Category: Installation

Quick Hits: Understory

Kelowna artist Jane Everett explores the intersection of the natural and man-made worlds in Understory, an installation that evokes the experience of standing among the forests of the British Columbia interior.

Quick Hits: Urban Change

Sonya Blesofsky’s installations bring attention to the human histories and architectural backgrounds of the spaces where she exhibits.  She finds original building details (windows, pieces of construction material) and assembles them to represent what once was. The research she does is fascinating.

The ROM: Being Japanese Canadian

What was it like to live in an internment camp in the 1940s, or to hear stories from your parents and grandparents? Contemporary artists share personal perspectives on the dispossession and exile of Japanese Canadians during World War II in a major installation at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Quick Hits – The Memorialist

Andrew Downs’ Zoological Gardens opened in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in 1847, stretching over 100 acres that also housed regional and exotic animals. “The Memorialist” presents artist D’Arcy Wilson’s ongoing research into the gardens, which included viewing specimens prepared by Downs in natural history museums such as the Smithsonian […]