Musical Repertoire from the Natalie Brettschneider Archive
Presenting music informed by the repertoire of Natalie Brettschneider, a genre-blurring performance artist, and her contemporaries. For the past 18 years, Vancouver artist Carol Sawyer has been researching, documenting and otherwise channelling the work and life of the early 20th-century Canadian artist Natalie Brettschneider—in large part, she says, to combat the shortage of information about interdisciplinary women artists of the early 20th century.
Percussionist Katie Rife works in a variety of styles, from new music to symphonic, and has a deep fascination with the many different sounds percussion instruments make. Recent CD releases include Surface Tension with the Ethos Collective and Immersion with Negative Zed, both on Redshift Records.
Elisa Thorn is an active member of the creative music scene known for her use of extended techniques, electronic effects, and unconventional uses of harp. She plays with many bands in Vancouver including Gentle Party, Elisa Thorn's Hue and The Giving Shapes.
Vancouver Art Gallery