Collisions Festival: Invasive Systems

November 10, 2019

Opening reception will be on Friday, November 8 starting at 7pm. VIVO is open from 12pm to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. No One Turned Away for Lack of Funds. 

Picture this – a world where AI invades human creativity, bacteria invade our brains, and invisible technological signals penetrate all natural environments. Where invasive species from plants to humans transform spaces where they don’t belong, technology infiltrates every aspect of our daily lives, and the waste of human inventions ravages our natural environments.

That world is here, and the time is now. Can we recognize, understand and prevent these invasive systems from transforming our world beyond recognition? Through visual art, multimedia installations, and interactive experiences, join artists and scientists at “Collisions Festival: Invasive Systems” to explore the delicate and complicated nature of how both living and inanimate things redefine our environments.

This weekend festival includes an art-science exhibition, a hands-on workshop (Sat, separate registration required), and guided discussions and tours by the curator (Sat/Sun). It will showcase collaborative works by three artist/scientist pairs, and independent works by six artists. Opening reception will be on Friday, November 8 starting at 7pm.

Artist/Scientist Collabs: Laara Cerman & Scott Pownall, Dzee Louise & Linda Horianopoulos, Kathryn Wadel & Garth Covernton

Participating Artists: Christian Dahlberg, Chris Dunnett, Edzi’u, Tywla Exner, Joanne Hastie, Katrina Wong.

Date: November 10th, 2019
Time: November 8 7:00 p.m. - November 10 5:00 p.m.
Cost: Check website for more details 
Location: VIVO Media Arts Centre - 2625 Kaslo St. 
Registration & more information: Here