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Pique ✦ fall edition

September 11, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm


Pique Fall Edition is a hybrid event with limited capacity live outdoor performances, indoor screenings, installations, a workshop, and a digital program of audio-visual works available on demand at thisispique.com.
For more info visit thisispique.com
Featuring IRL:
Backxwash x Mechant Vaporwave


Debby Friday
Frosty Valentine
Quinton Barnes
Yolande Laroche

Lady Charles
Jules Filmhouse
Randy Schmucker
+ a workshop in collaboration with Pass the Vibes✧
and URL:
Abdu Ali
La Neve
New Chance
Amanda Lowe
Guest curator Shaya Ishaq
(✧ guest curated programming)
– Wear a face mask at all times, even while outdoors, if you cannot maintain a 6 foot physical distance with other people
– Standing and/or dancing is permitted only while wearing a face mask
– Food and beverages should be consumed only while sitting, preferably outdoors, at a 6 foot distance from those not in your household or bubble
– Wash your hands or use the provided hand sanitizer often
– By purchasing a ticket, you provide your contact information for contact tracing purposes. Attendees who purchase a ticket at the door must complete a contact tracing questionnaire on site.
In-person programming will be happening in and around the Arts Court and Ottawa Art Gallery buildings, including the SAW Courtyard and OAG Jackson Terrace. Live performance spaces are accessible by ramp, and the indoor spaces are accessible by automated doors and elevator to all floors. We regret that the Portico performance area is not accessible to everyone. Wheelchair accessible, gender neutral washrooms are available throughout the building.
For accessibility and visitor information for the Arts Court building and the OAG go to:
All Pique virtual content will be accessible online at thisispique.com.
Attendees are expected to respect one another. Violence, aggression, oppressive behaviour or language, or bullying will not be tolerated. If you are currently implicated in an accountability process, please ensure you are respecting the space and well-being of those your actions have affected before joining this space virtually or in-person. If staff and/or Board are made aware of any behaviour that violates our safety policy, the person(s) perpetuating this behaviour will be asked to leave immediately. We reserve the right to intervene and/or remove ANY person(s) in the space who are creating or contributing to an unsafe environment.
We acknowledge and pay respect to the Algonquin Anishinaabeg people on whose land we operate. If you support our programming, please consider supporting a local Indigenous organization or fundraiser. Learn more about this land acknowledgement, and find educational resources and ways to support.
Pique is produced in partnership with SAW, Ottawa Art Gallery, Artengine, DAÏMÔN, Digital Arts Resource Centre, Firegrove Studio, Le Seltzer, Dominion City Brewing Co., Also Cool Magazine, Ottawa Fringe, CKCU FM, CHUO FM, Apt613, and is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Canadian Heritage, City of Ottawa, Ottawa Community Foundation, SOCAN Foundation, and FACTOR.
Graphic design & web development by @mouthoftiger. Original wordmark typeface created by Moritz Esch.


September 11, 2021
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Arts Court
2 Daly Ave
Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2 Canada
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