Francesco Gagliardi

Francesco Gagliardi is a performance artist, historian of performance, and occasional filmmaker based in Toronto. Programs of his performance work have been presented in San Francisco, Berlin, Tokyo, Milano, Torino, Los Angeles (The Wulf, 2008; Sea and Space, 2009; Pieter, 2011), and New York City (Ontological Theater Incubator and The Stone, 2009; Presents, 2011; Willow Place Auditorium, 2012). His Film Short Sentences: 1993-2005 was awarded the Overkill Award at the 2006 Images Festival. He has written about the photographic documentation of performance art in the 1960s and 70s, and is currently working on two research projects focusing, respectively, on the installation work of Joan Jonas and on Stuart Sherman’s tabletop performances.


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