Holly Timpener

Toronto, Ontario

Montreal, Quebec 

htimpener@hotmail.com

 

 

Education

2021 - Present   Concordia University (Humanities P.h.D. Program)

2019 - 2021        York University (Master of Arts)

2016 - 2018        Concordia University (BFA)

2002 - 2004        Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts 

 

Performances

Year, Title, Festival, Gallery, Location

2022      Queer Time Embodiment, IGNITION, (Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal QC)

2022      Tug-Of-War, Window Project, (La Centrale/Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal QC)

2021      Queer Time Embodiment, (Concordia University, Montreal QC)

2021      Transforming in the Tightening of Time, Epicenter Revolutions (Montreal LGBT+ Community Center, Montreal QC)

2021      Our Bodies in the Pandemic, Doing Feminism in the Pandemic (Feminist Media Studio, Montreal QC)

2021      Ten Years of Memories, (Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto ON)

2021      The Journey, Bonnie Baxter’s Patch Project (Val- David QC)

2021      Regifting you/me, Performance Resolution(s) (FADO, Toronto ON)

2021      Soap Box Construction 101, Lots of Love Festival (Montreal QC)

2020      There is a dissonance and density within my body (Part three), Pi*llOry part five (Gald Day TV, Toronto ON)

2020      Painting the Roses Red, Autumnal Equinox / Day of Public Actions for Freedom and Democracy (Fort York, Toronto ON)

2020      Bubble Tea, with Tess Martens, Ten minute tea (Afternoon Tea Label/ Hamilton ON)

2020      My Life is on Hold, with Tess Martens,Drip Performance Festival (Liverpool, UK/ Waterloo ON)

2020      There is a dissonance and density within my body (Part two), Pi*llOry part four (Collective Space, Toronto ON)

2020      Grief, Presented by: The Holy Gasp (Historic Kiever Synagogue, Toronto ON)

2020      Two Week Tea! GO ON International Performance Art Festival (Samara Contemporary, Toronto ON)

2020      TWO OF A KIND (Toronto ON)

2020      Equinox in Isolation, Same Difference: Equinox to Equinox (Facebook, Toronto ON)

2020      pu·ri·fy, International Performance Week (Palazzo Mora,Venice IT)

2019      DIVA, Pi*llOry (Kensington Market, Toronto, ON)

2019      La Pocha Nostra: The Enchilada Western (A living museum of fetishized identities), The Paseo Festival (Taos, New Mexico, US)

2019      Encombrance, SummerWorks (Toronto Arts Media Centre, Toronto ON)

2019      There is a dissonance and density within my body, Pi*llOry (Toronto Arts Media Centre, Toronto ON)

2019      La Pocha Nostra: Posnacional 2: Glosolalia Remix, Encuentro (Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico MEX)

2019      Statement of Work, Anti-Conference (York University, Toronto ON)

2018      Artist Protest Project, Queens Park Legislative Building (Toronto ON)

2018      A Link Between, This Is Not a Guerrilla (Espace POP, Montreal QC)

2018      Open Night Session with VestAndPage & Andrigo & Aliprandi, International Art Week (Forte, Venice IT)

2018      J’Attend Le Temp: By Rojin Shafiei  (Never Apart & Studio XX, Montreal QC)

2018      Tonada de Luna Llena: By Santiago Tamayo Soler, RIPA (Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Montreal, Montreal QC)

2018      Move With the Vagina, So You Think That Was Dance? (MainLine Theatre, Montreal QC)

2017      Voices Will Be Heard, TouVA Book Launch (SKOL, Montreal QC)

2017      NO OBJECT: Air Architecture, LAPSod (Theatre Academy Helsinki, Helsinki FIN)

2017      Lux est Memorium, Day on the Grand (Brantford Arts Block, Brantford ON)

2017      La Pocha Nostra, Uroborus (Montreal Arts Interculturels, Montreal QC)

2017      Franz Snyder Re-Make (VAV Gallery, Montreal QC)

2017      When I Become a Woman, Art Matters (Espace Cercle Carre, Montreal QC)

2017      Touch, Le Liveart (Montreal QC)

2016      The Divine War, Studio 7 (John Molson School of Business, Montreal QC)

2016      NO OBJECT: Wandering, First Thursday (Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto ON)

2016      NO OBJECT: In the Water, Naked State (Bare Oaks, Sharon ON)

2016      KINSFOLK: The Construction & Deconstruction of Identity, Nuit Rose (Barbara Hall Park, Toronto ON)

2016      NO OBJECT: Air Architecture, Test Drive (Dance Makers, Toronto ON)

2016      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Lilacs, Body Break (Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto ON)

