Aisha Sasha John
AISHA SASHA JOHN is a dancer and the author of The Shining Material (BookThug 2011) and THOU (BookThug 2014), finalist for the Trillium Award. Aisha has performed in Kelowna, Marrakech, Montreal, New York, Oakland, San Francisco and Vancouver. She's presented talks at numerous art institutions in Toronto including the Art Gallery of Ontario, Mercer Union, and the Power Plant. Her solo dance show VOLUNTEER premiered at the 36th Rhubarb Festival (Buddies in Bad Times Theatre). In January 2016, Aisha's collaboration with Julia Thomas, WE ARE HANGING OUT RIGHT NOW, will premiere at Videofag. She is also the author of I have to live.(McClelland & Stewart, 2017).