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Lisa Anita Wegner

Canada - Ontario

I identify as Lisa

Image 1: A black and white photo of a performer dressed as the Ubermarionette wearing a morph suit, which covers all visible skin. They are sitting casually leaning back on a flight of stairs. They are wearing light coloured overalls, a black beret and holding a Super8 video camera to their right eye. Photo and performance by Lisa Anita Wegner.

Image 2: Intangible Adorations Caravan Poster Art by Lisa Anita Wegner. A turquoise and acid green striped carnival style poster with stars in the corners includes a photo of a performer dressed as the Ubermarionette wearing a morph suit, which covers all visible skin. They wear a round golden headpiece reminiscent of a saint. The words "Liberation & Imagination Vibration" are printed under the show title.

Image 3: Lisa Anita Wegner’s self-portrait “Madonna of Debris: Junk Drawer Icon” is a head and shoulder portrait shot from above. Lisa, a caucasian human, is lying on their back with long dark brown hair fanned out like a halo, dotted with ear plugs, a bottle of nail polish, painting tape and other random detritus. Photo was featured in [The Globe and Mail](https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/art-and-architecture/article-self-portraits-fill-up-gallery-1313-reflecting-how-the-coronavirus/).

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Lisa Anita Wegner is a filmmaker, performer, curator, producer and instructor at the haus of dada. Lisa is the creative producer of Mighty Brave Productions, a small award-winning multi-media production company and a founding member of the Akhilanda Collaborative. Lisa's work has been shown at the Phoenix Art Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, Mayworks Festival, Nuit Blanche, ReelAsian Film Festival, Long Winter, Workman Arts, Gallery 1313, Toronto Art Fair, Buddies in Bad Times, The Black Cat Artspace and NXNE Festival. Lisa's ventures into large-scale performance installations include the 26-foot "Queen Of The Parade,"; a 10-foot version of The Queen was commissioned by Partners in Art, for ARTrageous In Motion. Lisa is pushing further with live performance performing Anandam's Body Break at Theatre Passe Murielle, PROCESS at Artscape Youngplace, Buddies in Bad Times and Rendezvous with Madness to name a few. Lisa exhibited writing and a photography in Yoko Ono's ARISING exhibition at The Phi Centre in Montreal. Lisa is proud to be affiliated with Tangled Art + Disability

Areas of Interest:

  • Performing Arts
  • Visual Arts
  • Community Arts
  • Curatorial Arts
  • Photography / Film
  • Installation / Sculpture
  • Craft
  • Sound Art
  • Dance / Movement Arts
  • Digital Arts and Media
  • Comedy
  • Podcasting / Storytelling
  • Video Production

Roles:

  • Practicing artist or maker
  • Instructor

Expertise:

  • Facilitation
  • Advisory Support

Identifies with:

  • Disabled
  • Mad
  • Survivor
  • Queer
  • Feminist