Clea is a performing artist, designer, and director who has brought the language of contemporary puppetry to creations for theatre, film, music videos, and musical performances. Clea trained as a student of the sixth promotion at L’École nationale supérieure des arts de la marionnette, located at the International Institute of Puppetry Arts, in Charleville-Mezières, France. She has toured internationally with Feist, designing and performing live shadow puppetry and projections. She has taught puppetry as a visiting artist at McGill University, Concordia University, The Deer Crossing Art Farm (Gibsons B.C), and at M.a.i in Montreal. Clea grew up in Merville and now lives in Montreal with her family.
A LOVE LETTER TO WATER
“Restoring land without restoring relationship is an empty exercise.” – Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants, Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer RETURN TO WATER, the convergent program offered by the Comox Valley Art Gallery this spring, provides multiple channels for the community to engage in arts-based exploration of land use, climate, […]
Words by Glen SanfordPhoto by Clea Minaker