Hailey Finnigan's multimedia canvases use photos from a 1970s instructural skiing guide to recall the good old days of the sport and of the vintage Windows game SkiFree. A demo of the game will be running alongside the works.
This project follows a series of works that explore the variations of moving and non-moving images that can function as narrative. It is specifically tied to issues of attention and memory. Our ability to interpret moving images is subconscious, but what if we had to work toward understanding the relationship between the progressive frames that make up a motion picture? - The exhibition will be vi...
Fri 23rd Nov, 2007 - Sun 2nd Dec, 2007
Currently in developmental stages, this project will include various magnetic interventions into such brain wave activities as dreaming, meditating and concentration exercises. The current exhibition showing at the Fifty Fifty Arts Collective is a series of photographs taken of our interaction with different elements of Victoria's downtown exposing the evidence of their attraction to our magnetic ...
Fri 16th Nov, 2007
Venus In Furs: The Fifty Fifty Glam Rock Ball featuring the music of The Velvet Underground
Venus In Furs - Glam Rock Ball Featuring the Music of The Velvet Undergroud
Venus in Furs: The Fifty Fifty Glam Rock Ball Featuring the music of The Velvet Underground.Friday November 16. 9:30pm. @ Logan's Pub.$7
with members of: Vincat, Colourbook, Fury and the Mouse, Walrus. Also Run Chico Run, Hearse, David P Smith, Femenin Masculin, The Bash Bros. (Naniamo) Warhol films, gender deviance, ...
Fri 9th Nov, 2007 - Sun 18th Nov, 2007
The Great Extinction
The Woodpile Collective presents a work of new paintings.Sifting influences from the traditional arts, urban culture, nature, music and politics. Woodpile paintings are a lively excercise in both the recognizable and the inconceivable. Every painting is worked on by three artists at once or in a tandem. Recent works weigh heavy with a facination of landscape.Artists: Sean McLaughlin, Blythe H...
Sat 3rd Nov, 2007 - Sun 4th Nov, 2007
Healing and Transforming in a Contemporary World”
“Healing and Transforming in a Contemporary World”
Friday October 26th - Saturday November 3rd
Show in conjunction with the Contemporary First Nations Underground Art Crawl
(more info on the discussion board)
Healing and Transforming in a Contemporary World:
Aboriginal Underground Art Crawl
Saturday Nov 3rd, 2007 - 7PM onwards
Sat 22nd Sep, 2007 - Sat 6th Oct, 2007
Aqui No Pasa Nada
A special multi-media exhibition emanating from the battleground of Oaxaca, Mexico, including the video compilation Resistencia Visual, featuring work by Mal de Ojo TV, Bruno Varela, Héctor Ballesteros, Gabriela León, Carlos Franco, Nadja Massun, Ana Santos, Luna Maran, Juan Robles and Lucero González, curated by Isabel Rojas. Rounding out the installation will be the pirate transmissions of Ra...
Fri 7th Sep, 2007 - Sun 16th Sep, 2007
Light and Sound
Large light boxes of direct light drawings (cameraless photography) and the Stolen Roll Ends that inspired them. Sound installation created by digitally manipulating the visuals on display.
Johnny P. (Vancouver) offers a distinct world of drawings, woodcarvings and murals. All evoke a strong narrative element. The artist receives a large part of his inspiration from dreams and from travels.
25 local musicians
5 randomly selected bands
8 hours of ardguous rehearsal
1 evening to pursue the rock n' roll lifestyle
Don Chessa (55th St. Boogie c. 1977 - 1981 )
Michael Coollinge (Western Birds)
Crystal Dorval (Vincat)
Jane Duncan (x fifty fifty)
Alan Kollins (Fifty Fifty)
Brad Kurushima (Ghosts)
Andrew Reynolds (Balacade...
