Coman Poon is a Hong Kong-born Asian-Canadian theatre and performance artist. Aside from his own work as a theatre director and performance devisor, he was privileged to work with innovative theatre devisor Paul Bettis on A Club of Small Men and was a member of Istvan Kantor's Machine Sex Action Group, collaborating on diverse post-humanist performance/interventions & robotic/media installations. In Chicago, he has worked with the art-activist group RATIO (Tradeshow), performer and community art practitioner Nicole Garneau (Uprising #7) as well as engaged in a Taiwan-USA artistic collaboration with Erica Mott and Sheelah Murthy (How to Survive While in Exile). He is politically active and is involved with diverse grass-roots (arts, queer, youth, API and environmental sectors) not-for-profit organizations and community arts practices both in Chicago and Toronto. In 2008, he co-founded re[public] in/decency with Erica Mott (Chicago) , an inter-arts activist initiative and experiential creative think tank that explores the trans-national intersections between performance art, social justice activism and arts-informed pedagogy. He has just recently moved back to Toronto after three years of living abroad and recently collaborated with dancer/ choreographers Allison Cummings and Norma Araiza to present a duet of performance/lectures entitled: I'm not okay and I don't think you are...so...