Video by VANDOCUMENT

Video documentation by VANDOCUMENT

 Roger Black

Capture Launches at MOV

Capture Launches at MOV

Kick off of Vancouver's first annual city wide photography festival

On October 1 2013, Vancouver celebrated at MOV (Museum of Vancouver) as the city’s first annual photography and lens-based art festival – Capture Photo Fest 1.0 – kicked off. Capture Photo Fest 1.0 Launch Party @ MOV from VANDOCUMENT on Vimeo. Featuring 4 current Vancouver-based artists Lincoln Clarkes worldwidegreeneyes.com Brian Howell brianhowellphotography.com Angela Fama angelafama.com […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Performing Process

Performing Process

Project CPR 4.0 explores practice in choreography

Words by Alicia McLean Photos and video by Ash Tanasiychuk “A process is a process is a process, it falls into itself,” explains Claire French, the organizer of Project CPR (Choreographic Practice and Research), which is a choreographic lab for movement research that is now in its fourth year. As French explains, choreographers need to […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

coming from | going to – a night of film and sound

coming from | going to – a night of film and sound

Found footage and minimal sounds mesh for the most peaceful, respectful, and mellow evening party of the summer

Pics & vids by Ash Tanasiychuk On August 8 2013, thick in the heat streak typically unknown to Vancouverites, a group of artists held an outdoor evening screening in the industrial area near Clark Drive & 1st Ave. The event, entitled “coming from | going to – a night of film and sound,” happened in […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

VANDOCUMENT @ Khatsahlano 2013

VANDOCUMENT @ Khatsahlano 2013

Annual outdoor arts & music fest builds new connections and celebrates community

Photos by Sheng Ho and Ash Tanasiychuk Video shot & edited by Ash Tanasiychuk The sun was hot but the shade was cool. Khatsahlano 2013. VANDOCUMENT’s first booth at a festival. And it was a blast. We were based on Trafalgar, just off 4th, amongst fellow arts and community and arts organizations such as Bard […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Unlearning Weekenders: 12 Hour Procession & Artists’ Talk

Unlearning Weekenders: 12 Hour Procession & Artists’ Talk

Artists culminate their research with a procession through Vancouver's East Side, across two bridges, to Third Beach, to teach - or unlearn - more than expected

Words by Mariane Bourcheix-Laporte Photos by Ash Tanasiychuk The proposition was, from the start, intriguing: an open invitation to participate in the planning and realization of a 12-hour performance procession through Vancouver. This procession was organized as the closing event of a year-long research project undertaken by artists Zoë Kreye and Catherine Grau. Carried out […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Annie Briard’s Wanderings @ Black & Yellow

Annie Briard’s Wanderings @ Black & Yellow

Interactive animation captures the attention & the mobile phones of gallery goers young and old

Words & Photos by Ash Tanasiychuk Video by Tara Flynn WANDERINGS: A big night in many ways: * Annie Briard‘s 1st solo show in Vancouver * Back Gallery Project‘s opening exhibition at their new location * Black & Yellow‘s 1st curated show at this new space There was a wonderfully large turnout for the opening […]

 Lucia Misch

LocoMotoArt @ Queen Elizabeth Park

LocoMotoArt @ Queen Elizabeth Park

Experiencing nature versus grace

Words by Lucia Misch Video by Leslie Kennah LocoMotoArt Collective’s show of “digital eco-art” in Queen Elizabeth Park began at 9pm on Sunday night, meaning that my bike ride from Commercial Drive to Vancouver’s most elevated—and perhaps most beautiful—spot occurred at the height of the evening’s glow. Turning my head toward downtown as I crossed Grandview […]

 Tara Flynn

Agente Costura’s Lisa Simpson @ grunt

Agente Costura’s Lisa Simpson @ grunt

Performance artist reinvents fashion through live 'upcycling' of participants' clothing

Filming and editing by Tara Flynn On July 5 2013, artist Lisa Simpson (aka Agente Costura) transformed grunt gallery in Vancouver BC during an all day (2-10pm) performance. VANDOCUMENT’s Tara Flynn spent a section of the afternoon recording the performance. This beautifully edited piece provides a glimpse into Agente Costura and her work. Agente Costura’s […]

 Ash Tanasiychuk

Interview with Video & Performance Artist Lauren Marsden

Interview with Video & Performance Artist Lauren Marsden

An in-studio interview and on-site location visit reveal the history of Marsden's artistic practice and hint at where she's going next

Interview by Celesse McCarthy Videography by Sheng Ho Editing and post production by Ash Tanasiychuk Special thanks to Lauren Marsden for sharing her time with us.   In studio interview: VANDOCUMENT talks to video and performance artist Lauren Marsden Video and performance artist Lauren Marsden invites VANDOCUMENT to her studio to talk about the evolution […]

 Tara Flynn

Interview with Filmmaker Erik Paulsson

Interview with Filmmaker Erik Paulsson

VANDOCUMENT's Tara Flynn catches up with Erik during his film retrospective at VIVO Media Arts

Interview, filming, and post production by Tara Flynn Interview with Erik Paulsson, Vancouver filmmaker, as he embarks on his next journey. VANDOCUMENT visits VIVO Media Arts Centre to speak with Erik during a 3 day retrospective & fundraiser. In the interview he touches on his current process of creating a multi-part documentary series, exploring mysticism […]