Fri 27th Jul, 2007 - Sun 5th Aug, 2007
Bricolage and book art exploring the intersection of personal history, heritage and cross cultural identity politics
A satellite exhibition in conjunction with workbench - Open Space's group show of local emerging artists. http://www.openspace.ca/web/archive/1/2007-07 Artists: Leela Ford, Neah Kelly, Chantal Musgrove, Azin Seraj, Cathleen Thom
Fri 29th Jun, 2007 - Sun 8th Jul, 2007
Crystal is trying to make room for new projects in her life. The concept: out with the old, in with the new. Art pieces sold at reasonable prices.
Replications of bird's nests, which inhabit the gallery and the outdoor world. "I am interested in the ways that humans understand and misunderstand natural systems. I have been exploring this relationship by replicating bird's nests and installing them in outdoor locations..." http://www.thenestprojectblog.blogspot.com/ Artists: Rachel Evans
Sat 5th May, 2007
Separated At Birth: A day of Mural Painting, Exhibition and Music.
A Concyse Skate Co. / Incite Screenprinting / Fifty Fifty Arts Collective day of Mural Painting, Exhibition and Music.
Two of Victoria's independent and dynamic centers - Concyse Skateshop/Incite Screenprinting and The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective - pair up to celebrate the creation of a promising new outdoor mural project at 2516 Douglas St, the home of both organizations. The bare wall facing ...
Sat 5th May, 2007 - Sun 13th May, 2007
Zombiechicken vs Manworm
Drawings and paintings from the world of Cam Kidd and Peter Allen. Artists: Cam Kidd, Peter Allen
Fri 23rd Mar, 2007
Off The Grid: Victoria's 1st Annual Art [space] Crawl
Victoria's exclusive artist run centres collectively open their doors for Off The Grid, an official en mass open house event. Art enthusiasts, curious citizens and the general public are encouraged to caravan through the streets of Victoria's inner core and drop in to the nine centres that will be open throughout the evening (5pm - 11pm)
Fri 23rd Mar, 2007 - Sun 15th Apr, 2007
Local artist Marlaina Buch features the medium of the Rock genre. This exhibit features small gestures relating to music and popular music culture. This is work produced in between trying to figure out how to write beats on her synth, memorizing Bruce Springsteen lyrics or making cell phone castanets. A music fan and dabbler, Marlaina is trying very hard to get to the bottom of music theory and th...
Fri 9th Mar, 2007 - Sun 11th Mar, 2007
Versions of Self
Featuring mural-sized black-and-white photographs, and smaller Polaroid-based work. Jocelyn Beyak's work explores identity, place, and personal history. In "Baba's Photo's Revisited," Beyak recreates old photos of her grandmother with herself as the model, reprinted in life-size form Artists: Jocelyn Beyak
Fri 23rd Feb, 2007 - Sun 4th Mar, 2007
Take Me Home
An art show with works by Chantal Musgrove with written material by Chrystal Fisher and songs about Trailers by Red Texas Orange. Artists: Chantal Musgrove
Fri 26th Jan, 2007 - Sun 4th Feb, 2007
Dwellings of land, sea, and sky
black and white photographs by Jess Wheaton Artists: Jess Wheaton
Sun 21st Jan, 2007
New Music and Improv:
featuring Ken Aldcroft-guitar, Evan Shaw-saxophone, Scott Thomson-trombone, Wes Neal- bass, Joe Sorbara-drums.
Composer/guitarist/improviser Ken Aldcroft has become an integral part of the national creative music scene while performing his original creative music projects throughout Canada at festivals, concert halls, clubs and schools during the past decade. In this time Ken has released eight...
Fri 12th Jan, 2007 - Sun 21st Jan, 2007
12-year-old Julian Butterfield's show is a collection of several paintings which play with colour and elegance along with abstract and minimalistic themes. The show is also full of explorations into new styles including ancient and contemporary techniques as well as childish interpretations of global issues such as consumerism and political corruption.Artists: Julian Butterfield...
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