I am a Banana Box


A performance installation by Integrated Media thesis student Alexandra Hazisavvas

 
DateFriday, April 11, 2008 - 4:00am to Sunday, April 13, 2008 - 10:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

alexhazi@hotmail.com

Location

Sorauren Park 300 Sorauren Ave, Toronto, Ontario

“I am a Banana Box” revisits OCAD Integrated Media thesis student Alexandra Hazisavvas’ 42 moves throughout her life. A large-scale performance installation done amongst the fleeting inhabitants of Souraren Park from April 11 to 13, Hazisavvas performs 42 moves in 42 hours. Each house constructed out of a simple wooden frame covered in unprimed Canvas. Placed in a grid formation the identical de-saturated white houses appear as ghostly structures. “I am a Banana Box” is a journey exploring identity, isolation and ephemeral spaces. In recovering her past, Alexandra Hazisavvas erects houses like haunting memories reliving each space without attachment.

A graduating student at OCAD, Alexandra Hazisavvas started her career as a photographer, she has since shifted to performative video work and installation. Working primarily with questions of gender, identity and alienation, Alexandra’s work is striking and honest. “I am a Banana Box” has been curated by Kissing Cousin Collective and is Alexandra’s largest and most challenging work to date.

Kissing Cousin Collective:
Nadia Alam & Catherine Miller

DateFriday, April 11, 2008 - 4:00am to Sunday, April 13, 2008 - 10:00pm

Cost

Free

Email

alexhazi@hotmail.com

Website Location

Sorauren Park 300 Sorauren Ave, Toronto, Ontario

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Friday, April 11, 2008 - 4:00am to Sunday, April 13, 2008 - 10:00pm

“I am a Banana Box” revisits OCAD Integrated Media thesis student Alexandra Hazisavvas’ 42 moves throughout her life. A large-scale performance installation done amongst the fleeting inhabitants of Souraren Park from April 11 to 13, Hazisavvas performs 42 moves in 42 hours. Each house constructed out of a simple wooden frame covered in unprimed Canvas. Placed in a grid formation the identical de-saturated white houses appear as ghostly structures. “I am a Banana Box” is a journey exploring identity, isolation and ephemeral spaces. In recovering her past, Alexandra Hazisavvas erects houses like haunting memories reliving each space without attachment.

A graduating student at OCAD, Alexandra Hazisavvas started her career as a photographer, she has since shifted to performative video work and installation. Working primarily with questions of gender, identity and alienation, Alexandra’s work is striking and honest. “I am a Banana Box” has been curated by Kissing Cousin Collective and is Alexandra’s largest and most challenging work to date.

Kissing Cousin Collective:
Nadia Alam & Catherine Miller

Venue & Address: 
Sorauren Park 300 Sorauren Ave, Toronto, Ontario
Email: 
alexhazi@hotmail.com
Cost: 
Free
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