2016      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Sex in the City (University of Toronto, Toronto ON)

2016      Autosarcophagy (Hierve El Agua & Espacio Centro, Oaxaca MEX)

2016      Hold, Duration and Dialogue (Katsmann Gallery, Toronto ON)

2015      Period Manifesto, FEMINIST FOMONOMO (OCADU, Toronto ON)

2015      When I Became a Woman (Memory Translation of First Menstruation), ITINERANT (The Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx NY)

2015      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: The Art of Darkness (Artscape Youngplace, Toronto ON)

2015      How to Become a Witch, LEGS TOO, FADO (Artscape Sandbox, Toronto ON)

2015      Glaciology, Nuit Blanche (The Power Plant, Toronto ON)

2015      Reclaim the Shame (New Edward Gallery, Calgary AB)

2015      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Co-Fusion Lab, Sled Island (Stride Gallery, Calgary AB)

2015      Memory Translation of Menstruation Poem, Pop-Up Performance (Art Von Frei, Berlin DE)

2015      When I Became a Woman (Memory Translations of First Menstruation, Month of Performance Berlin (Meiinblau, Berlin DE)

2015      UNTITLED, Final Project of Jaclyn Horowitz (NYU Berlin, Berlin DE)

2015      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Ricki Racka vs $mart $erve, Art Stars (LARRY BAR, Berlin DE)

2015      Uncontrollable Emotion, Hysteria (SOMA Art Space, Berlin DE)

2015      Untitled, Link and Pin (Rats #9, Montreal QC)

2015      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Sex in the City (University of Toronto, Toronto ON)

2014      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Confessional Spanking Booth, M:ST Performative Art Festival (Community Wise Resource Centre, Calgary AB)

2014      Nature, Box Autumn Salon (The Rivoli, Toronto ON)

2014      Woman Nature, M:ST Performative Art Festival (ENMEDIA, Calgary AB)

2014      Intimate Kiss Bomb: With TouVA Collective, Nuit Blanche (C2 Gallery, Calgary AB)

2014      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Co-Fusion, Nuit Rose (Artscape Youngplace, Toronto ON)

2014      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Sex Magic in Real Time, The Sex Offensive (Propeller Gallery, Toronto ON)

2014      Real Time, Artscape Residency Performance Night (Artscape Youngplace, Toronto ON)

2014      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Co-Fusion, Fashion Art Toronto Dressing Room Project (Daniels Spectrum, Toronto ON)

2014      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: Co-Fusion, Link & Pin (Hub 14, Toronto ON)

2014      HΩLY JÅCKÅL: My Bed-In, The Sex Show (Gallery 1313, Toronto ON)

2014      Architecture, Long Winter (The Great Hall, Toronto ON)

2014      A Piece of Me For a Price, Long Winter (Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto ON)

2013      Fix This: With Shayla Davis, (Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary AB)

2013      Shot at Dawn (Hub 14 & University of Toronto, Toronto ON)

2013      6 of Hearts Collective: Untitled, Phantom Wing (King Edwards School, Calgary AB)

2013      Sampson & Delilah, Summer Works (The Great Hall, Toronto ON)

2013      Intimacy (Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto ON)

2013      Accidental Sound Produced by Movement: with Julie Lassonde, (The Tranzac, Toronto ON)

2013      722 (The Pop-Up Theatre Center, Toronto ON)

2013      Weight (The Norman Felix Gallery, Toronto ON)

2012      Parallel Work in Blindness & Grief: with Claude Wittman, (Somewhere There, Toronto ON)

2012      Exploration of Beauty & the Separation of Head and Body, (Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto ON)

2012      Let Her Eat Cake (Roseneath Theatre & Hub 14, Toronto ON)

RESIDENCIES

 

