the general public was invited to bring a favourite article of clothing
for unspecified alteration.
HOW TO LOCATE
ON THE WEB
The original event took place at Headquarters
project space. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. May 30 - June 4, 2002
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Jillian Mcdonald is a Canadian performance
and media artist, transplanted in Brooklyn. Her web projects include Things
are Okay and Home Like No Place which have been produced in residency
at Trinity Square Video in Toronto and La Chambre Blanche Gallery in Québec
Her videos have been screened recently in Second Sight , a curated alumni
show at Hunter College Times Square Gallery; Truckfood and Unpacked ,
two exhbiitons about food in moving trucks and meatlockers; Straylight,
an online exhibition from Dublin; Video Marathon at Art in General; and
American Sandwich at Star 67 Gallery in Brooklyn.
She has received a Canada Council for the Arts Grant for the creation
of an ongoing body of performance work titled In the Public Eye. Seven
performance projects have been installed in seven cities, includingTailor
Made, a two-week tailoring performance in Montréal and Toronto,
and Borrowed Objects in New York City. She is performing Houseplant through
September 29th in New York.
Upcoming: Power Tattoo- a performance in the Contemporary Art Forum´s
Power to the People project; Exquisite Corpse: Little Sins - a video project
at White Box in NYC curated by Rachel Melman; and Advice Lounge - a web
project for Videographe and Vitamin B in Montréal.
Jillian teaches Computer Art at Pace University and Pratt Institute and
is co-curator of No Live Girls - a 60-artist video project for peepbooths
at the Lusty Lady in San Francisco and Seattle (http://www.nolivegirls.org).
CONTACT THE ARTIST