Cassils Cassils aims to make the invisible visible in live performance

Nexus Mar 07, 2018

Performance art offers to artists and audiences a rich language to resist and challenge sources of power and to make the invisible visible.

Cassils—a Los Angeles-based artist originally from Montreal who will perform their Becoming an Image at UVic this month and then follow it up with a talk the next night at Legacy Gallery (the venue has been moved from Open Space)—says that live performance is a tremendous artistic tool that allows connection through all of the senses and has the possibility to create empathy and resonance that other artworks mediated through technology are not as effective at doing.

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