Category: Vancouver art

25 Sep

Sculptural Work by Mo Kelman

I attended a lecture by Mo Kelman at the beginning of September as part of Maiwa School of Textiles fall schedule, when they bring in a new round of out of town speakers to teach and talk. Kelman is an interesting choice for Maiwa because while she does use textiles in her work, her approach […]

08 Sep

Portrait Lab and Drawing with Thread

I went to see the latest show at the Craft House on Granville Island yesterday evening. It features the embroidery work of Eleanor Hannan, as she explores the subject of portraiture and uses thread and stitching as a tool for drawing. The work is a mix of stitching by hand and machine with lots of […]

30 Aug

Uninterrupted Under The Cambie Bridge

Uninterrupted is a stunning video installation that has been playing under the Yaletown side of the Cambie Street Bridge all summer, in Cooper’s Park. I saw it for the second time last night with friends. The 25 minute video is mapped to the pillars and underside of the bridge, and follows the migration of Pacific […]

16 Aug

Regeneratus at Seymour Art Gallery

I thought I’d share a few photos of the work by Michelle Sirois Silver and Katherine Soucie in their show Regeneratus at Seymour Gallery in Deep Cove. My friend Amanda and I visited on Sunday, and also listened in on a panel discussion about the work. Innovation and the transformation of waste materials are at […]

14 Aug

Scenes From Vancouver Mural Festival 2017

Year two of Vancouver Mural Festival wrapped up this past weekend with the addition to the city of fifty plus new murals around town. Boris and I spent a bit of time on Saturday visiting the new mural alley that runs parallel to Main Street and is the location of most of the new work. […]

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