Vanessa Dunn

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Vanessa’s practice focuses on the creation and exploration of spaces and projects informed by politics, identity, community, and performance. As lead singer of the feminist queer art rock band VAG HALEN, Vanessa has toured nationally and internationally, performing at the Venice Biennale, Luminato, Bournemouth Arts Festival, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and more. As a performer and director, Vanessa’s work has been a part of Summerworks, Habourfront’s HATCH, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and the University of Toronto. Vanessa co-directed Buddies’ 2017 production of The Youth / Elders Project and was project lead on The Youth / Elders Podcast.