4 groups/5 songs each, attempt to cover 20 songs from The Velvet Undergrounds vast discography.
SCARS AND SCARVES
New awesome band in town featuring former members of the Primrods, The Summerlad and Woodpigeon.
Low key super cool rockers from Victoria.
BLACK VALLEY GOSPEL
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...
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 ...
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...
Thu 21st Mar, 2013 - Sun 7th Apr, 2013
Join us for the Opening Reception March 21st 7-10PM
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...
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...
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.
Parental Discretion advised!
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.
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...
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...
Thursday 11:00am-1:00pm / 3:00pm-5:00pm
Closed most holidays - Closed December 25 & 26, 2020 and January 1 & 2, 2021
*Please Note* We are reopening June 20th 2020 for public viewing under Covid - 19 guidelines. · Only one visitor or household allowed in the gallery at a time. Social distancing will be in effect.
Visitors are asked to wait outside until the gallery sitter opens the door for them. Thank you for your considerations.
Gallery viewing by appointment may be available if you are unable to visit during posted hours. Gallery hours fluctuate. We are run and kept open entirely by the effort of volunteer labor. If you know exactly when you are going to come by the exhibition space and want to ensure we will be open, please send us an email before visiting the gallery so we can confirm that we will have someone there to meet you.
We are always looking for dedicated volunteers! If you are interested, send us an email.