Aisha Sasha John: HEAT (a work-in-progress)

HEAT (a work-in-progress)
Aisha Sasha John


And in the warmness of the fire I feel fine.
—Aisha Sasha John

Aisha Sasha John’s medium is energy. Her solo dance show the aisha of is premiered at the Whitney museum in 2017; in 2018 it was presented by the mai and Toronto’s 2018 summerworks festival. I have to live. (McClelland & Stewart) was a finalist for the 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize.

This performance will also feature New Chance.

New Chance is the musical moniker of producer and vocalist Victoria Cheong. Her work in music includes a longtime collaborative practice in contemporary dance working recently on projects with Ame Henderson, Alicia Grant and Zoja Smutny on the conceptual album and performance work, Rosé Porn. Her voice can be heard backing up Chandra Oppenheim’s live band, on Lido Pimienta’s Polaris-winning record, La Papessa and on Jennifer Castle’s, Angels of Death. She is currently working on a new EP New Chance Hardly Working and a vinyl version of the Rosé Porn soundtrack.

—Curated by Sarah-Tai Black

This program is co-produced and co-presented with Necessary Angel Theatre Company.

Ticket price includes entry to After Party at The Costume House featuring a DJ set by Stephanie Comilang

Image: Photo by Yuula Benivolski

Co-presented with

13 April 2019 10:00PM

The Costume House
165 Geary Ave