Installation

 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 […]

 Sarah Faye Bernstein

SOFAR Sounds Comes to Vancouver

SOFAR Sounds Comes to Vancouver

songs from a room

Words and Photography by Sarah Faye Bernstein On November 17th, I had the ultimate pleasure of attending my first sofar sounds show in Vancouver. What started as a small, by donation live music show in an apartment in London, “songs from a room” has exploded globally, and now Vancouver’s got our own branch happening! The […]

 Andi Icaza-Largaespada

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 […]

 Brit Bachmann

The Field Trip Revisited

The Field Trip Revisited

An art lover’s journey into the peripheries

Words by Brit Bachmann + Photography by Sheng Ho The initial gathering of our Field Trip group is almost too reminiscent of awkward school days. Slowly and cautiously, people funnel into the foyer just outside the Audain Gallery. It isn’t until the animated Andrea Creamer of SFU’s Vancity Office of Community Engagement extends a loud […]

 Andi Icaza-Largaespada

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 […]