Preview for Jess Dobkin
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In her fourth appearance at Edgy Women Festival, Jess Dobkin returns with her first presentation of a full length piece and a week long workshop on the concept of intimacy.

Finding time after her first day’s workshop at Studio 303, the Toronto-based performance artist explains that she’s not so much “teaching” intimacy, but exploring the idea of what intimacy is, and also what it is not.

“Its complexity as a subject is slippery in nature, drawing more questions than answers–that’s what draws me to the subject. In the last few days, I’ve been asking myself a lot: How do we create value or judge intimacy?”

The questions associated with Dobkin’s intimacy workshop aligns back to the scope of the festival itself, says Dobkin, “I am exploring and interested in these elements of risk, trust and vulnerability. That’s where I was coming from in designing this workshop.”

Catch Dobkin’s “Everything I’ve Got” for one night only on Wed, March 24, 7:30 p.m. Tangente. Get your tickets in advance.

Amy Fung

2 Responses for “Preview for Jess Dobkin”

  1. Studio 303

    Just ran into Jess at lunchtime 🙂
    Can’t wait to see her show tonight!!!!

  2. I just got back from Jess’s show. In a word: radiant. Brilliant. Loved it! The artist talk after was so satisfying… Ah!

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