The Neoist Pied Piper doing battle with the 2PM plain. This part is performed by Istvan Kantor. (winner of the 2004 Canadian Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts and founder of the world-wide Neoist art movement)
"Welcome to the headlights of an absurdist kabuki opera film narrative! a tin-foil road-trip to Florida & the British Museum, with plagiarized Chinese to dialogue over the electric kettle of Toronto's City Hall and rotate in perpetual stillness towards a tsunami of row-boat performances by Canadian artists!!!"
"Cold Iron Is A Titanic Comedy", (Canadian, 72 minutes, 2014) Directed & written by Wesley Rickert and featuring a convoy of funnel-down performances by Henry Benvenuiti, (as Captain Smith), The Hercinia Arts Collective, (playing as Sirens) Sandra Fitzsimmons, (as Liberty), Tonya Henry, (as an old flame), Eszter Jagica, (as the fountain of youth), Istvan Kantor, (the Neoist Pied Piper) Christina Kozak, (as the universe expanding Tally Aurora), Ian Malone, (as Juan Ponce de leon), Kathleen Reichelt, (the Ventriloquist) Olivia Roblin, (as Janus), Brooke Stubbings, (as all the swimming passengers), Art Szombathy, (a pipe smoking Louis the IV), Kirsten Webb, (a groovy disco Gargon) the plastic wrapped Amber X, (as the Captain's Hallucination) and painting it all on the coldest waters, Ashley Zarowny, (as the happy Vincent VanGogh).
& THE CANADIAN CROSS COUNTRY BOAT-HOP & SCREENING TOUR FOR ARTISTS!!!
aceartinc., Winnipeg, Manitoba - Wednesday, June 25, @7pm. Eastern Edge Gallery, St John's, Newfoundland - Wednesday, June 25, @7pm. Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, Kelowna, British Columbia - Wednesday, July 30, Time TBA. Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre & The Screening Room, Kingston, Ontario - Wednesday, July 30, Time TBA. Art Zoo Studio, Toronto, Ontario Wednesday, August 6, Time TBA. Niagara Artists Centre, St Catharines, Ontario - September 16, Time TBA. Iqaluit Library, Iqaluit, Nunavut - Tuesday, September 16, Time TBA. this town is small artist run centre & Island Media Arts Festival - September, Day & Time TBA. NSCAD Film Society, Halifax, NS - September, Day & Time TBA. University of Alberta Film Society, Edmonton, Alberta - October, Day & Time TBA. YKARCC, Yellowknife, North West Territories - October, Day & Time TBA.
More locations & dates TBA soon!!!
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