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 […]

 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 […]

 Kendra Archer

Hullabaloo

Hullabaloo

Photos by Kendra Archer Hullabaloo is a youth poetry festival. 16 school teams composed of over 80 youth poets from all over British Columbia come together to complete in slams, participate in workshops, see great feature poets and connect with other writers. — Hullabaloo image gallery – photos by Kendra Archer

 Jon Vincent

Snooze Fest Blasts Vancouver’s Sleepy Disposition

Snooze Fest Blasts Vancouver’s Sleepy Disposition

Wake up! To a brand new 4 day electronic / noise / experimental music fest

Snooze Fest: Perhaps a stab at everyone trying to out-hype everyone else in the promo of the “next big event,” Snooze Fest‘s event write ups signed off with: (; ̄O ̄)*yawn* But from what we heard (& see in Jon Vincent‘s superb photos), the fest was anything but a yawner. These are artists to sit up & […]

 Adrienne LaBelle

Shout Back Festival 2013

Shout Back Festival 2013

Words by Adrienne LaBelle Photos by Hayley Gauvin and Ash Tanasiychuk Vancouver is a city in need of a lot of things, but affordable and accessible space seems to be one of the hardest to come by. To take on the task of arranging a 4-day festival that is completely all-ages and physically accessible, is […]

 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 […]