Angus Steele-Gaffney is an interdisciplinary artist, performer, producer, and writer based in Toronto*.
He builds interactive electroacoustic, audiovisual, and performance works that dislocate practiced modes of perception in order to facilitate play, indeterminacy, and new ways of considering experience in the digital era.
Angus has performed and/or presented events at the Oscar Peterson Concert Hall, Mainline Gallery, the 10 des Pins Loft Spaces, Eastern Bloc, Bar le Ritz PDB, and Theatre Porte Rouge. He has also toured and recorded with The Count Ferrara Band and exhibited work as part of Montréal's Art Matters Festival.
Angus is a co-creator and curator of KALYX Collective, a group dedicated to creating innovative and unconventional performance events that foster exchange between emerging artists across disciplines in the Montréal** area.
Angus has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Music and English Literature from Concordia University, Montréal**. He has also worked as an educator in Canada and Taiwan. He currently lives and works in Victoria***, British Columbia.
* Tkaronto/Toronto is located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishnabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. It is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit, Métis, and other peoples and is covered by Treaty 13 with the Mississaugas of the Credit.
** The Kanien’kehá:ka and Anishinabeg Nations are recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which Tiohtià:ke/Montréal is located. It is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations and today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples.
*** The city of Victoria is located on unceded Coast Salish land traditionally belonging to the Lekwungen Peoples and the Esquimalt, Songhees and W̱SÁNEĆ first nations whose relationship with the land continues to this day. Title to this land has never been surrendered to the Canadian Government.
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