Spell to Bring Lost Creatures Home

Feb 18, 2015



Grand Luxe Hall, Western Front


8:00 p.m.


Spell to Bring Lost Creatures Home was an interdisciplinary performance by visual artist Shary Boyle and songwriter Christine Fellows conceived as a series of vignettes seen through a window. Drawings and collages by Boyle were animated and illuminated by an overhead projector, while Fellows performed spoken word and songs on piano and ukulele. The forty-five minute handcrafted spectacle combined an original suite of shadow-casting costumes, music, and images to explore distance and alienation, childhood and aging, and imagination and resilience in the face of a changing landscape.

Presented in partnership with SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement. 

Video documentation of this event is available upon request.

Western Front is a non-profit
artist-run centre in Vancouver.

We acknowledge the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations as traditional owners of the land upon which Western Front stands.