Ash Tanasiychuk

Art! Books! and Mags! and Zines! and…

Art! Books! and Mags! and Zines! and…

A look back at the 2017 Vancouver Art Book Fair

We had a fantastic time at the 2017 Vancouver Art Book Fair. It was the 6th annual. This was the 4th time we have documented the Fair. 2013 2014 2015 2017 fundraiser We're setting up at @vancouverartbookfair ! Come visit us. We just found our table – its on the main floor – same room […]

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Six Fest @ 6th & Ontario

Six Fest @ 6th & Ontario

East Van community gathers for annual party in the street, complete with potluck, music, dancing... and a wedding!

Photos by Ash Tanasiychuk Six Fest is an annual, free, all day, all ages community event in East Van near Broadway and Main. This was the fest’s third year and featured a huge list of local creative talent, from a ton of musicians: Pitre Therapy Movieland Bushtit Leila Neverland Tyranahorse The Adulthood comedy & music […]

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Monomania II @ Trench

Monomania II @ Trench

Packed house for the opening night of the latest bi-annual exhibition of emerging local talent

On July 4th, 2013, Trench Contemporary Art Gallery held its opening reception for Monomania II: Vancouver Emerging. The exhibition featured over 20 professional Vancouver-based artists from a variety of practises and mediums, including a music/performance piece by Mike Bourscheid entitled “Introducing Myself To The Canada Geese” in which he played an odd bagpipe-like contraption. The […]

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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 […]

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As It Is at Wil Aballe Art Projects

As It Is at Wil Aballe Art Projects

Opening night featuring six artists bursts the seams of this tiny gallery space

Words by Celesse McCarthy Photos of opening night by Ash Tanasiychuk Photos of art provided by Wil Aballe — THE ARTISTE As I approach the buzzer for The Artiste live-work studios on Scotia St, I see a woman standing there, perplexed. I, for some bizarre reason, am not prepared to engage. Perhaps it’s the heat […]