Photography by VANDOCUMENT

Photographic documentation by VANDOCUMENT

 Rennie Brown

The Distorted Nothingness of Being

The Distorted Nothingness of Being

Nothingness release their new album with a party at Hidden City

Local art rock band Nothingness celebrated the release of their new album Being with a loud show at Hidden City Records. VANDOCUMENT photographer Rennie Brown was there to grab some sweet snaps of the night. The band has ties to local faves Nam Shub, and expands upon that band’s diverse sounds with excellent indie rock […]

 Rennie Brown

Visitors From Far Away to the State Machine

Visitors From Far Away to the State Machine

Rennie Brown photographs Hong Kong Exile's PuSh Festival piece

Spanning video, music, and theatre, local interdisciplinary arts company Hong Kong Exile have been making innovative art for years. One of their latest pieces, Visitors From Far Away to the State Machine, was shown at PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, and our photographer Rennie Brown was at The Fox Cabaret to capture shots of this […]

 Rennie Brown

Artifact at Creative Coworkers

Artifact at Creative Coworkers

New work by four local artists

New shots of the Artifact opening at Creative Coworkers by new VANDOCUMENT photographer Rennie Brown. Check out more of Rennie’s work at renniebrown.com Welcome to the team, Rennie! At multi-use space Creative Coworkers (check them out, they’re cool, offering everything from tax help to get to know ya minglers to exhibitions like this one), four […]

 Shannon Miller

Winter Runway

Winter Runway

Isabelle Dunlop Clothing winter 2016 show at The Fox

Isabelle Dunlop Clothing‘s Winter 2016 Runway Show at the Fox Cabaret with musical performances by Combine the Victorious and special guests Terrace. Photos by Shannon Ruth Dionne Photography. Over 100 photos in the full gallery

 Christin Herrmann

Eastside Culture Crawl 2016

Eastside Culture Crawl 2016

Artists on Vancouver's Eastside open their studios to the public for the 20th Culture Crawl

Photos by Christin Herrmann An ambitious project to give exposure to Strathcona-based artists 20 years ago, The Eastside Culture Crawl has turned into one of Vancouver’s most loved annual arts events. VANDOCUMENT photographer Christin Herrmann roamed this year’s Crawl, which has grown beyond the borders of Strathcona proper from Railtown in the north, south to […]

 Alisha Weng

Gorging On Subtleties and Excess

Gorging On Subtleties and Excess

Not sent letters project no.21

Words provided by Jeremy Todd Photography by Alisha Weng This was the 21st NOT SENT LETTERS & GUESTS. Each event forms public constellations of engaged interdisciplinary practice, unmediated by the realpolitik conditions of contemporary art as a competitive professional sphere. The interrelatedness of art, society and everyday life is critically explored amongst a diverse plurality […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Next Stop, Aberdeen

Next Stop, Aberdeen

The inaugural exhibition at Plaza Projects in Aberdeen Square, Richmond

Photos by Ash Tanasiychuk Plaza Projects presents its inaugural exhibition curated by 7:30assemble, Precarium – Right Until Revocation, which is a convergence of five emerging curators and fourteen artists. Using this commercial space that has temporarily been made available, we are taking this moment of departure from conventional forms of an art institution to more […]

 Tara Flynn

Between Two Rocks: Robert Leveroos’ MFA Project

Between Two Rocks: Robert Leveroos’ MFA Project

Studio T, SFU School of Contemporary Arts

Between Two Rocks is a haunting and sumptuous performance full of bold imagery that will stick to your bones. The performance runs from September 22-24th, 2016 at SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts. A mountain of wool turns into a cloud. A stream of thread becomes a song and slowly leaks out a bucket. Morning […]

 Tara Flynn

Not Yet Yeti & Mine Agente

Not Yet Yeti & Mine Agente

Presented by Sawdust Collector at Gold Saucer Studio

On Wednesday September 14th, two multidisciplinary performances happened at Gold Saucer: Not Yet Yeti and Mine Agente. Music, movement, and live sewing, all photographed by Tara Flynn. NOT YET YETI Ben Brown: Drums JP Carter: trumpet and electronics Lee Hutzulak: bass and electronics Dave Leith: synthesizer and electronics John Mutter: guitar and electronics with special […]

 Lukas Engelhardt

Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2016

Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2016

Part of an incredible community: photos from this year's VQFF galas, receptions, performances, and Q&A's

Photos of the 2016 Vancouver Queer Film Festival by Lukas Engelhardt and Ash Tanasiychuk. In 2015, the Vancouver Queer Film Festival (VQFF) asked VANDOCUMENT to photograph the festival. They liked us so much they brought us back for 2016! We were asked to focus on these Q & A’s, galas, performances, cocktail receptions, and dance […]