Artist Cindy Baker
Title Custom Performance
Size 1 x 1 x 1 in. / 2.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm.
Sold $300 Estimate $1,500 - $3,000
this work is a performance
work to be performed anywhere in Alberta per request of recipient [or elsewhere if recipient covers travel costs]; performance will be personalized for recipient unless they select one from existing catalogue of works, to be negotiated with artist; performance to last 1-3 hours unless a durational work is negotiated; this custom work is transferable [may be gifted or sold]; performance may be documented by recipient; ownership of any resulting performance ephemera to be negotiated with artist; other details to be negotiated directly between artist and recipient
donated by the artist; proceeds from this work go to the Southern Alberta Art Gallery [SAAG], Lethbridge - for more information on the gallery, visit saag.ca
Cindy Baker ~ [20th century] Canadian
see artist's website www.cindy-baker.ca;
Committed to ethical community engagement and critical social enquiry, Cindy Baker's interdisciplinary research-based practice draws upon 25 years working, volunteering, and organizing in the communities of which she is part, engaging with queer, gender, race, disability, fat, and art discourses. Baker holds a BFA from the University of Alberta and an MFA from the University of Lethbridge where she held a SSHRC grant for her research in performance, and has exhibited and performed across Canada and internationally (most recently in Norogachi, Mexico and Tallahassee, Florida); notable awards include Toronto International Body Image Film & Arts Festival's Body Confidence Canada Award, and Toronto's South Asian Visual Arts Collective (SAVAC)'s Collaborator of the Year Award. Helping found important community and advocacy organizations over the course of her career, including the Saskatoon Diversity Network and the Artist-Run Centres and Collectives Coalition of Canada, Baker continues to maintain leadership roles across her communities.