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El Tanquetazo de Mariposa 2015

FUSE, Vancouver Art Gallery
November 6, 2015

Performance with Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte, Igor Santizo, Stefan Smulovitz
Curated by Glenn Alteen

A soldier begins playing his viola.
A poem is read in Spanish, in French, and in Korean.
Camouflage is removed, to reveal a butterfly soldier and tank.
The tank - with a tricycle inside - is manouveured through the gallery space.
Audience is saluted and thanked.

1-7: performance stills
8: video documentation
Photo: Pong Yananissorn
Video: Elisha Burrows
Video edit: Maksim Bentsianov
Tailor: Blair Shapera

This project was generously supported by the British Columbia Arts Council

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