Hit Parade (Toronto)


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Seventeen participants lie face down in the lobby of OCAD where they proceed to pound the ground with the microphone one thousand times. The sound of each person’s actions is amplified. Each performer chooses their own rhythm and intensity. They take a pause at every hundred of whatever length they wish.

Hit Parade (Toronto), performance presented as part of the 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art. Saturday, October 27, 2012, 6pm at the Ontario College of Art & Design.

Participants: Sharlene Bamboat, Marc Couroux, Connor Crawford, Brian Da Silva, Francisco-Fernando Granados, Dorothea Hines, Reena Katz, Brianna MacLellan, Mitchell McGoey, Michelle D. Moreno, Faye Mullen, Stephen Parkinson, David Poolman, Eldritch Priest, Tasman Richardson, David Sutin, Jay Wilson.

Photos: Marla Hlady.