Visual & Performing Arts

 Visual & Performing Arts


Angela and Ross Barret shared an art opening at Taf’s Cafe in Vancouver

ART sm Ross & I opening 2016It was a fun and musical event with live music by Ross Barrett, Astrid Sars and Nathan Barrett.

Vancouver Art Gallery

Vancouver Art Gallery’s (VAG) FUSE event sponsored a series of performances with wearable art by Evelyn Roth and directed and choreographed by Angela Brown in November 2015.  It highlighted an exhibition  ‘Between Object and Action’ – Transforming Media in the 1960’s and 70s – Oct. 30 – Jan.’16:  The opening featured the work of three artist from the 1970′s. One of which was Evelyn Roth.

Evelyn Roth

Evelyn is a pioneer in dance, moving sculpture, wearable art, celebratory events and recycling. In the 70′s, she performed with the renowned Vancouver based dancers and choreographers such as; Paula Ross and Anna Whyman. In the late 70′s, Evelyn  formed her own “Moving Art Sculpture Company” toured many theaters and galleries across Canada. During the late 1960s and early 70s, Vancouver’s art scene was electrified by a spirit of experimentation that challenged the traditional boundaries of painting, sculpture and other media. Blurring these categories, artists introduced in this installation and performance in Vancouver. The exhibition  highlighted the work of “4 key practitioners during this period: Kate Craig and Eric Metcalfe (a.k.a. Dr. and Lady Brute), Gathie Falk, Carole Itter and Evelyn Roth.

Background on Evelyn & Angela

Angela has been working with Evelyn since 1999 on a variety of projects including storytelling dance, visual and performing art. Angela has toured to Australia to perform various performance art works with Evelyn at the SALA Festival. Angela has been exhibiting her paintings, sculptures and performance art at various in theatres and galleries all over B.C.

In June 2015, Evelyn invited Angela to animate/choreograph some of her  moving sculptures and woven costumes; two Sea Pens, Molluscs, Leopard Triangle (wind harp) and Jumpy Jumpy woven costumes which were animated  for FUSE’S  ‘Pay what you Can’  Tuesday night (November 17th) and at Family Fuse.

LT FUSESM‘Leopard Triangle‘ Performed at FUSE and Tuesday night ‘Pay what you Can’ November 17th 2015