Bio

Heather Hermant is a Toronto-based interdisciplinary poet, performer, facilitator, curator, scholar and educator. She works across genres including spoken word and storytelling, physical theatre, video and sound, social practice and community arts. She has taught Community Arts Practice at York University since 2006; she holds a Magisteriate in Environmental Studies from York University; and she is awaiting a defence date for her PhD in Gender Studies at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Heather was an Associate Artist at Vancouver’s urban ink productions from 2006-2014. Her work in a variety of media has been shown locally and internationally and she has been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, the Toronto Arts Council as well as through numerous residencies and partnerships.