - Marisa Gold

TREE/LIFE - Marisa Gold

2:15 - 2:30 + 6 - 6:15 pm

Using movement, spoken word poetry and vocalizations to relate the peaceful existence of a tree/all the world’s natural gifts to the role of the ego and my own personal experience. Letting go of self to become one with the love energy of the planet. Become love like the tree.

WILD: RECONNECTING TO OUR HUMAN NATURE - Maggie Blue O’Hara

WILD: RECONNECTING TO OUR HUMAN NATURE - Maggie Blue O’Hara

Parade

Encounter the magical wolf family as they move through the festival howling and dancing, inspiring others to reignite their own wild hearts. Also encouraging people to know more about the fight to support BC wolves that are being threatened and becoming endangered.

YORO NOUKOUSSI

YORO NOUKOUSSI

2:30 - 2:50 pm

Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter specializing in the donga (talking drum), kokomba (congas), and djembe. On stage, both solo and with his band, he is a dynamic and mesmerizing performer, drawing you into the sights, sounds, and rhythms of West Africa.

ZION FYAH AND I’LAND - Zion Fyah (Camran Chaichian), Michael Mahoney, Zunelvis Fonseca Calvo

ZION FYAH AND I’LAND - Zion Fyah (Camran Chaichian), Michael Mahoney, Zunelvis Fonseca Calvo

1:15 - 1:40 pm

Zion Fyah (aka Camran Chaichian) is a singer-songwriter and leader of the celebrated Vancouver Roots band "I’Land". Together, they have performed internationally and locally in many festivals and venues. The music is a blend of middle-eastern, afro-cuban, folk, roots, reggae - www.zionfyah.com.