Soft Red / Hard White – Exhibition at Harcourt House

October 5 – November 25, 2017

Opening October 5

Jen Mesch is the 2016-17 artist in residence at Harcourt House Artist Run Centre. She has been working on filmmaking skills at FAVA since September for the purposes of making dance for film, and working on visual arts skills in the realm of graphic design, figure drawing, sculpture, art books, and fibre arts. She is working on a series of graphic scores for dance that will be periodically performed in the gallery. Soft Red / Hard White draws on names of wheat types. The exhibition itself will include an installation and a series of live dance and music performances in the Harcourt House main space gallery. Dance artists will include Jen Mesch, Alison Kause, Gerry Morita, Katrina Smy, Alida Kendell, Sonja Myllymäki, Bridget Jessome, and Raena Waddell. Music and sound for the exhibition will be performed by Scott Smallwood, Nico Arnaez, Ken Read, Sable Chan, Nate Wooley, and Allison Balcetis.