Central Library's Lorne St. entrance is temporarily unavailable this morning due to a mural installation. Please use the 12th Avenue door instead.
The performance includes a procession of musicians, goats, farmers, beekeepers and a donkey.
The Salt, the Milk, the Donkey, the Honey, the Folk Singers is part of an ongoing series of work about global trade, food production, and advanced industrialism and has been presented at various locations throughout the world
Bill Burns was born into a book selling family in Regina, Saskatchewan. He received an MA from Goldsmiths College in London. His work about nature and civil society has been shown at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul. He has published more than a dozen artist books and audio recordings with national and international publishers. He has been Artistic Director of the Dogs and Boats and Airplanes choir since 2010. Burns lives in Toronto, Canada.