Sound Archive: Jordan Tannahill on Mental Real Estate

Jordan Tannahill joined us on 25 September 2015 at the VAV Gallery to read and discuss his book, Theatre of the Unimpressed. In this clip he discusses mental real estate, the value of impermanence, and Videofag. Shout out to Jacob Wren. Complete sound archives will be updated soon. In the mean time follow us on Soundcloud for … Continue reading Sound Archive: Jordan Tannahill on Mental Real Estate

Trailer for Concord Floral (Surburban Beast, Jordan Tannahill)

Writers Read is kicking off the 2015-16 season with the multi-talented Jordan Tannahill. He is a Canadian playwright, filmmaker, and theatre director described by the The Globe and Mail as "the poster child of a new generation of (theatre? film? dance?) artists for whom “interdisciplinary” is not a buzzword, but a way of life.” Jordan … Continue reading Trailer for Concord Floral (Surburban Beast, Jordan Tannahill)

A Year of Collaborations: The 2015-2016 Season

This year Writers Read is bigger than ever, with authors from across Canada, Ireland, and the US. So far we have confirmed fifteen authors beginning with Jordan Tannahill (Sept 22nd), Mary Ruefle (Sept 25th) and Major Jackson (Sept 30th).  This year we are in collaboration with the Department of Canadian Irish Studies, the Centre for … Continue reading A Year of Collaborations: The 2015-2016 Season

Jordan Tannahill: Film, Theatre, Videofag

"Camp is such an interesting space for failure to fall within. Unintentional camp, obviously we can intentionally cultivate camp, but there are so many failures that do veer into that realm. I think queerness has for so long apprehended the jouissance or the necessity of embracing failure, the inability to conform. To embrace the impossible … Continue reading Jordan Tannahill: Film, Theatre, Videofag