Installation

 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. […]

 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 […]

 Nicole Dumas

A hint of death but no last rites this time.

A hint of death but no last rites this time.

Eschatons: The Touch and the Touched, November 14, 2014 at Dynamo

  Words + Photos by Nicole Dumas The invite for this show promised to be the “final event in the devine [sic] plan: the end of the world.” Doomsday has been prophesied to occur in many ways, both natural and supernatural. Tales abound of Antichrists, saviours’ second-comings, elemental disasters, comet collisions, etc. Cult and religious […]

 Andi Icaza-Largaespada

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 […]

 Tara Flynn

Thru The Trapdoor

Thru The Trapdoor

77 participants. 48 projects and performances. A huge photo gallery + 17min video recapping it all. A once in a lifetime event.

Photos by Ash Tanasiychuk and Jon Vincent Video by Ash Tanasiychuk and Tara Flynn Text from On Main Gallery’s press release Thru the Trapdoor was an interdisciplinary art exhibition and event that took place from April 22 to 27, 2014. It was produced to mark the end of an era for the building at 1965 […]