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2012 – 2013 / make yourself aversion of your self a socially embedded performance which involved making and wearing a different text-based t-shirt every day for more than a year, documented on this website > >

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2014 / monument text-based t-shirts displayed and sold from a booth at the Sussex Flea Market in Sussex, New Brunswick

Sophia Bartholomew "ULTIMATE WORKOUT"

2014 / Ultimate Workout a four-hour-long performance, reading critical theory out loud while doing aerobics, for M:ST Performative Art in Calgary and Lethbridge, photographed by Monika Sobczak, video documentation by M:ST > >

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2016 / Future Fitness a four-hour-long performance, travelling through mania and exhaustion to explore protective language behaviours, curated by D’Arcy Wilson for Saltbox Festival of Time-based Art at the Grenfell Art Gallery in Corner Brook, photographed by Leah Vokey Sing

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2018 / Too much too many, too little too late. a series of ephemeral experiments co-performed with Hannah Doerksen in Medicine Hat, video on Vimeo > >

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2015 / twenty eight minutes like twenty eight years a performance for pizza hut publishing in Vancouver, organized by Leigh Tennant and photographed by Kathryn Alder, video on Vimeo > >

Bread & Roses 12016 / Bread & Roses a performance with rudi aker for FLOURISH Festival in Fredericton, using textiles, white bread, honey, pressed flowers, wax paper, protective circles, and audio loops, photographed by Chris Giles, video on Vimeo > >

A_MG_8199_32016 / bag body, body bag a performance for Rencontre internationale d’art performance de Québec (RiAP) at Le Lieu in Québec, diagramming experiences of physical dissociation and gender dysphoria, photographed by Manoushka Larouche

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2014 / going out of business like its going out of style an installation and performance at Third Space Gallery, liquidating t-shirts from an empty storefront in downtown Saint John, photographed by Christiana Myers

10-sb-2013-the-resolute-parka2013 / The Resolute Parka a series of conversations and artworks hosted in and around my winter coat during a residency at the Banff Centre, documented on this website > >

09 sb 2016 The Resolute Parka2014 / Dance or Exercise on the Perimeter of a Square a performance considering the urgent provision of possible space during a research residency in Havana with Marilyn Volkman, Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo and Dan Paz, photographed by Javier Rivera Castro

DANCE HALL FIRE HALL Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo PHOTO Jeremy Pavka2016 / Dance Hall, Fire Hall a project using studio space in a historic fire hall to host events, including artist talks by Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo and Camille Turner, and free school held in partnership with the Calgary School of Informal Education, supported by a three-month-long City of Calgary public art residency, photographed by Jeremy Pavka

The Friday Night Book Club for Collected Sights and Sounds2016 / The Friday Night Book Club for Collected Sights and Sounds a provisional space-making project, reading texts and objects together in the interstices of M:ST Performative Art festival, photographed by participants

sb_interpretive_dance2012 / interpretive dance immersive audio and video projection, installed in a locked seminar room for the BFA graduation exhibition at the University of British Columbia

sb_hair_cut_piece2011 / hair/cut piece public performance with Leigh Tennant and Claire Sproule, in front of Walter C. Koerner library at the University of British Columbia, photographed by Athena Papadopoulos