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 Brit Bachmann

‘Colour of Right’

‘Colour of Right’

Ground Gallery’s debut exhibition, In Passing, ex situ

Words by Brit Bachmann (accompanied by selections from Trespass Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 462). Photos by Brendan Yandt. At the end of a very long drive and an even longer bike ride into Point Grey, is a boarded up house insulated by a tall fence and scrubs. Cedar siding lifts off the structure from seasons […]

 Kaitlen Louise

Not Just Another Space

Not Just Another Space

Photos by Lukas Engelhardt Located at 1523 E Pender, Another Space Studio held their grand opening on Friday September 18th. They are a community creative arts therapy studio offering a variety of workshops and classes that focus on combining art and well being.

 Special Contributor

ISEA 2015: Re-examining Boundaries

ISEA 2015: Re-examining Boundaries

Four minutes with ISEA 2015 Symposium Director, Philippe Pasquier

Video by Jakub Markiewicz. In addition to being an associate professor in the School of Interactive Arts and Technology of Simon Fraser University’s Faculty of Communication, Arts and Technology, Philippe Pasquier was one of the Symposium Directors of ISEA 2015: Disruption, along with Thecla Schiphorst. ISEA was hosted at SFU Woodwards and select venues across […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Light Therapy

Light Therapy

ISEA2015 launches mellow but bright and generous with Instant Coffee party

Ash Tanasiychuk photos “Instant Coffee Light Bar is an ongoing art project that investigates the potential and power of light. The artists come to this idea through necessity. Living in a place such as Vancouver, Canada, where the rain can seem endless, the negative effects of the lack of sunlight on individual psyches and the […]

 Emily MacDonald

Transportation, Western Industrialized Society, Bikes and Shadows

Transportation, Western Industrialized Society, Bikes and Shadows

Preview of New Bronze Age July 7th

Words by Emily MacDonald Cities could always use more free accessible arts programming, and that is exactly what Western Front is bringing to Vancouver. Tuesday, July 7th is the next scheduled performance in Western Front’s New Bronze Age Series; presenting a free outdoor performance by Gamelan Bike Bike and artist collective Publik Secrets—George Rahi and […]

 Special Contributor

An Artist, Environmentalist & Political Prisoner

An Artist, Environmentalist & Political Prisoner

Contribution by Jakub Markiewicz

Editor’s Note: May 1 2015 Vancouver-based artist Jakub Markiewicz was arrested to face three weeks of jail time resulting from charges he received protesting the expansion of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline. He is currently released on bail, although the conditions of his release prevent him from participating in any form of environmental activism. The following […]

 Brit Bachmann

Makeshift Cowboy Meets Improvised Beach

Makeshift Cowboy Meets Improvised Beach

Klasika goes on an urban vandr

Written by Barbara Adler Brit Bachmann photos Brendan Yandt soundscape It feels like it happened a long time ago. A group of friends met in my office at SFU’s School for the Contemporary Arts, where I am currently a graduate student. We listened to field recordings I made last summer in the Czech Republic as […]

 Dillon Ramsey

Words Into Actions

Words Into Actions

Five performances at the Firehall Spring Arts Festival

Written by Dillon Ramsey Every year, the BC Buds Spring Arts Festival at the Firehall Arts Centre showcases some of Vancouver’s best emerging and established talent in the fine and performing arts. For an entire weekend, dozens of acts happen concurrently and consecutively each day—most are between ten minutes and half an hour in length—giving audiences an […]

 Christopher Edmonstone

#ArtistAtHome

#ArtistAtHome

Christopher Edmonstone gets up close with his epic portrait series of Vancouver artists

Photography by Christopher Edmonstone VANDOCUMENT is known for featuring the creative work of others. This time one of our own contributors, photographer Christopher Edmonstone, has been working on an ambitious portrait project called #ArtistAtHome for the past four months. Having shot concert photography for years in Vancouver, he has gotten to know some of the […]

 Alexandra Bischoff

Sounds and Movements Flex Staccato

Sounds and Movements Flex Staccato

Carolina Bergonzoni and Luciana D'Anunciação's new performance inflates Pandora Park Fieldhouse

Written by Alexandra Bischoff Photos and gifs by Ash Tanasiychuk An empty house (full of air) is the first public performance hosted by Dance Troupe Practice at Pandora Park Fieldhouse. It runs for only three days between April 17-19, 2015. The audience is asked to wait outside prior to the performance—it is a beautiful spring […]