Discussion with Caroline Dubois, Claudia Fancello, and Jacob Wren of PME-art as part of the project HOSPITALITÉ 2 : peu à peu, une vue d’ensemble.
Over the last ten years, PME-ART has presented its creations in Quebec, Canada, Europe, Japan and the United States. Its recent works include THE TITLE IS THE QUESTION (Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery), HOSPITALITY 1: The Title Is Constantly Changing (Studio 303, Rhubarb! Festival and Centre Clark) and HOSPITALITY 3: Individualism Was A Mistake (Usine C, Harbourfront Centre, Perfect Performance Festival-Stockholm, Inkonst-Malmö, Brut-Wien and FFT-Düsseldorf).
An artist working in visual arts, performance art, dance and theatre, Caroline Dubois collaborates with artists such as Julie Favreau, Belinda Campbell, Stéphane Gilot, Silvy Panet-Raymond and Antonija Livingstone. Her work has been presented at Dare-Dare, Clark, FTA, Tangente, Theatre La Chapelle, La Vitrine (Paris), among others. Claudia Fancello is a choreographer, performer and teacher; she collaborates with Ame Henderson/Public Recordings (Manual For Incidence, /Dance/Songs/) and Martin Bélanger (Grande Théorie unifiée, L’Ère des Ténèbres) among others. Many creations she was part of are now touring in Canada and abroad. Co-artistic Director of PME-ART, Jacob Wren is a writer and maker of eccentric performances. His work has been seen in Canada, the USA, Europe, Asia and Australia. His books include Unrehearsed Beauty and Families Are Formed Through Copulation. He frequently writes about contemporary art.