Canstruction, a design/build competition now in its 13th year, returns to Downtown Vancouver as engineers and architects bring their interpretation of this year’s theme “Fact or Fiction” to life using canned goods. Imagine an 8 foot tall Sasquatch, a giant optical illusion or huge talking watermelon built with thousands of cans of food. 100% of […]
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No, it’s not part of a set on Deadpool, thesuperhero/action filmed based on the Marvel Comics character that is currently filming in Vancouver. This stack of cars balancing on top of a tree stump is actually a new Vancouver Biennale public art piece called Trans Am Totem. Photo credit: Ted McGrath on Flickr Vancouver Biennale […]
The Vancouver Biennale invites Vancouver’s Instagram community to join their first Biennale InstaMeet on Saturday, April 11th and I’m pleased to co-host this event with @missyjena. A photo posted by Vancouver Biennale (@van_biennale) on Apr 4, 2015 at 6:07pm PDT Where Meet at F Grass by Ai Weiwei, at the North End of Bute off […]
It’s Spring Break at the Vancouver Art Gallery, with family programs being offered now until March 20th. From 12:00pm to 4:00pm daily, families can enjoy exploratory and educational activities while taking in the gallery’s current exhibitions and engaging with Art Agents. The Making Place Try a range of hands-on activities directly inspired by the gallery’s […]
Yesterday I wrote about some of Vancouver’s murals and there was one I purposely left off the list so that I could feature it today in its own post. The image on the side of the Randall Building, at 535 West Georgia, was installed in 1993 and is one of the city’s most photographed. Photo […]
Developed from a graffiti symbol that has circulated for several decades, the Monument for East Vancouver sculpture (known also as the East Van Cross) was created by Ken Lum as an expression of hope and defiance. Installed in 2010 at the corner of Clark and East 6th Avenue, Lum once told the Vancouver Sun that […]