Lisa Anita Wegner

Lisa Anita Wegner is metagender filmmaker, performer, curator, producer and consultant. Lisa is the creative producer of Mighty Brave Productions and haus of dada. Lisa’s work has been shown at the Phoenix Art Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, Mayworks Festival, Nuit Blanche Contemporary Art Festival, Long Winter, Gallery 1313, Toronto Art Fair, Phi Centre for Contemporary Art in Montreal. 

Lisa is pushing further with Ubermarionette movement, performing in venues like Anandam’s Body Break at Theatre Passe Murielle, PROCESS at Artscape Youngplace, Buddies in Bad Times, Fringe and Rendezvous with Madness Festival. Lisa exhibited writing and photography in Yoko Ono’s ARISING exhibition and has work in Shame Radiant, with East Window and Red Line Contemporary Art Centre in Denver Colorado. 

Wegner’s diagnosis of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a severe connective tissue disorder, brought understanding of what was going on with her body caused her to re-evaluate her approach to putting art out into the world; she adopted a slower, more compassionate methodology and began exploring ways of bringing people into her practice to establish a community of artistic support.  Lisa never stopped making work, despite health conditions, poverty and cognitive drop out.  Wegner credits art making with saving her life. 

See more about Lisa’s work, life, unusual body and art portfolio.

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