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Shannon Cochrane

Shannon is a Toronto based artist and performer. Her work has been presented at theatre festivals, performance art events, artist run centres and galleries big and small for all kinds of audiences throughout Toronto, and in Montréal, Halifax, Chile, Germany, Poland, Switzerland and the UK.

In 2001, Shannon was commissioned by The Art Gallery of Ontario to create two new performance works in celebration of the AGO's 100th Anniversary. She has toured and performed with the internationally acclaimed theatre group Compagnie PME, (Montréal), artists Tanya Mars and Louise Liliefeldt, and has collaborated with writer/director Jacob Wren. In 2002, she performed in Phil Nichol's Things I Like, I Lick, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival Scotland), where she created and performed a unique surprise ending for each of the 27 shows in the run. The show was nominated for a UK Perrier Comedy Award (2002) and was performed to an audience of 900 at Her Majesty's Theatre (London, UK) in the Perrier Pick of the Fringe, Series.

She is active in the national arts community serving on the Board of Directors for various artist-run organizations in Toronto, and contributes to the international community as one of the founding members, coordinators and programmers of the 7a*11d International Performance Art Festival, established in 1997 in Toronto.

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Media Works
100 Love [2001] - video
Serenade in 62 [2001] - video
Eleven Cent Magic [2001] - video
Record Breaker [2004] - video
100 People Performance, (performance possibility #4) - video
100 People Performance, (performance possibility #1) - video

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