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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

First Thursday Vancouver + Art Waste 2013

First Thursday Vancouver + Art Waste 2013

Two massive art events collide and explode the already busiest night of the week for Vancouver's visual arts exhibitions

The First Thursday Vancouver Art Walk and Art Waste collided in early June. The fourth day of the work week is traditionally THE night of the week to check out new art in the city – this is when most galleries launch their opening receptions. Chris Bentzen of Hot Art Wet City knows this; he […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Video Documentation by VANDOCUMENT

To compliment our excellent photographic and written documentation of your art and events, VANDOCUMENT is stoked to soon be adding video to our available services. Please check back soon, or give Ash a shout at 1.778.881.8932 or ash(at)vandocument(dot)com We’d love to hear from you! Thanks from Ash and everyone at the VANDOCUMENT team. Long live […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Visual Arts Celebration at The Cultch

Visual Arts Celebration at The Cultch

The DTES Small Arts Grants Exhibition's Opening Reception Celebration

To celebrate the Vancouver Foundation Small Arts Grants program, in partnership with Carnegie Community Centre, a gallery of work was selected by the incredible Sita Kumar, and hosted at The Cultch Gallery. The DTES Small Arts Grants “new initiative seeks to foster individual achievement amongst local artists in the Downtown Eastside neighbourhood.” Opening night was May […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Fair In The Square & Chinatown Sundays

Fair In The Square & Chinatown Sundays

A free community event blends into unexpected Chinatown discoveries

Being open to exploration in Vancity takes friend and actor Kelly Metzger and I to Victory Square for a Sunday community gathering, music, and BBQ where we meet dedicated community members and their groups who are working hard to better their neighbourhoods through a variety of support and educational programs and, after walking through Chinatown […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Background / ThisPlace Artists’ Talk

Background / ThisPlace Artists’ Talk

Artists Emilio Rojas, Igor Santizo, and Guadalupe Martinez close out the series of events that accompany Background / This Place at grunt with an artist talk and potluck

Following the official opening on May 10 2013, as well as various talks and walks to accompany the exhibition, artists Emilio Rojas, Guadalupe Martinez, and Igor Santizo held a talk/panel/Q&A on a Saturday afternoon at grunt gallery. This talk gave the audience an opportunity to hear about, ask about, and begin to understand the density […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Safe/Guard and Feast: Mystery and Intrigue at the rEvolver Festival

Safe/Guard and Feast: Mystery and Intrigue at the rEvolver Festival

A teasingly mysterious look a pair of original dance/performances by local Vancouver artists as they begin their run at Upintheair Theatre's rEvolver Festival at The Cultch

On an overcast afternoon in May, Hailey McCloskey and Ash Tanasiychuk of VANDOCUMENT headed to the soon-to-be destroyed green house at The Cultch to get a sneak preview of Safe/Guard and Feast. This show, featuring two separate, yet curiously connected, original works, has been notoriously advertised with very little literal explanation. “A Visual Poem & […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

District Dogs In The Window At Bird On A Wire

District Dogs In The Window At Bird On A Wire

Main Street shop invites a new creative entrepreneurial business to demo their process and product at this weekly event

As part of a super rad ongoing series highlighting the creators of the work sold at their shop, the owners of Bird On A Wire (2535 Main St) host “Artist In The Window” every Saturday from 11am to 4pm. It pays to get out and talk to shop owners! While on assignment for Vancouver Magazine, […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

You Came Here By Chance at 221A

You Came Here By Chance at 221A

An evening of photographic work address our idea of space in relation to environment

On a beautiful May evening, a group exhibition of photography opened at Chinatown gallery 221A. Attended by a range of people old and young, the show, curated by Avalon Mott, included something that could appeal to everyone. You Came Here By Chance was defined by being about place. But that’s where the similarities stopped. Although […]