Margaret Dragu was the recipient of the Governor General’s Award for Visual and Media Arts in 2012, the 2012 Éminence Grise for 7a*11d International Performance Art Festival (Toronto), and, in 2000, the first artist in FADO’s publication series Canadian Performance Art Legends. Dragu works in video, installation, web/analogue publication and performance. Spanning relational, durational, interventionist and community-based practices, she has shown in Canada, USA and Europe. in 2020 Dragu is celebrating her 49th year as working artist. Her favourite art-making material is still the body, despite or because of her bionic status as a grateful owner of two recent hip replacements.