Keely O’Brien

Keely O'Brien is an interdisciplinary artist and Co-Artistic Director of Vancouver-based experimental theatre company Popcorn Galaxies. Her art practice incorporates intricately handmade objects with innovative theatre creation. Devoted to a thoroughly DIY process, Keely’s work includes puppetry in miniature and enormous scales, immersive installations, imaginative ephemera, and interactive experiences. As a community engaged arts educator Keely creates and facilitates participatory and collaborative artwork with community members and organizations. Through site-responsive and engaged processes, Keely's work aims to celebrate the potential for creativity and community in the place and people around her.