Where did the idea for Online Artists Residency (OAR) come from? + introducing our first artist of 2020
Where did the idea for Online Artists Residency (OAR) come from? + introducing our first artist of 2020.
Celebrating the journey, not the destination, we're very proud to announce the launch of VANDOC's Online Artists Residency, affectionately known as OAR.
Announcing the launch of VANDOC’s Online Artists Residency, affectionately known as OAR.
Sara Khan's solo exhibition "Suraj Kinare" at Surrey Art Gallery
Sara Khan’s solo exhibit of paintings at Surrey Art Gallery is an impressive mix of skyscapes and dreamscapes.
A discussion with Odera Igbokwe
Igbokwe has been working hard to get ready for an upcoming group exhibition, Plantains & Pigments, which will open at Vancouver’s James Black Gallery in June 2019.
Following the work of interdisciplinary artist Zandi Dandizette at Miami Art Week
Zandi Dandizette, interdisciplinary new media installation artist and founder of Vancouver’s The James Black Gallery, works in illustration, video, performance, and, well, anything. “It doesn’t matter if it’s a blank canvas, or room, or whether I’m curating or even using my own body. The canvas or the space is what I’m using more so than […]
BAF Gallery, November 2nd to December 16th
By Adi Berardini As a teenager, I remember reading glossy magazines with tips on how to live a better life, often too riddled with tips like “10 ways to get perfect skin” or “How to lose ten pounds in ten days.” Kim Kennedy Austin’s series of work done throughout her residency at the Burrard Arts […]
Continuing the important discussion on documenting artists and their work
VANDOCUMENT has been requested by an artist to remove an article that had photos of their exhibition opening. The article’s photos were shot by professional photographer Angelika Kagan. You can view her work on her website angelikakagan.com Kagan’s photos were well lit, well composed, and a tasteful representation of the exhibition opening. Immediately after we […]
Exploring LAND through multimedia art at Digital Carnival 2017
Richmond World Festival might appear, at first, an odd venue for a carefully considered exhibition of new multimedia art. On the sunny Labour Day long weekend, the outdoor track and field of Minoru Park is unrecognisable. Young families mill around happily with big bags of kettlecorn; rowdy teenagers dash between vendors, enjoying the last weekend […]
Interdisciplinary artist Miki Aurora discusses her work in occult, ritual, and dissolving the disillusions of the heteronormative patriarchy
Beyond emerging in some ways, Vancouver artist Miki Aurora (her press release opens with the statement “Internationally exhibited…”) is not yet a household name. But with her beyond-the-box exploration of interdisciplinary art forms, and working within the taboo areas of occult and ritual, pop fame doesn’t appear to be at the top of Aurora’s reasons […]
Once a humble skate competition, CityFest grows into creative bridge builder on the North Shore
The VANDOCUMENT team might spend most of our time in Vancouver proper, but as we grow, so does our documentation of the Lower Mainland’s artistic and creative scenes. Last Saturday saw the 16th annual ‘CityFEST’ take place on Vancouver’s North Shore, so writer, photographer, and street culture aficionado Ollie Hansen went to check it out. […]