Jan 8 - 26, 2020
#boxtape is an art installation which used boxing tape to create an interactive art structure. Part of the High Performance Rodeo
One Yellow Rabbit Presents


L'Equipe Boxtape

A stickey situation...A social investitagation...Architecture as performace...Getting caught....Collaborative authorship.

Using a sh** load of clear packing tape and a shared sense of labour, hospitatlity and dance - we invite the public to join as we build and dance a sculpture with tape that bunds together the social fabric of the performance environment.  

#boxtape is an event that lies between performance and sculpture.  It bridges dance and visual art (sculpture in particular) to play at the fringes of perfmance art.  #boxtape is a kind of a Stigmergy, the principle of which is that the trace left in the environment by an action stimulates the performance of a next action, by the same or a different agent. In that way, subsequent actions tend to reinforce and buld on each other, leading to the spontaneous emergence of coherent, appearently systematic activity - box tape. 



Tale of the tape art enchants downtown office workers. To read the January 26 Calgary Herald, click here

Sculpture made of tape a sticky, temporary attraction in downtown Calgary Plus-15. To read the CBC news article from January 25, click here

What they're saying

"...the show was amazing! I really loved it. Such a pure & simple idea, & interactive in all the ways I love while shunning all the ways that bore me or make me feel old...A zillion congrats!"
- Guy Madden, Canadian film icon


Developed in collaboration with: Peter Trosztmer, Jeremy Gordaneer, Thea Patterson, Elinor Feuter, Sonya Stefan, Lois Brown, Nathan Yaffe, Sigrid Patterson, Chi Long, Winnie Ho, Emmalie Ruest, Karen Fennell, le Robin Pineda and the public


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