Renowned artist Vik Muniz wants to bring the wolf back to Squamish. The Brazilian born sculptor and photographer was in town last week working with the Vancouver Biennale group and the Squamish Nation to help create a land mosaic to represent the community. An idea came to him after conversations with Squamish Nation members.
Brazilian-born, New York City-based artist Vik Muniz isn’t afraid of bold new adventures. Muniz, 52, began his artistic career as a sculptor but moved on to photographic representations of his work, building finely detailed mosaics from quotidian materials like chocolate, sugar and junkyard rubbish and then photographing them. Driven to explore different med […]
The spirit of the games will live on in Olympic Village through a new art installation as part of the Vancouver Biennale. American artist Jonathan Borofsky’s “Human Structures Vancouver” was inspired by the artist-selected site, and the 2014-2016 Biennale’s theme “Open Borders/Crossroads Vancouver.”
On Monday, July 21, Muniz came to Squamish to create a new conceptual public artwork as part of the Vancouver Biennale. The piece is being constructed along the Mamquam Blind Channel downtown, and Muniz hopes the public will take part in its creation.