Andi Icaza-Largaespada

Dancing and Advancing to the Edge

Dancing and Advancing to the Edge

In preparing Together () Apart, a performance installation by performer and MFA candidate Isabelle Kirouac.

Word + Photos by Andi Icaza-Largaespada Midday on a Sunday towards the end of May, Isabelle Kirouac and Willoughby Arevalo are hand knotting a surprisingly complex structure made up of bamboo logs and white fabric on the floor of SFU Woodward’s Studio T. Surrounded by thick black drapes, the labyrinth-like performance space is still in […]

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Home Dream Home: a Corporeal and Ethereal Location as Art

Home Dream Home: a Corporeal and Ethereal Location as Art

Interview + Photographs by Andi Icaza-Largaespada On the evening of November 28th, Access Gallery held the opening of Catherine Pulkinghorn’s exhibition Home Dream Home, curated by Shaun Dacey. Home Dream Home is a process-based dialogue on the construction of Home as space for shelter and lifestyle, and the real estate market’s simultaneous toll on socioeconomic […]

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The Colourful Macaroni

The Colourful Macaroni

Benjamin Marvin's The Macaroni Dance! Or: Fryin' up Some Cucumbers opens at Sunset Terrace.

Photography by Andi Icaza-Largaespada + Words from Event   Are you familiar with the intricacies of the macaroni dance? The macaroni dance exists as a possibility, it is always present. Perhaps it is a line, or it could be a pattern – but does it exist without us? No It is a product of our […]

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Cast Album Fundraiser

Cast Album Fundraiser

Photography by Andi Icaza-Largaespada Before setting of to their brief break from playing live (6 months!) Cast held a fundraiser show at China Cloud with guest tap dancers. Preceded by Tiny Pyramids, Vancouver’s Sun Ra tribute trio, the night unfolded into an array of experimental sounds that excited the ear and warmed the already cozy […]

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Sweaty Bones, Sweaty People

Sweaty Bones, Sweaty People

Rainbow Connection held Sweaty Bones 11: Heidi for School Board! alongside Art Trap, Co-Curated by Ezra Bloom

Photography by Andi Icaza-Largaespada Last month saw Sweaty Bones 11th edition held at Rainbow Connection with an array of Djs, artists and installations for the conjuct Art Trap exhibition, co-curated by Ezra Bloom. Preceeded by a collaborative set-up alongside Sweaty Bones’ founder, host and exhibitor Heidi Nagtegaal: the early evening brought space to talk municipal […]

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Looking Deeper Into A Transitioning Chinatown

Looking Deeper Into A Transitioning Chinatown

Julia Kwan’s Everything Will Be documentary aims to re-engage the community of one of North America’s oldest cultural enclaves

Written + Photography by Andi Icaza-Largaespada When Julia Kwan’s Everything Will Be screened at SFU Woodwards’ Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, most 350 seats were taken: the theatre felt bubbling and packed. Arriving a few minutes late granted me first-row, neck-stiffening seats. This was the second of four sold-out screenings of Everything Will Be during the 2014 […]

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ISSUE Mag Launch and Vancouver Art/Book Fair Bring the Crowds to UNIT/PITT

ISSUE Mag Launch and Vancouver Art/Book Fair Bring the Crowds to UNIT/PITT

Third issue coincides with The Monochrome Shop's last week of exhibition

Photography by Andi Icaza-Largaespada For their third issue launch, ISSUE mag combines forces with the Vancouver Art/Book Fair preview after party at UNIT/PITT. VANDOCUMENT’s photographer Andi Icaza-Largaespada hung out at the launch for two hours. UNIT/PITT was kept busy all night as crowds of people, from gallery goers to VA/BF previewers came and went. From […]