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 View this post on Instagram We're setting up at @vancouverartbookfair ! Come visit us. We just found our table – its on the […]
What does Red Gate's new residency at the Revue Stage mean to this cleverly rebellious underground arts org?
VANDOC: How did Red Gate’s takeover of the Revue Stage come to be? Jim Carrico: In the spring of last year we were approached by a members of the “Granville Island Vision Committee” to discuss their plans for repurposing the Emily Carr buildings on Granville Island after the art school departs for their new Great […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sept 10-20 @ Carousel Theatre, Vancouver Fringe Festival
Words and Photos by Jon Vincent The event was held at the Carousel Theatre in Granville Island. Fronted by Chris Stache and Travis Bernhardt. The show ran from Sept 10-20th, with a different theme every performance, from straight up improv to improvised church service. On a regular night, the duo perform the entire time, but […]
an evening of live musical performances by incredible local bands
On Thursday May 7th, The Biltmore Cabaret welcomed a line-up of new and emerging bands such as Red Moon, First Full O’Snacks and Sunny Pompeii for an eclectic night of minimalist avant folk pop, and dark indie soul rock. VANDOC photographer Jon Vincent was there to capture newcomers Red Moon… … and Fist Full […]
Carol Sawyer at Republic Gallery
Words by C. Stewart + Photos by Jon Vincent Those present at Republic Gallery for the opening of Carol Sawyer’s Shadow Puppet pressed up close to one another while chatting, maintaining a respectful yet unbidden distance between themselves and the two-channel video installation projected at the far end of the gallery. To get to a […]
77 participants. 48 projects and performances. A huge photo gallery + 17min video recapping it all. A once in a lifetime event.
Photos by Ash Tanasiychuk and Jon Vincent Video by Ash Tanasiychuk and Tara Flynn Text from On Main Gallery’s press release Thru the Trapdoor was an interdisciplinary art exhibition and event that took place from April 22 to 27, 2014. It was produced to mark the end of an era for the building at 1965 […]
Sonic Weaving/A Collection of Shadows
Words by Nicole Dumas Photos by Jon Vincent With the electric hum of busses behind, I enter Field Contemporary. Guests fill the cozy gallery and group together in monochromatic ensembles as if curated to match the artwork. People relax into revelations about desires for community and collaboration – a number of essays and books are […]
In honour of the kickoff of the new edition of New Forms Festival – always highly innovative and entirely unique – we look back at NFF13, which engaged 4 days & nights 7 venues over 20 artists film + sound + installation + talks + much more Photos by Leslie Kennah + Alan Derksen + […]