Vancouver Performance Art Series

September 6 – 16, 1990
Performance Art, Cabarets, Series

About the Program

This series was the first in a decade-long series of performance art festivals programmed by the grunt, whose spirit of interdisciplinary collaboration and experimentation would eventually evolve into the LIVE Biennale. After a successful experiment presenting Suburban Songs (a series of performance monologues) at the Vancouver Fringe Festival in 1987, the grunt launched the Vancouver Performance Art Series as a more comprehensive survey of Vancouver performance practices alongside the 1990 Fringe Festival. Curated by Glenn Alteen and Susi Milne, the series opened with the Pop Tart Cabaret and included performances by Chris Creighton-Kelly, Oliv, Sheri-D Wilson, Margo Kane, Scott Tate, Emily Faryna, Sandra Lockwood, Elizabeth Fischer, Lowell Morris, and Andrew Wilson.


Coordinator: Merle Addison
Curators: Glenn Alteen and Susi Milne
Documentation: Mike MacDonald and Merle Addison
Technical: Mark Sutherland, Bobbi Kozinuk, and Paddy Ryan
Program Editor: Glenn Alteen
Copy Editor: Diane Leblanc
Design and Layout: Susi Milne
Advertising: Glenn Alteen, George Camardi, and Merle Addison
Logo Design: Merle Addison


1990.0906 VAN


grunt gallery (first location)
209 E. 6th Ave, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V5T 1J8
Unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ/selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations
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