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[in]sites is a site-specific series presented by Public Energy Performing Arts, Artspace, and the Art Gallery of Peterborough. The goal of [in]sites is to open dialogues around the relationships that exist between performance, site, and responsive contemporary art practices.

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2019 Schedule:

September 15-October 19

Overlay of the Land | Aylan Couchie
Visit one of two Magical Gumball Machines of Fate, which dispense artist multiples for $2 a pop. Stickers designed by artist Aylan Couchie call audiences to action and combat the colonial erasure of Indigenous rights and presence.
WHERE:
Peterborough Square, 340 George St N
Enwayaang – Peter Gzowski College, Trent University, basement level, 2510 Pioneer Rd
Presented by Artspace with The Magical Gumball Machine of Fate

October 3, 5-7pm

Gitigaazh 2019: Soundings and Corn Roast | Jenn Cole & Ron Benner
An immersive installation that offers audiences a new way of understanding plants and their presence in the land through sound, performance, and storytelling. Performance followed by a community corn roast. Project organized by William Kingfisher.

WHERE:

Peterborough Lift Lock, at the community garden, 220 Hunter St. E

Presented by Artspace

October 4, 7-10 pm and October 5, 4-7pm

Trophy | Sarah Conn & Allison O’Connor
Witness stories of life-changing moments of transformation in this pop-up living installation built around true stories by people from our community. Drop in anytime during performance times. There will be a bus leaving the Art Gallery of Peterborough at 4pm delivering passengers to Fleming Park. The bus is FREE and open to the public.

WHERE:

Fleming Park, 427 Aylmer St. N (corner of Brock and Aylmer streets)

Presented by Public Energy Performing Arts and Downtown Peterborough

October 5, 2-4pm

Enough, is enough, is enough | Michelle Bellemare
Living for the Fame | Chris Ironside
Celebrate the opening of our fall exhibitions. Artists Michelle Bellemare and Chris Ironside facilitate spatial and material transitions; transplanting and translating, Bellemare explores emotional and physical vulnerability while Ironside considers the currency of gay images.
WHERE:
The Art Gallery of Peterborough, 250 Crescent St
Presented by the Art Gallery of Peterborough

October 6, 11am-1pm

Fitting In: [in]sites Artist Panel Discussion | Sarah Conn,
Aylan Couchie, Chris Ironside, Allison O’Connor & Anne
White

Join us for a discussion with the artists from the 2019 [in]sites series as they discuss their projects and site-based practices.

WHERE:
The Art Gallery of Peterborough, 250 Crescent St
Presented by the Art Gallery of Peterborough with Artspace and Public Energy Performing Arts


Vision
[in]SITES will foster deep curiosity in individuals and communities and their relationship to it.

Mission
[in]SITES will create opportunities for multidisciplinary artists working with site-responsive
contemporary art practices.

What We Do
[in]SITES is a collaboration between the Art Gallery of Peterborough, Artspace, and Public
Energy. It is a month-long annual series which features work by artists who challenge histories,
structures, and particularities of place via site-responsive contemporary art practices.

Values
● We pay industry-standard rates to all participating artists.
● We understand site to encompass colonial histories, hierarchies, and dynamics of power.
● We are committed to building communities and engaging community members.
● We value partnerships and collaboration and sharing resources between arts and
community organizations.
● We value a wide range of contemporary art practices.
● We create opportunities for discussion, exchange, critical engagement, and learning.
● We are committed to economically accessible programming.
● We are committed to inclusive and accessible programming.
● We create opportunities for artists from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds.

Thank You!

Public Energy gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our 2019-20 Season Funders and Sponsors

MAJOR SEASON SPONSOR

SEASON SPONSORS & FUNDERS

  • Canada Council
  • Jo Pillon
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • Canadian Heritage
  • City of Peterborough
  • Kawartha Now
  • We Design
  • Hi Ho Silver