Screening of The Exiles
Thursday, June 13, 2013, 7PM
Room 4955, 4th Floor
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts 149 West Hastings, Vancouver
Raymond Boisjoly in conversation with Marcia Crosby
Thursday, May 16, 2013, 7PM
Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre,
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
149 West Hastings, Vancouver
TO BE WITH DUSK
SATURDAY APRIL 13, 2013, 6:56-8:12PM
DEVONIAN HARBOUR PARK | 1929 W. GEORGIA ST. AT DENMAN ST.
A collaborative performance by Vancouver artists Dana Claxton and Bo Myers.
Claxton and Myers invite you to join them in closing the Vancouver iteration of Wild New Territories in the early evening light. This new performance work considers notions of shelter, hospitality and the experience of light in connection with land, water, body and cosmos.
The performance will held at Devonian Harbour Park, rain or shine. Dress for the weather. See you then. http:// www.wildnewterritories.com/
Dana Claxton works in film, video, photography, installation and performance art. Her practice investigates beauty, the body, the socio-political and the spiritual. Her work has been shown internationally; including at Museum of Modern Art, Walker Art Centre, Sundance Film Festival, Eiteljorg Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney) and is held in public collections such as Vancouver Art Gallery, National Gallery of Canada, Art Bank of Canada and Winnipeg Art Gallery. She has received numerous awards including the VIVA Award and the Eiteljorg Fellowship.
Bo Myers is a Vancouver based artist and filmmaker. Her interests include history, memory, and the politics and poetics of emergence, most recently in application to questions of ecology. Her work has been exhibited widely, including at Vancouver International Film Festival, Montreal International Film Festival, Portland International Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival, MIX NYC, IMAGES, Cannes Short Film Corner, Charles H. Scott Gallery, John Hansard Gallery, Commonwealth Games, and CBC's Zed TV. Film awards include those garnered in Toronto, Yorkton, San Francisco and Mexico City. She has a BA in history and political science from McGill University, an MA in media arts from Emily Carr, and sits on the Board of Directors at Grunt Gallery.
WILD NEW TERRITORIES SPEAKER SERIES
MARCH 6 AND 17 2013 | COAL HARBOUR COMMUNITY CENTRE
As part of the exhibition Wild New Territories - currently on view at Simon Fraser University Gallery and Teck Gallery with outdoor installations along Coal Harbour and into Stanley Park - two series of talks will be presented at Coal Harbour Community Centre, 480 Broughton Street, Vancouver.
On Wednesday, March 6 at 7:00 - 8:30PM the talks will focus on the environmental themes that inform the exhibition and will showcase wildlife conservation efforts that are currently being undertaken around Vancouver's urban landscape as part of the exploration of the 'urban' and 'wild' the exhibition proposes.
Artist and co-curator Ron den Daas of Wild New Territories will introduce the evening and discuss how the collaborative partner organizations help inform the exhibition and related workshops.
Sandie Hollick Kenyon from DFO Salmon Enhancement Program will discuss stream restoration in Vancouver's urban boundaries. Biologist Doug Swanston will present exciting underwater images from Burrard Inlet and discuss aquatic habitat restoration work he is involved in. A speaker from Port Metro Vancouver will introduce the audience to restoration work that has been undertaken around Canada Place and in Burrard Inlet.
There will be a special screening of a 10 minute program featuring video works from participating Wild New Territories artists at 6:30PM on the Canada Place Screen at Canada Place prior to the scheduled 7PM Talk.
On Sunday, March 17 at 2:00 - 3:30PM the talks will focus on work in the exhibition.
Ron den Daas will present a slide show featuring the 2012 London, UK version of the exhibition on view at Camley Street Natural Park and the Foundling Museum. He will also discuss the upcoming iteration of the project at The Historical Botanical Museum and Gardens in Berlin, Germany.
Artist Cornelia Wyngaarden will discuss her multi-panel text work Philosophers Walk installed along the Coal Harbour promenade, as well as her related two-channel video. Artist Bo Myers will discuss her series Excavate i - iv which included a performance presented collaboratively with Warren Arcan and Cris Derksen. Rob Scharein will discuss his role in the experimental media work La Wefan Manigua that was undertaken with artists Jamie Griffiths and Diego Samper.
Wild New Territories continues until April 13, 2013 and includes works by: Julie Henry, Debbie Bragg, Gordon Cheung, Dana Claxton, Ron den Daas, Jamie Griffiths, Diego Samper, Rob Scharein, Edgar Heap of Birds, Mars Kaliszweski, Kathy Kenny, Max Kimber, Michael Landy, Glenn Lewis, Michael Morris, Vincent Trasov, Bo Myers, Gillian Wearing, Alma Tischler Wood, and Cornelia Wyngaarden
WILD NEW TERRITORIES OPENING WEEKEND
SATURDAY, JANUARY 12
2-4PMOpening at SFU Gallery, Burnaby with artists in attendance and remarks.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 13
1.30PM Opening at Teck Gallery, Vancouver.
2PM Walking tour of outdoor works leaving from Teck Gallery after remarks (along Coal Harbour to Stanley Park Pavilion).
3.30PM Dana Claxton performance at Stanley Park Pavilion, 610 Pipeline Road, Stanley Park.
4.30PM Coast Salish Community welcoming ceremony and introductory remarks from Wild New Territories partners at Stanley Park Pavilion. Reception to follow with refreshments.
LABOUR AND SFU: PANEL WITH MYKA ABRAMSON, CLINT BURNHAM
AND LYNNE FOWLER. THURSDAY DECEMBER 6, 12:30PM
SFU Gallery, AQ3004, Burnaby Campus
ARTIST TALK WITH ALLAN SEKULA. OCTOBER 25, 7PM
Emily Carr University of Art + Design,
South Building Theatre, Room 301
1399 Johnston Street, (Granville Island), Vancouver.
Co-sponsored by SFU Gallery, ECUAD and the Contemporary Art Society of Vancouver.
OPENING RECEPTION. OCTOBER 27, 2-4PM
SFU Gallery, Academic Quadrangle 3004, Burnaby.
FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION. OCTOBER 27, 7PM
The Forgotten Space. A film by Allan Sekula and Noel Burch.
Discussion with Allan Sekula and Monika Szewczyk.
At the Djavad Mowafaghian Cinema, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 3rd Floor, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver.
See the film trailer