A new public art display blending car culture with environmental history is coming to Downtown Vancouver. The “Trans Am Totem” artistically combines consumer culture with ancient Vancouver history by stacking a pile of junkyard cars on top of a 20 feet high old growth cedar tree. North Vancouver artist Marcus Bowcott describes the piece as a […]
Gently lit with neon, let’s heal the divide is a recent installation on the wall of the Vancouver Community College (VCC) Downtown Campus at Hamilton and Pender, part of the 2014-2016 Vancouver Biennale Open Air Museum supporting public art. It’s by Toni Latour, a queer, feminist Vancouver artist pictured here with Biennale founder, Barrie Mowatt. The curren […]
Located at 250 West Pender Street, the new art project produced by the Vancouver Biennale aims to provoke questions about the divide between the Downtown East Side and the commercial and financial districts that border it.
There’s an invisible border in Vancouver — a mere curve in the road — that separates two different worlds. Most Vancouverites don’t think much of how one side of East Hastings Street by Victory Square marks the low-income Downtown Eastside, while the shiny and prosperous retail and financial districts sit on the other side.
Breath Song, the composition inspired by the environmentally conscious Blue Trees of Konstantin Dimopoulos. http://t.co/qLkIhL7kP8