Performance art

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Conjured Citations at Access Gallery

Conjured Citations at Access Gallery

A stop motion animation recreation of the original performance art piece

Photography and animated filmmaking by Ash Tanasiychuk On May 5 2013, as part of In This Together (curated by Derrick Chang), the Tri-University Master of Arts Colloquium between Emily Carr University of Art and Design (ECUAD), Simon Fraser University (SFU), and University of British Columbia (UBC), Guadalupe Martinez and Charlene Vickers, in collaboration with Luciana […]

 Sheng Ho

Broadway East Art Walk

Broadway East Art Walk

Free, family-friendly event revitalizes Mount Pleasant neighbourhood by connecting art with local businesses

The Broadway East Art Walk kicked off on Saturday June 8 2013 and VANDOCUMENT’s photographer Sheng Ho was there to capture it’s story. The initiative of the a group of passionate, community minded individuals in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood, “this event is meant to offer a taste of the larger Art Walk that is being […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Unlearning Weekenders Picnic Meeting

Unlearning Weekenders Picnic Meeting

At Maclean Park in Strathcona, Zoe Kreye and Catherine Grau gather participants to discuss and workshop in preparation for their 12hour performance art procession through Vancouver

Unlearning Weekenders: free public workshops for unlearning. Throughout June 2013, artists Zoe Kreye and Catherine Grau have been leading a series of workshops, from dance and movement to prop and costume building. The theme is unlearning. What does this mean to you? What have you been taught that you need to shake off? How would […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

SWEAT

SWEAT

Basket weaving performance by Gaye Chan @ Access Gallery

Stoked that I swung by to shoot Gaye Chan’s performance/theatre/demo piece SWEAT – it was even more visually alluring than I had hoped, and although a blustery windy day, there were enough people caught by her seemingly disembodied arms working away on weaving baskets to make for interesting shots. I spoke with Chan during, and […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Luciana D’Anunciação’s Echoes a Textural Body of Movement

Luciana D’Anunciação’s Echoes a Textural Body of Movement

At the SFU MFA Spring Exhibition, D'Anunciação's slow reveal of body is a teasingly visual masterpiece

In late March 2013, the Audain Gallery hosted the Spring Exhibition of the current Master of Fine Art students from Simon Fraser University. Titled Syllogisms, there was a wide range of work to take in: a gallery full of paintings, sculpture, projection, and video. I was asked by dancer Luciana D’Anunciação to photograph her performance, […]

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