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Gary Kirkham is an artist and playwright. His art installations include Transformed Through Touch (Cambridge Art Galleries), Libby Hague's Experiment for a Closing (Idea Exchange), Blue Memos (Numus/...

Gary Kirkham is an artist and playwright. His art installations include Transformed Through Touch (Cambridge Art Galleries), Libby Hague's Experiment for a Closing (Idea Exchange), Blue Memos (Numus/InterArts Matrix Theatre David Earle). He has created video installations for CAFKA, UnSilent Night, The MT Space, Summerworks, Nightshift, Randolph Academy (Belgium), and Greenlight Arts. Gary is an award-winning playwright, his plays include Falling: A Wake, Queen Milli of Galt, Pearl Gidley, Rage Against Violence (with Dwight Storring), and Pocket Rocket (with Lea Daniel). He in an artistic associate with the MT Space and has worked in collaboration with the company on several shows including Amal, Body 13, Seasons of Immigration, and the critically acclaimed The Last 15 Seconds. He has written several adaptations including Radio Leacock, Easter (by August Strindberg), and Bottom and the Mechanicals. His plays have been produced by over 80 theatre companies across Canada and internationally. His scripts have be translated in French, Italian, and Arabic. Gary was the Playwright in Residence e at the Blyth Fesitval in 2008.