Painter and Performance Artist
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Marisa Hoicka is an artist working in painting, performance art, video, fibres and installation. Often her shows combine these different interests. Her video work is distributed by
“…a rising star…”
wrote Paul Aguirre-Livingston from the Grid.
Sky Gooden from BLOUIN ARTINFO selected me as one of
“ARTINFO Canada’s 30 Under 30 2014″
“I can’t even begin to articulate how marvelous Hoicka’s piece is to watch, and what it means to me.”
(p.10-11) wrote Michael Lyons from Kapsula
“appropriately, obscenely tempting…perfectly extravagant scene”
, Allison Cooley, 7a*11d International Festival of Performance Art
“Marisa Hoicka’s This Is Not A Test, is a pure delight”
wrote Norman Wilner from NOW Toronto
Currently on view:
I ‘m excited to announce my European debut with the exhibition
at the Galerie Kurt Im Hirsch in Berlin, Germany from November 1st- December 14. I’m honoured to be apart of a show with some of my favourite artists: Duke & Battersby, Steve Reinke, Turner Prize* and Joshua & Zachary Sandler. Curated by the lovely Evan Tyler.
That Teenage Feeling
My video “Still Life” will be screened this
Friday December 5th, 8pm
“That Teenage Feeling”
curated by Zach Pearl at VideoFag (187 Augusta Ave., Toronto.) The screening is part of
Wade IN an international artist share and video festival organized by Eastern Edge Gallery (St. John’s, NL).
7a*11d Toronto’s International Performance Art Festival
Catch me performing “Nature Morte,” opening night: Wednesday October 29th, 2014, 8pm at Artscape Youngplace.
My video “This is Not a Test” will be screened in
“Film Program in Which There Appear Colour Bars, Greek Pop Songs, Didactic Eye Makeup, Etc.”
at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall, 317 Dundas Street West, McCaul Street entrance (Toronto) on April 13th at 6:30pm.
Screen Test : the Curatorial Incubator v.11
My video “Insides Out: Head, Shoulders, Knees & Toes” will be screened January 11th, 2pm at VTAPE, 401 Richmond Street, Suite 452. The show will be available to view until February 7th. A
of the show is also available at VTAPE.
InterAccess 30th Anniversary MECHA KUCHA
I will be giving a short talk about “Activation,” Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 6:30pm at The Drake Hotel – Underground, 1150 Queen St W, for
Interaccess’s 30th Anniversary.
Ladies Lugging Gear
I recently gave an artist talk at
Ladies Lugging Gear
November 14, 6pm at 16 Soho Street. Check out the
Rebels With a Cause Film Festival
My video “This is Not a Test” is being screened at the
Rebels with a Cause Film Festival
curated by FAG (Feminist Art Gallery -Deirdre Logue and Allyson Mitchell) on October 24th at York University.
My video “This is Not a Test” is being screened as part of “More Than Just Queer,” curated by FAG (Feminist Art Gallery -Deirdre Logue and Allyson Mitchell) at the
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
on Thursday March 14th.
“Art in Office”
A solo show of my paintings entitled “Meet Me Half Way,” was recently displayed March until the end of May at the Department of Canadian Heritage in Toronto
Nature Morte, a solo performance at Le Labo
, Toronto, 2012
Search, Marisa Hoicka and Johnny Forever
Power Ball: Quarter-Life Crisis
June 14, 2012.
Check out me being interviewed in my green screen suit by iChannel at Powerball at the Power Plant.
Museum of Contemporary Canadian
June 8, 2012.
Recently she was artist in residence (performance art) at the Etobicoke School of the Arts with funding from the Ontario Arts Council.
Also gave an artist talk at
Ontario College of Art and Design University
Berlin friends, Last call to see my video "Still Life" in "Purrr Verts" at Galerie Kurt Im Hirsch, ends Dec. 14.
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