2021, Vernon, BC/ Montreal, QC

A four day durations video conference construction site with FM radio transmission

In this durational performance, Johnny Forever and Gambletron appeared remotely via video conference from Spaceless Gallery and Local Loser’s Gallery located in Sylix Okanagan/ Vernon, BC as a counterpart performers Bean Nunnerly, Winnie Ho, and Rebecca Ladida mirrored their work in Tiohtià:ke/ Montreal at a pop-up gallery for Undefine Radio’s Bodies in Resonance Festival co-produced with Suoni Per il Popolo. Curated by Martín Rodríguez and Emmanuel Madan.

Each duo built a series of resonant structures from construction site detritus. This installation became a makeshift sonic home for a live FM radio transmission combining sound from both sites in an audio feedback loop. The Embracing the potential for communication breakdown and material mess, the work is a reflection on the precarity of the social body as well as the contemporary built environment.