March 19th – Galiano Island ft. Alanna Ho & Mustafa Rafiq

Tickets $20

(Early Bird Limited Tickets Available for $15 with the promo code “wonderment”)

Garden City Electronic Music Society and the Active / Passive Performance Society present…


Alanna Ho is an educator and performer based in Vancouver combining deep play, new media, and community engagement. Her current research is protest through play; toy hacking; generative memory; performances regarding liquids; and combining new media with alternative early education.

She has performed/exhibited at Gaffa (Sydney, AU), The Western Front, The New Media Gallery, Big Joy Experimental Music Festival, Tidal~Signal festival, The Anvil Theatre, Digital Carnival at the Richmond World Festival, VIVO Media Arts Centre, The Greater Art Gallery of Victoria, Centre A, Richmond Art Gallery and the SFU Audain Gallery.



Mustafa Rafiq is a multidisciplinary artist based in Treaty 6 land in Edmonton, Alberta. Their primary focus recently has been in exploring feelings connected with diaspora, gender expression and alienation through sound art. They also promote shows under Sweaty Palms which is, at it’s root, an organization based on amplifying comfort in community. Space to create and show work amongst your peers.

Mustafa also performs as a solo artist under the moniker of Family Injera, a project which has taken many forms. It moves from being a experimental ambient – traditional (Arabic/East Indian) guitar – collaborative free-form project. Preforming at festivals such as Big Fun (Respectfulchild) , Sled Island (with Oren Ambarchi/Will Guthrie Duo, Aus/FR), Pretty Good Not Bad (with Jessica Moss) and Black Arts Matter Festival, Edmonton Poetry festival (collab with Nisha Patel) + numerous presentations at Mile Zero Dance for Dirt Buffet Cabarets, RV There Yet? and SubArctic Improvisations.

They have also been a part of installations at Nuit Blanche Edmonton, Mcluhan Arts House (for Lauren Crazybull’s Artist Residency Showing) and various presentations at Mile Zero Dance and Good Women Dance Society.

Live Visuals by Chimerik 似不像  (Sammy Chien & Caroline MacCaull)

Also featuring a special screening of:

THE KILN PROJECT is a YouTube broadcast of the 17 minute dance film by Vancouver choreographer and dancer Shion Skye Carter and filmmaker Brenda Kent Colina (based in Ucluelet, BC), scored by Victoria-based Prince Shima.
This film explores the process of creating traditional binchotan charcoal and the history of Japanese settlement on Galiano alongside the choreographer’s and composer’s connections to the history of the people, land, and pit kiln.

A project initiated by Dance West Network: connecting artists and communities in motion’s PIVOT: Digital Collaborations, presented by Active / Passive and supported by LEÑA Artist Research & Residency Centre.

This event is supported by the Government of Canada and the BC Arts Council
Curated by the Active / Passive Performance Society.


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