Interviews

 Angela Ferreira

8minuteswith: Jamie Taylor and Sarah Faye Bernstein of The Jamie & Sarah Experience Project

8minuteswith: Jamie Taylor and Sarah Faye Bernstein of The Jamie & Sarah Experience Project

8minuteswith – podcast series Hosted by Angela Ferreira Introduction by Elliot Vaughan A place to historicize conversation, with Vancouver artists, about their artistic practice. Interview 1 – March 14, 2015 Jamie Taylor and Sarah Faye Bernstein of The Jamie & Sarah Experience Project Angela Ferreira asks Jamie & Sarah questions about how they met, how […]

 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 […]

 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 […]

 Brit Bachmann

Making Destroy Vancouver

Making Destroy Vancouver

An Interview with DV founder John Brennan

Interview by Brit Bachmann This is a shotgun preview of Destroy Vancouver XI, happening in less than 24 hours. Destroy Vancouver began in July 2012. It is a one-night music festival combining drone, harsh noise, free jazz and experimental electronic. Most instalments take place at VIVO, a media arts centre and venue that recently migrated […]

 Mark Jacobs

Ben Brown: Improvising His Way to Clarity

Ben Brown: Improvising His Way to Clarity

Interview by Mark Jacobs Photos by Harley Spade Vancouver-based drummer and composer Ben Brown has enjoyed an impressive career as an in-demand session musician and as the driving beat behind Pugs and Crows, with whom he won the 2010 Galaxie Rising Star Award for Best New Group and the 2013 JUNO Award for Instrumental Album […]

 Celesse McCarthy

Fort Talks: Memories, Mythologies, and Astronauts

Fort Talks: Memories, Mythologies, and Astronauts

The personal stories of Sean Karemaker

VANDOCUMENT presents: Fort Talks Memories, mythologies, and astronauts: the personal stories of Sean Karemaker hosted by Celesse McCarthy Sean Karemaker, one of the nicest guys in town, is also a fascinating visual artist. His work is a deeply personal exploration of life’s pitfalls and peaks, told through a graphic novel style of writing and illustration. […]

 Brit Bachmann

VIVO’s Tell-Tale Heart

VIVO’s Tell-Tale Heart

A preview of VIVO's On the Move installation July 26-31

Words by Brit Bachmann The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear. -Antonio Gramsci, Prison Notebooks Vol.3 [1929-35] Last year VIVO placed an open call for On the Move, a final artist residency in their […]

 Brit Bachmann

Mount Pleasant on the Rize: grunt gallery

Mount Pleasant on the Rize: grunt gallery

Discussing urban development with grunt's Glenn Alteen

Words by Brit Bachmann + Edits by Christopher Millin + Photos by Alisha Weng Last month Western Front, grunt gallery, Arts Factory, VIVO and C-Space were awarded a combined $4.5 million in the form of CACs, or Community Amenities Contributions. This money was part of $6 million donated to the City of Vancouver by Rize […]

 Brit Bachmann

Mount Pleasant on the Rize: Arts Factory

Mount Pleasant on the Rize: Arts Factory

A rundown of CAC funding in Mount Pleasant, and the construction of Elia Kirby's Arts Factory

Words by Brit Bachmann Edited by Christopher Millin A wave of arts funding is breaking over the Mount Pleasant area, substantiating its status as one of Vancouver’s most vibrant and experimental artist hubs. On June 11th Vancouver City Council unanimously voted in favour of allocating $4.5 million to select arts organizations in Mount Pleasant in […]

 Kaylin Metchie

Glancing inward to expand outward

Glancing inward to expand outward

A review/interview of Human Theatre Collective’s CAEZR: 33 Cuts

Words by Kaylin Metchie The sun was high in the sky as my boyfriend and I walked up the hill to The Cultch. It was the second time I had been there that week, and I was eager to satisfy my experimental/contemporary theatre itch. No matter whether you like or hate a play at the […]