Femmes Du Feu Creations Presents CIRCUS SESSIONS At The Bank Art House, Welland - CircusTalk

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Femmes Du Feu Creations Presents CIRCUS SESSIONS At The Bank Art House, Welland

Returning again for its seventh year, Circus Sessions is ready to party.

Femmes de Feu Creations, in collaboration with Fez Faanana, director and co-founder of Briefs Factory, will combine circus, drag, dance, burlesque, music, and comedy over a week-long journey of exploration and experimentation that culminates the presentation of performance art that is edgy, irreverent, and not afraid to challenge convention.

Hailing from Australia, Faanana brings a unique blend of Pacific heritage, visual spectacle, and gender juggling that will ignite the spirit of punk for the nine artists in residence, and within the Niagara community as a whole. Faanana’s own style of performance and mentorship aligns with what is at the core of FdFC: exploring the world of art and creativity with a global perspective; empowering underrepresented voices and celebrating diversity through the exploration of individual experience; expanding the definition of “art” within the local community; and – quite simply – letting loose, and having fun.

Artists Christopher Hartwig, Kelly Kreye, Lorenzo Serafino, Nicole Joy-Fraser, Sebastian “Bash” Hirenstein, Sianna Bruce, Sidonie Adamson, Tanya Burka, and Opal Jennifer Elchuk will bring back the joy and excitement of artistic expression with a playful and unconventional approach to this year’s theme, Party Punk – as opportunity to, as Faanana explains it, participate in an antiestablishment moment that celebrates “system bucking, the poetry of protest, and artistic anarchy”. Holly Treddenick, Artistic Director of FdFC, agrees. … Link to full length article at Broadway World

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