Pissing in a River (Patti Smith) / Put on Your Best Art School Black and Your Best Abstract Expression / Mary Blue and other poems / Id in E Minor / The Ambassador of Sleep 

September 13, 1990
Performance Art, Music

About the Program

Sandra Lockwood's performance from The Vancouver Performance Art Series.

Tonight's pieces are new songs/poems that I've been working on over the last few months, and as such, they don't add up to a cohesive 'whole'. The Music is a combination of pre-recorded tracks, mixed and engineered by Bryon Low, with live vocal and guitar. I'm trying to get James Raynor to grow a couple extra pairs of arms so he can play bass, electric, and acoustic guitar all at once, but I'm not sure if he's into it. 

Pissing In A River
- a Patti Smith tune (I've always wanted to sing Patti) with a Japanese chorus by me.
- bass, acoustic, and electric guitar, percussion arranged and performed by James; chimes by Bryon.

Put On Your Best Art School Black And Your Best Abstract Expression
- words/music/wanky piano by Sandra, everything else by James

Mary Blue and other new poems by Sandra

Id in E Minor by James. 

The Ambassador of Sleep 
- performed with Zachery Longboy
- Grace Pettit does the flowers
- video/words/music/voice/piano by Sandra
- fretless and cellos by Mark Critchley
- Choregraphed by Katrina Dunn

Joanna Maratta (who started the ball rolling for me)
Peg Campbell (for all her kind support)
Glenn Alteen and Merle Addison at the grunt for all their help
Mark Sutherland for the lighting
Long & McQuade
Katrina Dunn, Mark Critchley, Kim Shefferd, James, Bryon, Zach, and Gracie

Sandra Lockwood, 1990


Coordinator: Merle Addison
Video Documentation: Mike MacDonald
Photo Documentation: Merle Addison
Technical: Mark Sutherland, Bobbi Kozinuk, and Paddy Ryan


1990.0913 PIS


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