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  • The Bikini Project consists of 294 images of photo album snapshots of women in bathing suits, collected over the past forty years by an unknown collector. The album was found adrift in Howe Sound, BC by log salvager Erik Hammond in the...
  • “I am a leisure society, I travel, I walk on sandy beaches; bathe my spoiled body in warm blue waters of exotic resorts. I can feel my leisure grow, feel my need for it complete. I have my democratic right to leisure, and if I can vote...
  • In her exhibition Ten Small Quarrels, Karina Kalvaitis has fashioned stage sets to stand in as abandoned habitats, which appear as points of recent departure for mysterious creatures. Faint indentations in opulent but impractical...
  • My work is expressed mainly through photographs and text. The story I am telling draws upon standards in our everyday lives: regulations, instructions and restrictions. I am interested in their representation and narrative, or more...
  • The apparently craft-like methodologies utilized by Rhonda Weppler in her sculptural works are actually rooted in strategies of minimal sculpture; the void at minimalism's core is here transposed to the domestic world. If minimalism...
  • Remember when you raised your hand as a kid if you knew the answer to a question, or to be chosen to be on a team; or you might have raised your hand to show that you wanted to be included in something? Raise Hands All Those aims at...
  • “THE DAMNED IN 3D” (45 minutes) screens only on: Thursday, February 23: 9pm, Artist in Attendance Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 12pm and 4pm, and Saturdays: 11am, 2pm and 4pm Admission is free and open to the public David Yonge...
  • Raising awareness of our public presence is key in our audience development efforts. To enhance our physical presence and bring art to the public sphere, two art projects have been installed on the external walls of the gallery. The idea...
  • In contemporary urban culture, where privacy is actively defended by a public that aspires to anonymity, the overwhelming majority of multi-household residential structures are built to imply discretion and conformity. Bland and unassuming...
  • Countdown to madness Inspired by the sampling approach of DJs, Michèle Provost has composed her own visual version of a Top 40 chart, using “samples” from classic rock lyrics of the past four decades in this exhibition entitled It’s only...
  • An exhibition exploring the fleeting and the ephemeral, the passing of the seasons, and bonding friendships. In Canada, we compartmentalise our lives according to the weather, hot or cold, our activities reflect our social interactions...
  • Ottawa International Airport, Alcove Gallery "This suite of paper works are a collection of visual travelogues, personal meditations on memory, and metaphysical abstractions sourced from my life long journey through the milieux of art and...
  • Gallery 101 / Galerie 101 Ottawa August 29 To October 12, 2002 Montréal, Arts Interculturels Montréal March 5 To April 5, 2003 The Khyber Centre For The Arts Halifax May 12 To June 7, 2003 Owens Art Gallery Sackville September 12 To...
  • In Bax’wana’tsi : the Container for Souls, Marianne Nicolson shares an affirmation of her Dzawada’enuxw traditional culture and language, as well as a reassertion of an old belief in the human balance between the body and the soul....
  • In Collaboration with The Aboriginal Curatorial Collective Stephen Foster and Maria Hupfield both create tension and balance in their staged photographic tableaus. The works address power relations that are equally personal and community...
  • One is an island lost in a sea of others or alone haplessly adrift. These are just two of the impressions that one could garner from the photographic work of Robyn Cumming; another may be a state of denial. Her large photographs depict...
  • Anthea Black will be presenting information about the artist-run centres listed below and will link issues specific to Alberta, yet also shared by centres and local artists in Ottawa today.
  • The evidence has been gathered. The truth though is I am stuck. I learn about Karen Henderson's plans, yet underlying all along has been my certainty that I know nothing about it at all. I could describe intentions and the moving of...
  • What secrets can a city reveal as metaphors? What effect can it have on the imagination of those who keep it company? Both real and a construction of the real, what incarnation does a city have in our personal fictions? Cities are complex...
  • Having a conversation with Chris Flower is a bit like playing a pinball machine. Thoughts ricochet in unpredictable directions, deflecting off objects, words, and other thoughts, lights go off and bells ping. His work is equally dizzying,...

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