In the National Arts Centre (NAC) Salon from July 12-15, you’ll find Dance Machine, battery opera performance’s interactive installation of 64 pieces of bamboo hung from a large copper disk. A brainchild of Malaysian-Canadian dancer and choreographer Lee Su-Feh, Dance Machine makes the case for dance as a collective act, to be created as well as experienced.
En décembre dernier, nous vous présentions le périple organisé par Maria-Rosa Szychowska, une artiste muraliste originaire de l’Outaouais et engagée dans une impressionnante course autour du monde afin de réaliser 12 murales dans 12 pays en 12 mois. Mari-Rosa nous a confié quelques minutes de son temps afin d’assouvir notre curiosité et offrir un compte-rendu des six premiers mois du Projet 12-12-12.
Watch: Apt613 flew a drone around the massive farm silo murals which appeared in the NCR this year.
This weekend marks Canada’s 150th anniversary since Confederation and there are plenty of events taking place to celebrate the occasion, but if you are looking for something more low key, there are still many a thing to choose from. Here’s a few ideas to get you started.
Photos by Ming Wu (@photogmusic) Don’t miss your chance to check out Studio Sixty Six’s exhibition In·habit, now in its final week. Visit the gallery before June 30 to enjoy the exhibition.
Greeted by bright blue walls, visitors who enter Our Masterpieces, Our Stories, the exhibition opened this month as part of the new Canadian and Indigenous Galleries, are struck with three noticeable changes: the open-concept exhibition design, the bold juxtapositioning of cultures and timelines, and a clear new focus on showcasing Indigenous art.
The Last Picture Show is on the SAW Gallery from May 26 to June 30.
Open Edition shows the diversity and depth of Canadian printmaking across the decades. Produced in partnership with Canada Scene, Carleton University Art Gallery’s Open Edition is open to the public free of charge from June 5 through to August 20.
On June 15, the National Gallery will open Canadian and Indigenous Art: From Time Immemorial to 1967. This represents the final stage of a complete changeover of its permanent Canadian galleries, with includes the contemporary galleries (Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present), and Photography in Canada, 1960 to 2000). It’s huge installation that includes some 800 work.
The festival takes place from June 15 to July 23 at numerous venues. Prices vary and a great deal of the programming is free or pay-what-you-can.
Jay Dart’s show Yawnder runs May 6 to 29 at WallSpace’s Westboro location. It will entice you in it’s utterly complete and captivating magic. Go and be delighted.
What started as a hobby for Lindsay Leach has expanded into a line of custom wood-burning, with workshops on the way.
The National Gallery of Canada has extended summer hours and reduced admission for youth and students.
The School of Photographic Arts held their annual year end exhibition, their last at their Dalhousie location before moving to a new building in Little Italy.
Pour la huitième fois depuis 2003, le Centre national des Arts proposera son Festival Scène du 15 juin au 23 juillet.Pendant près de six semaines ce seront 1 000 artistes qui viendront présenter quelques 100 évènements culturels au public de la région. De quoi passer un bel été. À condition de ne pas se perdre dans une programmation pléthorique !