• A TRIBUTE TO THE VELVET UNDERGROUND: Scars and Scarves, Spiral Coyote , Black Valley Gospel, FRIENDLY GHOST - Dec 16th @ Copper Owl

    Fri 15th Nov, 2013

    A TRIBUTE TO THE VELVET UNDERGROUND

    4 groups/5 songs each, attempt to cover 20 songs from The Velvet Undergrounds vast discography. Featuring!! SCARS AND SCARVES http://scarsandscarves.bandcamp.com/ New awesome band in town featuring former members of the Primrods, The Summerlad and Woodpigeon. SPIRAL COYOTE http://spiralcoyote.bandcamp.com/ Low key super cool rockers from Victoria. BLACK VALLEY GOSPEL http://blac... read more...
  • Always Moving, Slowly Moving by  Sara MacLean - Dec 16th @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Sat 19th Oct, 2013 - Sun 3rd Nov, 2013

    Always Moving, Slowly Moving by Sara MacLean

    Animated photograms illustrate the absence and presence of the lone figure in nature. The mechanical sounds of the film camera relentlessly mark the seconds as gloved hands animate papery mountain photograms, a gesture towards storytelling – a retelling of something already gone. A solitary retreat into the Rocky Mountains by a dancer (MacLean) who attempts to hold still poses against the wind a... read more...
  • Foundation: by Bronwyn Mcmillin - Dec 16th @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 5th Sep, 2013 - Sun 13th Oct, 2013

    Foundation: by Bronwyn Mcmillin

    Foundation is a collection of paintings and drawings by Victoria based artist Bronwyn McMillin. Drawn from personal experience, Foundation focuses on the imagery of construction and the physicality of structures. Featuring several large scale oil paintings and graphite drawings, Bronwyn uses images of houses, rooms, and working structures as a framework for investigating more poetic ideas of home ... read more...
  • Sat 24th Aug, 2013

    Integrate Arts festival

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  • The Canadian Disability Studies Association art showcase - Dec 16th @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 23rd May, 2013 - Sun 9th Jun, 2013

    The Canadian Disability Studies Association art showcase

    The DisAbility at the Edge Art Show is a celebration of disAbled artists from diverse backgrounds and life experiences. The show is sponsored by the DisAbled Womyn’s Committee, the Canadian Disability Studies Association and the Fifty Fifty Arts Collective. We at the DisAbled Womyn’s Committee believe that disAbility is at the forefront of empowerment and equal rights movements. We are grat... read more...
  • Jason Stovall - Dec 16th @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 21st Mar, 2013 - Sun 7th Apr, 2013

    Jason Stovall

    Join us for the Opening Reception March 21st 7-10PM ...Artist bio... I endeavor to reflect societal blindness. Where the temptation is to go no further than the surface, to take everything at “face value,” I strive to generate an investigation, a process of discovery, an attempt to make sense of why we see what we do. I attempt to do this by using imperfection and limitation. The s... read more...
  • Curiouser: Contemporary Art Inspired by Alice In Wonderland - Dec 16th @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Fri 22nd Feb, 2013 - Sun 17th Mar, 2013

    Curiouser: Contemporary Art Inspired by Alice In Wonderland

    The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective presents an exciting collection of new works by local artists and illustrators, all inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Since their original publication in 1865 Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking-glass have had an unprecedented influence on the visual arts. The books are renowned for their humorous use of logic and word play... read more...
  • the fifty fifty arts collective presents!! - Dec 16th @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Tue 19th Feb, 2013

    the fifty fifty arts collective presents!!

    Not since the days of Shock Corridor have we presented films. This is a special occasion, maybe we'll do it more often if you come out! Two awesome films in one night. A double header some might say and it's by donation so bring a couple of bucks. We'll set up chairs, a digital projector, and a stereo PA with sub in the gallery. Free chips and Pop. BYOB/W Parental Discretion advised! ... read more...
  • the fifty fifty Valentines Party at Logans: Le Rat, Goose Lake - Dec 16th @ Logan's Pub

    Sat 16th Feb, 2013

    the fifty fifty Valentines Party at Logans

    An excuse to dress up and flirt! Come celebrate the most over-rated day of the year in style. featuring Himalayan Bear http://himalayanbear.bandcamp.com/ Goose Lake http://gooselake.bandcamp.com/ and Le Rat http://thefiftyfiftyartscollective.bandcamp.com/track/waiting $8 read more...
  • Hungry Ghost by Justine Sawyer - Dec 16th @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Fri 1st Feb, 2013 - Sun 17th Feb, 2013

    Hungry Ghost by Justine Sawyer

    In an eleven-year career that spans guerilla street art and academic settings, Justine Sawyer has constantly deepened the roots of her work. In physical terms, her technique centers around drawing and print media. Frequent experimentation in acrylics and watercolors has honed her unorthodox understanding of color symbolism. The multifaceted, hard-working ideas throughout her portfolio can be attri... read more...
  • the fifty fifty arts collective 10th Anniversary Celebration!! - Dec 16th @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Fri 11th Jan, 2013 - Sun 27th Jan, 2013

    the fifty fifty arts collective 10th Anniversary Celebration!!

    We're turning 10 and we're going to have a huge group show and celebration. Since its inception the Fifty Fifty has thrived as an independent, volunteer run space promoting the emerging arts scene in Victoria. The exhibition includes artists that have shown at the gallery in its 10 year lifetime and other local artists supporting the grassroots movement for emerging art. After party featurin... read more...

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