“ unapologetically promiscuous, polymorphous and perverse – Kwan’s queer take on love in The Mars Hotel is that she is interested in exploring its tropes in a manner that is deliberately askew, one that resists any totalizing grand narrative in favour of a slow accretion of episodes that are consistently off-kilter, that keep us off-balance and throw us off-course. Peter Dickinson, Performance, Place & Politics
‘ a brutally honest look at the feminine and masculine, and the sometimes tricky, ungainly meeting of the two.’
Janet Smith, The Georgia Straight
Impressions from Patii Smith’s ‘M Train’, invoke a danced Koan, performed to live music by Jo Hirabayashi
In Vertebrate Dreams is the collaborative meeting of Vanessa Goodman and Ziyian Kwan, an exploration of their creative camaraderie.