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SHINY
Left of Main
Vancouver, BC
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SHINY
Dec 6 to Dec 9, 2017
8:00pm @ Left of Main
211 Keefer st.
Vancouver, B.C.

SHINY is a multidisciplinary performance that explores and challenges the beauty standards enforced upon women through the media of our culture. SHINY explores the masking of the individual through the bizarre sameness of the beauty standard and magnifies the surreal, the grotesque, and the mundane involved in the quest for perfection. SHINY reveals our bodies for what they are while magnifying the absurdity in arbitrary aesthetic. Invited to notice their gaze, the audience enters into a world of domestic beauty creatures.  

McInnes own experience of dealing with body image and eating disorders, similar to many other women and dance artists, is the underlying inspiration for SHINY. Inspired also by ideas from Naomi Wolfs The Beauty Myth, SHINY explores how our expected domestic labour, historically known as womens work, is similar to our work at beauty. Its a subject were all familiar with and McInnes addresses the content with a unique, personal, surprising and accessible approach.

Kelly McInnes is a choreographer based in Vancouver, B.C. Drawing from her training in dance and design, her work is often multidisciplinary and explores socio-political issues, through a feminist lens, as a call to action to disturb the status-quo and inspire dialogue towards change. Her work has been presented in festivals across Canada and in Mexico.

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Created & performed by Kelly McInnes in collaboration with performers Maxine Chadburn and Rianne Svelnis.

Mentors / Outside Eyes
Delia Brett + Justine Chambers

Apprentice
Hayley Rose Gawthrop

Costume + Set design
Kelly McInnes + Roxanne Nesbitt

Lighting design
Celeste English

Photographer / Videographer
Sophia Wolfe

Graphic Design
Kelly McInnes + Joanna Kuhling

Note:
There is nudity in this performance.
The venue is only accessible by stairs.
Informal talk-back after each performance.

Supported by
Canada Council for the Arts, British Columbia Arts Council and the Province of British Columbia.

Location

Left of Main (View)
211 Keefer st
Vancouver, BC V6A 1X6
Canada


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Contact

Owner: Kelly McInnes
On BPT Since: Oct 19, 2017
 
Kelly McInnes
shiny.december2017@gmail.com
www.kellymcinnes.com


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