• EVENTIDE July 26, 2018: KOBAN , WIRE SPINE , Maskara, Ivory Towers, VOID MIRROR, Sigsaly, Psychic Pollution, Audio Osmosis - Jun 22nd @ Copper Owl

    Thu 26th Jul, 2018

    EVENTIDE July 26, 2018

    Copper Owl and The fifty fifty arts collective are pleased to present along with the City of Victoria - Local Government, CFUV 101.9 FM, Downtown Victoria Business Association, Capital Regional District and the Eventide Music Series a great night of dark synth inspired music by the likes of... Koban https://koban.bandcamp.com/ Wire Spine https://wirespine.bandcamp.com/releases MASKARA http... read more...
  • Corrie Peters and Jennifer van de Pol: Profound Feats - Jun 22nd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 21st Jun, 2018 - Sat 14th Jul, 2018

    Corrie Peters and Jennifer van de Pol: Profound Feats

    In conversation with Shirley Daventry French, the now 86 year old founder of Victoria's longest running Yoga Studio, the Iyengar Yoga Centre of Victoria, Jennifer said, "In my art, I am interested in how small, subtle and silent acts can potentially have profound effects in the world." And Shirley answered, "Don't all acts have profound effects?" Jennifer Van de Pol and Corrie Peters' co... read more...
  • Damla Tamer: Experience Class - Jun 22nd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 24th May, 2018 - Sun 17th Jun, 2018

    Damla Tamer: Experience Class

    Exhibition Opening: Thursday, May 24 from 7-10pm Exhibition dates: May 24-June 16 Performative Artist Talk: June 16th, 5pm What to do with the intense human desire to relate to the other, in a world where certain modes of relation have been co-opted into the order of the knowable? Is it possible to build a political discourse around the notions of care and hospitality for the other when the... read more...
  • .: Merzbow & Balázs Pandi, The Anunnaki - Jun 22nd @ Copper Owl

    Thu 17th May, 2018


    Pretty Good Not Bad & The fifty fifty arts collective present: Merzbow & Balázs Pándi with Annunaki ---- Merzbow For over thirty years, Merzbow (aka Masami Akita) has been the biggest and most recognizable figure on the international noise scene. Since 1980, he has released over 400 recordings, and has collaborated with various artists. There is no need to argue: Merzbow stands as the most i... read more...
  • David Semeniuk: Field Truth - Jun 22nd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 26th Apr, 2018 - Sun 20th May, 2018

    David Semeniuk: Field Truth

    In 1946, an international group led by the Canadian Armed Forces participated in Operation Muskox, a 3100 mile expedition beginning in Churchill, MB, and traversing a winter landscape to Victoria Island, Nunavut, Normal Wells, NWT, and finishing in Edmonton, AB. The primary aim of the expedition was to determine the feasibility of a polar invasion into the Americas, while investigating how newly ... read more...
  • Estraven Lupino Smith: CAST OFF - Jun 22nd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Mon 26th Mar, 2018 - Sun 22nd Apr, 2018

    Estraven Lupino Smith: CAST OFF

    Estraven Lupino Smith: Cast Off Opening Night: April 5th, 7-10pm Exhibition and Working Studio Dates: March 26th to April 22nd, 2018 During 10 days of working in the fifty fifty space, Estraven Lupino-Smith will create several pieces from discarded ship rope. They will be working with decorative knots and with tatting patterns. Tatting is a technique of creating lace from a series of loops a... read more...
  • Groupie: Laura Gildner - Jun 22nd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Fri 9th Mar, 2018


    Laura Gildner: Groupie Opening Night: Friday, March 9th from 7-10pm Exhibition Dates: March 9th to March 25th **Please note: the fifty fifty arts collective is a volunteer run organization, this means that exhibition hours can fluctuate unpredictably and on short notice due to volunteer availability; if you are coming to visit in a specific time frame, please feel free to make an appointment ... read more...
  • a bench, a curb, & shrubs: Olivia Prior - Jun 22nd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 1st Feb, 2018 - Mon 15th Jan, 2018

    a bench, a curb, & shrubs

    “a bench, curb, and shrubs” is an interactive show loosely about parks. This show features kinetic sculptural works that mimic playful urges, interactions and motions found in a park. Each work amplifies a subconsciously known signifier from the sculpture’s namesake (a bench, a curb, and shrubs) and aims to make the participant aware of the involuntary reactions to the subtle design affordan... read more...
  • Vortex to Eden: MOPE Collective - Jun 22nd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 4th Jan, 2018 - Sun 28th Jan, 2018

    Vortex to Eden

    Vortex to Eden is a multidisciplinary study of pseudoscience and conspiracy theory, centralized around the account of Admiral Byrd, who claimed the Earth was hollow in the mid 20th century, after he flew his plane through a vortex located at the North Pole. Considering the myriad levels of social, political and philosophical queries begged of the hollow earth theory, this exhibition is an open end... read more...