Sense That Sin

My new multidisciplinary art installation called “Sense That Sin” will be presented for the first time in Powell River, BC , at the Expose Yourself Art Exhibition from March 16th to 19th – with a special live performance on Friday  March 17th. My contribution to the art show includes 3 art dolls, one live doll and an accordion player. My inspiration for this exotic/erotic experience was flowers and their surroundings with all the lushness this implies for our senses when we allow ourselves to fully experience them.

But who – might you ask – will be performing at the special live show? Well, without any further ado, let me introduce you to Namchi Bazar and Del Riveria !!!

Namchi Bazar impressive career started with her early training with the Royal Vancouver Ballet Academy, which was followed by years spent with the Arts Umbrella Youth Dance Company. She would then move on to more exciting training at the West Coast Ballet Institute with special tutelage under Crystal Pite. Namchi completed her BFA in Contemporary Dance from Concordia University and pursued a career as an independent choreographer and performer, pioneering some experimental venues and performances, including Piss in the Pool with Sasha Kleinplatz, Andrew Tay and Dana Michel.  Namchi dabbled in the wonders of the circus arts with special performances for Cirque du Soleil. She also spent years studying different types of Classical Indian dances and folk styles from Rajasthan. Namchi developed her love for collaborative projects and continued to forge new pathways in Indo-fusion dance aesthetics, working with diverse artists and mediums including Beats Without Borders, Adam Shaikh, and Tarun Nayar. Namchi has most recently worked with Meinsje Vlaming and the Dream Caravan from Cortes Island, BC who blend elements of flamenco, gypsy and belly dances with theatrical circus arts.

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Del Riveria is a man of few words but of serious talent! He has collaborated with Laura Balducci on her last few art installations, The Stuffy Collection and The Other-Side presents That Wall, gracing them with his accordion improv. Del also plays with The Slim Milky Band from Powell River and The Improv Choir… Singer, songwriter, composer, accordionist/pianist, actor, impresario, busker, improviser and (from an early age) parade instigator, Del Riveria is a performance artist extraordinaire!

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Food Fued

Food Fued is part of In Cahoots an art show @ The Slide Room Gallery in Victoria. Along with 54 other collaborations until November 30th.

Food Fued 16 x 24 Acrylic ,Watercolours ,Crackle , Collage ,Molding Mud ,Gold Leaf  – $650.00

Food Fued
Food Fued

A collaboration by Robert Skot McMillan and Laura Balducci

A message from my new studio

As we approach a the new year of 2015 I would like to send out a big cheer to everyone who has supported me in the last year,my friends, family and my man Chris Murdock.Without all your encouragement 2014 would not of been the same.I proud of my accomplishments for 2014 and am happy to invite you all to have a glimpse of my new studio space.At the moment I am finishing up the last week of The Stuffy collection a personal challenge of a photo shoot and painting a portrait a week for a whole year of my stuffed animal collection and have created a semi functional studio to do so.At the beginning of 2015 I well be finishing up the set up of my new working space and sharing some exciting news.In the mean time everything is art and I wish you all a safe and enjoyable New Years Eve .Until 2015 I shall sign off and continue doing what I do.xoxoxo from the studio on Cortes Island.

Laura Balducci