• forms of isolation: renee leighann - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 20th Aug, 2020 - Fri 11th Sep, 2020

    forms of isolation

    forms of isolation is a collection of paintings and handmade items created in isolation during a global pandemic by renee leighann. This series of painted works are a collection of acrylic on canvas and wood panels, some with felt detailing that give the pieces a slightly three dimensional, textured quality. The felt details draw from past work that focussed on wool and fibre, including weavings,... read more...
  • Eventide Music Series presents: Lightning Dust, Audio Osmosis - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Fri 24th Jul, 2020

    Eventide Music Series presents

    the fifty fifty arts collective, City of Victoria - Local Government, CFUV 101.9 FM, Eventide Music Series proudly present Lightning Dust an exclusive livestream event at a secret location The show will be broadcast on Twitch July 24th (time TBA) https://www.twitch.tv/fifty_fifty_arts_live (you don't need a Twitch account to take part) Lightning Dust is made up of Amber Webber and Josh W... read more...
  • Postcards from the Pandemic: BOXCARSIX - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 23rd Jul, 2020 - Fri 14th Aug, 2020

    Postcards from the Pandemic

    Postcards from the Pandemic is a collaborative mail art project of over 600 postcards that were created by artists in and around Victoria in the depths of social lockdown created by the Covid 19 pandemic. The project was begun in March 2020 by members of BOXCARSIX Artist Collective to stay connected, distract from the anxiety and boredom of the early days of the pandemic, and get us into the studi... read more...
  • Later Impressions: Tyler Witzel - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Sat 20th Jun, 2020 - Sat 18th Jul, 2020

    Later Impressions

    On Later Impressions As a child, I discovered a small hollow below the surface of my backyard. From this cavernous space, I pulled out fragments of dirt-caked, painted porcelain. Laying out the pieces for examination, I was not only transfixed by the mystery of this unexpected find, but also by the history of the objects and their one-time existence as whole and useful entities. They were inext... read more...
  • Thomas Di Ninno, Freak Heat Waves - Aug 3rd @ Online

    Sat 20th Jun, 2020

    the fifty fifty arts collective presents our 2nd livestream concert event of the year featuring Thomas Di Ninno from Freak Heat Waves solo performance!! Thomas Di Ninno has been a local visual and music artist in the Victoria arts scene for some time. His music career has taken him all over the world with his popular post punk experimental art band Freak Heat Waves. You may have seen his... read more...
  • The fifty fifty presents Soft Plastics feat. Carey Mercer LIVE!: Soft Plastics - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Fri 5th Jun, 2020

    The fifty fifty presents Soft Plastics feat. Carey Mercer LIVE!

    the fifty fifty arts collective presents our first livestream concert event of the year featuring SOFT PLASTICS https://softplastics.bandcamp.com/ https://www.facebook.com/SoftPlastics5Dreams/ Introducing Soft Plastics, the new project and inspiration of Carey Mercer, former songwriter and leader of Frog Eyes. The songs on their upcoming record, 5 Dreams, were written by Carey Mercer in the... read more...
  • I Am. Artist. Mother. Me.: Oona McClure - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Wed 20th May, 2020 - Sat 20th Jun, 2020

    I Am. Artist. Mother. Me.

    ** This event has been moved online. Starting May 20 check out http://thefiftyfifty.net/ to see the show. Oona will be taking over our Instagram @thefiftyfiftyartscollective from May 20-26! ** “I Am. Artist. Mother. Me.” is an exhibit featuring new and existing works that offer an intimate view of an unfolding relationship to motherhood. Through the process of textile mark-making, ideas aro... read more...
  • Èt-shình (Medicine): Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 23rd Apr, 2020 - Thu 7th May, 2020

    Èt-shình (Medicine)

    ** This event has been moved online. Keep an eye out for our online gallery in the near future and join us on Instagram live for the opening on Thursday, April 23rd at 4:30PM. Additionally, Teresa will be taking over the fifty fifty Instagram from April 23rd until April 30th!*** Teresa Vander Meer-Chassé (b. 1992) is a proud member of the White River First Nation of Beaver Creek, Yukon, Canada... read more...
  • Bloomin' - A group ceramic show: Bronwyn Arundel, Zoë Brisebois-Bourget, Amelia Butcher, Bridget Fairbank, FP Ceramics, Angela Hopkins, Meg Hubert, Kate Kennedy, Sarah Leckie, Heather Lepp, Marita Manson, Munbeibi, Amanda Marie, RAMCHILD, Rogue Ceramics, Kendra Shaw, Léïa-Fahé Villeneuve, Kate Wood - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Sat 7th Mar, 2020 - Fri 27th Mar, 2020

    Bloomin' - A group ceramic show

    Opening reception - Saturday, March 7th, 7-10PM Exhibition dates: March 8th - March 27th Artist Honorariums for this show are generously supplied by Feed the Arts in the CRD Bloomin’ is a group exhibition featuring the work of emerging ceramic artists in Victoria and throughout BC. As a group of 18 artists we each have differing personal motivations to produce art. Together we want to cel... read more...
  • Interzone Dance Night : PsyCHic PolLUtion Album release at Logans: Psychic Pollution, Death Talks , Dead Malls, Interzone DJ's - Aug 3rd @ Logan's Pub

    Sat 29th Feb, 2020

    Interzone Dance Night : PsyCHic PolLUtion Album release at Logans

    Interzone Dance Night. Saturday February 29th 2020. Psychic Pollution's "Digital Apathy" album release party! https://psychicpollution.bandcamp.com/album/digital-apathy with LIVE sets from our friends Death Talks (Vancouver) : https://deathtalkxx.bandcamp.com/ Deadmalls :https://deadmallsmusic.bandcamp.com/ THROUGHOUT THE NIGHT INTERZONE DJs MAX RENN & NEUFLESH BRING YOU THE BEST OF INDUSTRI... read more...
  • Oren Ambarchi, crys cole - Aug 3rd @ CAVITY Curiosity Shop

    Mon 17th Feb, 2020

    Open Space, The fifty fifty arts collective, and VILA present Oren Ambarchi / crys cole Monday, February 17th Doors at 8pm Cavity Curiousity Shop All Ages $20 Advance tickets available at CAVITY Curiosity Shop. ~~~~~~~~~~ Oren Ambarchi / crys cole WEB: https://orenambarchi.com/ / https://cryscole.com/ BC: https://orenambarchi.bandcamp.com/ SC: https://soundcloud.com/crys-cole ... read more...
  • LORI GOLDSTON  (Seattle, WA), V.VECKER (Vancouver, BC), Nothingness (Victoria, BC) - Aug 3rd @ Vinyl Envy

    Sun 16th Feb, 2020

    Coming up February 16th! the fifty fifty arts collective presents @Lori Goldston http://lorigoldston.com/ Classically trained and rigorously de-trained, possessor of a restless, semi-feral spirit, Lori Goldston is a cellist, composer, improvisor, producer, writer and teacher from Seattle. Her voice as a cellist, amplified or acoustic, is full, textured, committed and original. A relentl... read more...
  • AYYA MYRA: Jasper Van Alderwegen, Kai Bay - Aug 3rd @ the fifty fifty arts collective

    Thu 9th Jan, 2020 - Fri 14th Feb, 2020


    AYYA MYRA is an exhibition about waste, worship, freneticism, the icon and dissent. Kai Bay and Jasper van Alderwegen’s work combine to create a vernacular of symbols and motifs that speak to mythology and theism as much as graffiti and vandalism. Jasper van Alderwegen is a painter/multimedia artist born and raised in Victoria, currently pursuing an honours BFA in visual arts at UVic. Their w... read more...