Photography by VANDOCUMENT

Photographic documentation by VANDOCUMENT

 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 […]

 Jon Vincent

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2016

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2016

The Festival's 39th year, told through photos

Vancouver’s much loved music festival celebrated its 39th year with 60 international, national and local musicians, performing live and outdoors in Jericho Park, over the course of three days and nights. The Vancouver Folk Music Festival attracts a wide range of patrons from families to a young generation of music goers, all who can enjoy […]

 Jen Kennedy

Rivulets

Rivulets

Video, Words and Photos by: Jen Kennedy I arrived at a secret location in Chinatown to see three linked plays. The stories confront the look of madness or survival in a world at its absolute end. The series was called Rivulets, but the plays had their own subtitles and were separate distinct vignettes, all set […]

 Lukas Engelhardt

Scrap Map

Scrap Map

A new installation and publication by artist Sarah Davidson

Photographic documentation by Lukas Engelhardt From the event’s fb description: Join Project Space for our Monthly Open Studio, Scrap Map, an installation and publication by Vancouver-based artist Sarah Davidson. By transforming the unintended gesture of creating offcuts into a temporary installation work, Scrap Map creates a “mind map” reflective of the artist’s own process. Scrap […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Bathed in Blue Light, Banging Steam

Bathed in Blue Light, Banging Steam

A glimpse at the performances of Improvised Resolutions @ Gold Saucer

Photo and video documentation by Ash Tanasiychuk A friendly introduction, A gong, Bass & violin, Guitar, pedals, Lash out noise dance Improvised Resolutions, a night of improvised music at the Gold Saucer. Code of Silence, featuring Kıvanç Tatar on trumpet and electronics, Victor Zappi on D-Box (hackable musical instrument), Matthew Ariaratnam on prepared guitar and […]

 Lukas Engelhardt

Like Us. #VABF2015 Delivers Much More

Like Us. #VABF2015 Delivers Much More

Zines. Books. Mags. Sales. Talks. Swag. Tarot readings and paying off student loans. Plus an elevator handstand performance.

Photography by Lukas Engelhardt Free and open to the public, VA/BF is the only international art book fair in Canada and one of only two on the West Coast. In 2015 the event is anticipated to attract nearly 5,000 visitors from across the Greater Vancouver Area and beyond. Presented by Project Space, VA/BF is a […]

 Corie Waugh

My Missing Body

My Missing Body

Start to finish, an Immersive Workshop facilitated by Zoe Kreye and final performance at Western Front

Photography by Corie Waugh, description taken from the FACEBOOK page “In partnership with LIVE 2015 and the Western Front, artist Zoe Kreye facilitates an immersive workshop where participants develop embodied scores with an installation of ceramic sculptures. The workshop in its entirety is conceived of as a collectively developed performance ritual. Each session begins with a […]

 Brit Bachmann

‘Colour of Right’

‘Colour of Right’

Ground Gallery’s debut exhibition, In Passing, ex situ

Words by Brit Bachmann (accompanied by selections from Trespass Act [RSBC 1996] Chapter 462). Photos by Brendan Yandt. At the end of a very long drive and an even longer bike ride into Point Grey, is a boarded up house insulated by a tall fence and scrubs. Cedar siding lifts off the structure from seasons […]

 Dillon Ramsey

Sixty Minutes of Solitude: A Review of The Builders

Sixty Minutes of Solitude: A Review of The Builders

An accumulation and performance built by unlikely architects, created and directed by Megan Stewart

written by Dillon Ramsey photos by Paula Viitanen & Ash Tanasiychuk Megan Stewart has always had an acute fascination with folk art, and her performances often take cues from this movement, possessing a vibrant, handcrafted aesthetic that is as fabulous as it is fantastic, in the original senses of those words – that is to […]