Community

 Corie Waugh

FutureLoss community dinner at grunt

FutureLoss community dinner at grunt

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Photo-documentation of a community dinner hosted at the grunt gallery by curator Vanessa Kwan and artist Zoe Kreye for the project FutureLoss. Invitation: “As a small thank you for your participation in FutureLoss, grunt gallery and Zoe Kreye invite you and a guest to share dinner with us: Sunday, April 12th, 7pm grunt gallery 116 – […]

 Corie Waugh

Field Studies: Exercises in a Living Landscape

Field Studies: Exercises in a Living Landscape

Opening night and In Conversation

Photodocumentation by Corie Waugh Exhibition statement: “Presented in conjunction with Capture Photography Festival, Field Studies investigates radical and inventive ways in which our everyday landscape might be experienced and mapped. Rebecca Bayer and Laura Kozak’s community-based project The Hadden Park Map Exchange (developed through the Vancouver Parks Board Field House Residencies) documents the coming together […]

 Carla K. Stewart

Finding a Place for Philosophy

Finding a Place for Philosophy

Am Johal at the Vancouver Institute for Social Research

Words by Carla K. Stewart Photo by Alex Ross On March 2nd, the first of the Vancouver Institute for Social Research Spring 2015 lectures took place at the Or Gallery. This fourth series of VISR, which aims “to move beyond the borders of the traditional university and to open up a more accessible platform in […]

 Brit Bachmann

Why discuss the Burnaby Mountain protest?

Why discuss the Burnaby Mountain protest?

Setting a precedence for Vancouver-based protest art and culture

Words by Brit Bachmann + visuals by Corie Waugh, Sheng Ho & Jakub Markiewicz While the opposition to corporate interests on Burnaby Mountain has been an ongoing struggle over the last decade and more, the demonstrations reached a pivotal presence last September when Kinder Morgan acted upon plans to conduct test drilling for an expansion […]

 Dillon Ramsey

The Next Great Adventure

The Next Great Adventure

Wil Aballe Art Projects debuts its new location

Written by Dillon Ramsey From the corner of Frances Street, it’s easy to see where Clark Drive turns into a maze of brick and concrete, and terminates in the industrial warehouses and freight lines of Port Metro Vancouver. It might seem strange that an elegant new art gallery would be nearby – except that this […]

 Carla K. Stewart

Unsettled

Unsettled

Krista Belle Stewart at the Contemporary Art Gallery

Words by Carla K. Stewart Photos by Scott Massey Parallax occurs when an object appears to differ when viewed from various positions. A common example is the changing appearance of a celestial body when viewed from different points on the earth’s surface. Or, the flattening of a three-dimensional space into the two-dimensional plane of a […]

 Irene Lo

Cantonese Indifference: The Language of Chinatown

Cantonese Indifference: The Language of Chinatown

越界/粵界 (transgression/cantosphere), January 22, 2015 at Centre A

Irene Lo: words Alisha Weng: photos & GIFs Ash Tanasiychuk: photos & video The original exhibition wasn’t supposed to be 越界/粵界 (transgression/cantosphere). Two catalysts that got the ball going for local interdisciplinary arts company Hong Kong Exile to collaborate with Centre A for the show: the release of Julia Kwan’s documentary about Vancouver’s Chinatown, Everything […]

 Brit Bachmann

#KMFACE at No Way Cabaret

#KMFACE at No Way Cabaret

A picture is worth one thousand f*** offs

Photos by Sheng Ho + Words by Brit Bachmann No Way Cabaret was a celebration of endurance and a show of support for the opposition against pipelines. It was hosted by Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte and Gabriel Saloman in Unit/Pitt December 12, 2014. While the spirit was more sociable than urgent, No Way Cabaret was nevertheless a […]

 Brit Bachmann

Who do they think I am… Jim Pattison?

Who do they think I am… Jim Pattison?

Bah! Humbug! is A Christmas Carol with sass

Written by Brit Bachmann + photos by Alisha Weng Bah! Humbug! is a twist on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, drawing parallels between the squalor of Victorian London and Vancouver’s modern-day Downtown Eastside. This is the 5th annual year of Bah! Humbug!, with proceeds supporting Heart of the City Festival. Every year the play is […]

 Andi Icaza-Largaespada

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 […]