2021      Fish out of Water, Self Directed with Tess Martens, Montréal, Arts Interculturels (Montreal QC)

2018      VestAndPage: Perception of the Self, International Art Week (Forte Marghera, Venice IT)

2018      Self Directed, Artscape Gibraltar Point (Toronto ON)

2017      Self Directed, Artscape Gibraltar Point (Toronto ON)

2016      Self Directed, Artscape Gibraltar Point (Toronto ON)

2015      Earthdance EMERGE Residency (Massachusetts, NY)

2014      Round Table Residency (Toronto ON)

2014      Are You OUT Of Your Mind, Artscape Gibraltar Point (Toronto ON)

2013      Between Intimacy & Architecture, Artscape Gibraltar Point (Toronto ON)

WORKSHOPS

Led by Holly Timpener

2019      NO OBJECT: Finding Comfort In Your Body, International Sex Week (University of Toronto, Toronto ON)

2017      NO OBJECT: Performing in the Nude (Concordia University, Montreal QC)

2017      NO OBJECT: Air Architecture, LAPSod (Theatre Academy Helsinki, Helsinki FL)

2015      Performing Memory (Artscape Youngplace, Toronto ON)

2015      Performing Memory (Wolf Willow Studio, Calgary AB)

2015      Memory Sense (Earthdance, Massuchussets NY)

WORKSHOPS

Led by Others

2021      VICTORIA STANTON AND BRIAN SMITH: The interval as a threshold: The exploration of space between place and creation (RAIQ,                  Montreal QC)

2018      SYLVIE TOURANGEAU: Attitude/Presence/Performative Structure (Gallery 303, Montreal QC)

2017      LA POCHA NOSTRA: (Concordia University, Montreal QC)

2016      EROCA NICOLS: Faking It ‘Til We’re Making It - Practicing What We Think We Don’t Know (Montreal QC)

2016      DORIS UHLICH: More Than Named (Toronto ON)

2015      VICTORIA STANTON: Between Intimacy & Architecture (Toronto ON)

2015      DORIS UHLICH: More Than Named (Montreal QC)

2014      ANDRES GAEANO: Performance Strategies in Contemporary Art (Calgary AB)

2014      ADRIANA DISMAN: Translating Theory (Toronto ON)

2014      ADRIAN STIMPSON: Are You OUT Of Your Mind (Toronto ON)

2014      RITA MCKEOUGH: Wayward Objects (Calgary AB)

2013      VICTORIA STANTON: Between Intimacy & Architecture (Toronto ON)

2013      CLAUDE WITTMAN: Trans Temporary Radio, VIVA! (Montreal QC)

2013      RICHARD MARTEL: Art Action (Calgary AB)

2013      ANDRES GALEANO: Relationship to Object (Toronto ON)

2012      SALLY MORGAN: Series 8:08/Dancing With Landscape (Toronto ON)

2012      DAWNE CARELTON: 10-Week Advanced Improv Solo Dance (Toronto ON)

2012      RACHEL ECHENBERG: Performance Art Workshop (Toronto ON)

2012      DAWNE CARELTON: This Work (Toronto ON)

2012      NAOMI TESSLER: Rainbow of Desire (The Internal Oppressor) (Toronto ON)

2012      SYLVIE TOURANGEAU: Performance Art Workshop (Toronto ON)

2012      CLAUDE WITTMAN: Internal Oppressor (Toronto ON)

2012      DAWNE CARLETON: 0-Week Movement Workshop “This Work” (Toronto ON)

2011      SYLVIE TOURANGEAU: Performance Art Workshop (Toronto ON)

PUBLICATIONS

2021      Pi*llOry *there is dissonance and density within my body (Self Published)

2017      Emergency INDEX: Volume 6, An Annual Documentation of Performance Practice (page 468)

2017      The 7th Sense, By TouVA Collective (page 188)

ARTIST TALKS/INTERVIEWS

2022      Tied Together with Mathieu Lacroix (La Centrale/Galerie Powerhouse, Montreal QC)

2022      Tug-A-War Radio Interview with Sheila Ferrando (CKUT Radio, Montreal QC)

2020      Artist Talks Milan Kozomora (Toronto ON)

2018      Women & Their Bodies in Art (Concordia University, Montreal QC)

2013      Getting Laid on Stage, SummerWorks (Toronto ON)