Calendar Girls, december 2014
A video of the artist posing alone and awkwardly dancing in diverse natural settings. A humorous exploration of the societal expectations of women as aesthetic symbols and performing spectacles, Calendar Girls plays on our obsession with self-documentation.
Vitrine / Galerie de Manif d’art
600, côte d’Abraham
February 17 to May 14
On view at all times
(Germany / Kitchener, Canada)
Lisa Birke was awarded a degree in art at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design and a master’s degree from the University of Waterloo. She has shown work in several solo and group exhibitions in Canada, the United States and the Netherlands. Her videographic works have been selected at numerous art events and festivals around the world and in particular, in 2016, at the CAFKA (Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area) biennial and the Blow-up Arthouse Film Festival. In 2015, her work was honoured at the ForadCamp, Cinema and Nature Exhibition in Barcelona and the Arizona International Film Festival among others. The artist is represented by the Bau-Xi Gallery (Toronto and Vancouver).