Biographies

Sarah Wendt, born in Charlottetown, PEI, is a Montreal-based multidisciplinary artist. Her work often involves choreography, performance, musical scores/conducting, installation/sculpture, and is developed as a kinaesthetic response to the contingencies of collaboration. She studied contemporary dance at MainDance in Vancouver and French horn at the University of Victoria. She was a DanceWEB Europe Scholarship recipient in 2007, and the 2014 APAF Artist in Residence in Nova Scotia. Recently, she was a faculty member at the Holland College School of Performing Arts, Charlottetown, where she taught improvisation in voice and movement, contemporary dance and creative process. Her work has been shown in contexts such as: Mois Multi, Symposium de Baie St. Paul, Galerie de l'UQAM; Galerie Hugues Charbonneau; l'OEil de Poisson, Quebec City; Art in the Open, Charlottetown; Encuentro Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics; Anode Festival, Melbourne; OK Quoi!? Contemporary Arts Festival, Sackville (N.B.), Galerie Verticale, OFFTA festival d’arts vivants and Viva Art Action!

Pascal Dufaux, born in Marseille, France, is a visual and media artist based in Montreal. His sculptural practice explores the relationship between cameras, perception, topology and space. He studied stage design and visual arts at Concordia University and has carried out residencies at the Christoph Merian Foundation in Switzerland, the Finnish Artists’ Association. His work has been presented at venues across Canada, in Mexico and Europe including exhibitions in Créteil, Maubeuge, Lille and Marseille, and festivals as such as Mapping in Geneva, BIAN in Montreal, Lab30 in Augsburg, Germany, and Mois de la Photo in Montreal. Recently his work has been shown at the Carl Solway Gallery in Cincinnati, Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown, Feature Art Fair in Toronto, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics in Waterloo, Ont. and Festival Images in Vevey, Switzerland. His public commission Curiosités is installed at the École Polytechnique in Montreal.  In 2016 he began a collaborative practice with dancer/performer Sarah Wendt. 

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