Intervals:Photography in Flux

Don’t Miss the Exhibition it Closes on April 9th, 2016

Presenting 7 global photographic artist new and recent works including 3 world premieres in the Capture Photography Festival.

Viewed collectively, their themes thread around the deconstruction of identity, environmental issues, the disposable social, speaking under oppression and the mysteries in the mundane. The works are presented through diverse photographic and printing methods such as encaustics, pigment ink on cotton rag, camera-less exposures, and iPhonography.

March 31–April 9, 2016

South Main Gallery
279 East 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T 1J7
Tuesday to Thursday · 10am-5:30pm | Friday and Saturday · 11am-5:30pm | Sunday · by appointment Private viewing available

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Seven global photographers converge in an exhibition about the rhythms and tensions in the contemporary geographical, social and psychological landscapes. Opening at SoMa|South Main Gallery (279 East 6th Avenue) on 31 March (7–9pm), Intervals: Photography in Flux features a unique collection of works by visual artists who draw upon photographic practices and techniques used in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. 

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Intervals: Photography in Flux is an exhibition about the fluctuations in post documentary, contemporary photography. Photographers from Vancouver, Victoria, Los Angeles, Honolulu and Iran explore the rhythms and tension of their geographical, social and psychological landscapes. Andrew Ward and David Ellingsen both explore obsolesce, excess and the attachment to objects emerging from a rapidly fluctuating material world. Diana Nicholette Jeon turns the camera on herself, processing her emotions by deconstructing her image and reconstructing it into a dialogue about constructed identity. Goga Bayat and Jim Friesen explore inner psychological landscapes, resulting in poetic visual imagery with deep meaning. Edward Peck’s abstraction of the Icelandic landscape leads into Phyllis Schwartz’s analog/digital cameraless image making process, which result in abstract landscape forms expressing yearnings to live within a 21st century context.

Capture Photography Festival Opening

Intervals: Photography in Flux

Presenting 7 global photographic artist new and recent works including 3 world premieres in the Capture Photography Festival.

Viewed collectively, their themes thread around the deconstruction of identity, environmental issues, the disposable social, speaking under oppression and the mysteries in the mundane. The works are presented through diverse photographic and printing methods such as encaustics, pigment ink on cotton rag, camera less exposures, and iPhonography.

Don’t miss a chance, at SoMa|South Main Gallery, to talk to the artists about their work on the Thursday opening night or during the artist talk on Saturday

March 31–April 9, 2016
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 31st, 2016, 7–9pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, April 2nd, 2016, 2–4pm

South Main Gallery
279 East 6th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5T 1J7
Tuesday to Thursday · 10am-5:30pm | Friday and Saturday · 11am-5:30pm | Sunday · by appointment Private viewing available

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Seven global photographers converge in an exhibition about the rhythms and tensions in the contemporary geographical, social and psychological landscapes. Opening at SoMa|South Main Gallery (279 East 6th Avenue) on 31 March (7–9pm), Intervals: Photography in Flux features a unique collection of works by visual artists who draw upon photographic practices and techniques used in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries. 

Intervals: Photography in Flux is an exhibition about the fluctuations in post documentary, contemporary photography. Photographers from Vancouver, Victoria, Los Angeles, Honolulu and Iran explore the rhythms and tension of their geographical, social and psychological landscapes. Andrew Ward and David Ellingsen both explore obsolesce, excess and the attachment to objects emerging from a rapidly fluctuating material world. Diana Nicholette Jeon turns the camera on herself, processing her emotions by deconstructing her image and reconstructing it into a dialogue about constructed identity. Goga Bayat and Jim Friesen explore inner psychological landscapes, resulting in poetic visual imagery with deep meaning. Edward Peck’s abstraction of the Icelandic landscape leads into Phyllis Schwartz’s analog/digital cameraless image making process, which result in abstract landscape forms expressing yearnings to live within a 21st century context.

Small Works Exhibit: South Main Gallery

If you are exploring Vancouver this holiday season, take a moment with the ones you love and head down to South Main Gallery. The Gallery is strategically located in amongst the gallery, restaurant, artist loft and brew pubs in the city. My Reykjanes Series will be part of this exhibition.

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South Main Gallery

Where: 279 East 6th Avenue · Vancouver BC · V5T 1J7
When: Tue-Thur 10am-5:30pm · Fri-Sat 11am to 5:30pm
Private Viewings: by appointment
Featured Artists: John Ferrie, Edward Peck, Carla Tak, Scott Plear, David Tyco, Kevin Flood and Emmanuelle Renard
Dates: Exhibition open until January 15, 2016

Telling Stories Exhibition and the On the Wall Series

On the Wall Series, photographed in Germany in 2015, will be part of the Telling Stories:a visual art exhibition opening on the 7th of November 2015. The exhibition will include photography, painting, sculpture, fibre art and other installations. It will feature the following nine artists: Alison Keenan, Phyllis Schwartz, Jim Friesen, Daphne Harwood, Sophi Liang, Colette Lisoway, Edward Peck, Debra Sloan and June Yun.

This is the BestB4 Collective’s latest exhibition, and it is graciously hosted by the Chinese Cultural Centre in their On-Tak Cheung Exhibition Gallery.

Opening: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Location: 555 Columbia Street, Vancouver, BC

Regular Hours: 11:am – 5pm (Tue-Sat), Nov 7th – Dec 19

For Special Hours and Events see BestB4Collective’s Blog

For more information please go to the BestB4 Collective’s events page:
http://bestb4collective.blogspot.ca/p/events.html )

A Brief Word About the Series

My artist practice has always been about teaching myself to see. While walking around Berlin and Hamburg, I noticed that older buildings were pockmarked. At first I thought it was due to the elements.  However, stopping in a museum courtyard, I noticed that the marks extended up a couple of stories and then disappeared. It then occurred to me that the marks were not wear and tear, but rather, gun fire that had been sprayed against the side of the building. This wall was indeed telling a story. On other buildings the marks were covered by layers of graffiti, which at first I attributed to vandals and perhaps, a lack of city maintenance. Suddenly, I saw that the work on the walls was a conversation between established international artists, the body politic, local artist and community over time. Here, depicted on the wall, were stories of the past and present, layer upon layer.

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The Salton Sea Eco-Disaster — I cannot look away

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Telling Stories: a visual art exhibition, a new exhibition presented by the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver in collaboration with the BestB4 Collective, opens at the On-Tak Cheung Gallery at the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum on Saturday, 07 November, 2015 from 2 – 4pm.

This new  BestB4 Collective project is a collaboration with nine visual artists and community members; the gallery is transformed into a meeting place where photography, painting, ceramics, fibre and installations tell and evoke stories. Salton Sea Eco-Disaster — I Cannot Look Away, my Salton Sea photo-graphic story, will be on show in this exhibition.

In the Winter of 2011, I made my second photo-exploration of the Salton Sea in Southern California to continue my study of the environmental impact of the local economy on the region and am now working toward a return to the area for a future photographic project. This eco-disaster is complex:…

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Best Photo Award – North Vancouver Arts Council

Entrance 1, Berlin was selected this Fall by the North Vancouver Arts Council for the Best Photograph Award. The piece will be available for purchase or rental through the Arts Council (for more information click here). This image is part of the series On the Wall photographed in Germany in 2014.  The series explores the infusion of graffiti and art on the walls of buildings in Germanys two largest cities Hamburg and Berlin.

The series will also be featured in Telling Stories: a visual arts exhibition at the On-Tak Cheung Exhibition Hall. The exhibition will open on Saturday November 7th, at 2pm, at 555 Columbia Street Vancouver, BC.

Entrance 1, Berlin