Heather Hermant is a Toronto-based poet, performer and scholar. She works at the many intersections of poetry, performance, video and sound, curation and social practice, with an interest in performing the relationship between archives, land and queerness. Heather’s solo show ribcage: this wide passage / thorax : une cage en éclats [trans. Nadine Desrochers] was exhibited at Vancouver’s Firehall Arts Centre in March, 2015. Heather was an Associate Artist at Vancouver’s urban ink productions from 2006-2014. She has been a finalist in the CBC Radio National Poetry Face-Off and the Canadian Spoken Wordlympics.
She teaches Community Arts Practice at the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto and is a PhD candidate in Gender Studies at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. She holds a BSc in Ecology and Environmental Biology from the University of British Columbia and a Magisteriate in Environmental Studies from York University.
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