Performance duo, re[public] in/decency in Toronto Fest

Performance duo, re[public] in/decency (Erica Mott and Coman Poon), will be featured this February 16-19 at the 32nd Annual Rhubarb Festival of Contemporary Performance in Toronto. Coman and Erica will restage their performance, How to Survive While in Exile, as part of the opening weekend of the Festival.

How to Survive While in Exile explores the physical, psycho-emotional, political and conceptual manifestations of “being in exile”. It premiered on January 17 & 18, 2009 at Links Hall, Chicago and has since been re-envisioned and performed at performances festivals and academic conferences including Radical Intersections: A conference bridging activism and performance practices at Northwestern University, Chicago on April 26, 2009.

This interdisciplinary piece was created over winter 2008-2009 as part of a trans-national collaboration between Coman Poon (Toronto, Canada), Erica Mott (Chicago, USA), Sheelah Murthy and 16 college prep students of the Hsinshu International School (Taiwan).