Installation

 Dillon Ramsey

Sixty Minutes of Solitude: A Review of The Builders

Sixty Minutes of Solitude: A Review of The Builders

An accumulation and performance built by unlikely architects, created and directed by Megan Stewart

written by Dillon Ramsey photos by Paula Viitanen & Ash Tanasiychuk Megan Stewart has always had an acute fascination with folk art, and her performances often take cues from this movement, possessing a vibrant, handcrafted aesthetic that is as fabulous as it is fantastic, in the original senses of those words – that is to […]

 Dillon Ramsey

Exploring the Microcosmos: Megan Stewart’s The Builders

Exploring the Microcosmos: Megan Stewart’s The Builders

8pm September 10-12, SFU Woodwards at Goldcorp Centre for the Arts

Dillon Ramsey words Paula Viitanen photos Anyone who has had the privilege of experiencing Megan Stewart’s theatre & projects will no doubt remember the mesmeric environments that define each performance: wondrous and whimsical, her sets seem to enclose the audience in dreamworlds made of mixed and repurposed materials, whose visual and spatial transformations effect an […]

 Justin Ramsey

Choose Your Own Adventure

Choose Your Own Adventure

Isabelle Kirouac’s Together ( ) Apart

Written by Justin Ramsey Photos provided by Isabelle Kirouac “Where are you coming from today?” “What is the purpose of your visit?” “How long are you planning to stay?” I’ve been groomed to handle myself with quiet, agreeable compliance at border crossings, and for the first minutes, Isabelle Kirouac’s performance and installation piece Together ( […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Wildlife Igniters, Peek A Boo, and the Glacier in the Main Ring

Wildlife Igniters, Peek A Boo, and the Glacier in the Main Ring

In Dreams group show at Astro Turf gets big Art Waste support

Ash Tanasiychuk photos Oh yeah! Art Waste! My pics from massive group show In Dreams at Astro Turf Massive group show as part of Art Waste 2015 edition. Featuring artists: Olga Abeleva Frances Breden & Emma Lowther The Bush Collective Paul Carr Tanya Crail Natalie Crema Aisha Davidson Caton Diab Grace Eakins Rebecca Dueck & […]

 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 […]

 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 […]

 Corie Waugh

Cultivating Equilibrium

Cultivating Equilibrium

Opening Night at Unit/Pitt

Photo-documentation by Corie Waugh The artists, Patrick Campbell and Madison Killo, have been successful in transforming the gallery of Unit/Pitt into a new space for their exhibition, Cultivating Equilibrium, by recontextualizing the Bloedel Conservatory. “Madison Killo and Patrick Campbell transform the gallery space into an immersive, non-site recontextualization of what is known in the rhetoric of […]

 Brit Bachmann

Untap the Millennial Mind

Untap the Millennial Mind

CultureBeast’s Kenneth Lamar puts the ‘con’ in BeastCon

Words by Brit Bachmann + Photos by Andi Icaza-Largaespada Unless you are oblivious to all the ‘Gen Y’ bashing in media, you are familiar with the term Millennial. Wikipedia defines the Millennial Generation, otherwise known as Generation Y as anyone born between 1980 and the early 2000’s. While certain authors praise Millennials for their sense […]

 Brendan Yandt

House Calls

House Calls

thrum shakes ten fifteen maple

words/images/recordings by Brendan Yandt “You wanna beer?” Frequently one of the first sounds heard by those entering the ten fifteen maple field house, artist Kristen Roos poses the question whenever a newcomer is spotted. Offering a cheap can of hospitality, Roos sets a social tone that frames the performance of his new sonic installation, thrum. […]