Thursday, 24 January 2013

Limelight in Vancouver

For its first venue in 2013, Limelight: Saturday night will be in Vancouver this week end.
We're setting up the lights tonight in 2 different places along Grandville Street. The spotlight will be happening at the same time in these 2 locations on Friday night and Saturday night.
Look for the limelight on Hastings and Grandville and 68th and Granville this week end!

And on sunday night we will have an informal evening of conversation and dialogue about Limelight: Saturday night with Bryan Newson, Public Art Program Manager for the City of Vancouver and Dr. Cameron Cartiere, Dean of Graduate Studies at Emily Carr University of Art + Design.
Sunday 27th January, 17.00 till 19.00, at the Metro Theatre, 1370 SW Marine Dr, Vancouver, BC V6P 5Z9.
More info here

Hope to see you in the Limelight or at the discussion!

The installation of Limelight in Vancouver is part of chART: Public Art Marpole, a creative collaboration between Emily Carr University of Art + Design and the Marpole BIA. The project aims to support public art and community engagement through creativity and innovation. This collaboration is led by Dr. Cameron Cartiere, Dean of Graduate Studies at Emily Carr.

Limelight: Saturday Night in Vancouver is hosted by chART: Public Art Marpole, Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Downtown Business Improvement Association, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Marpole Business Improvement Association and the City of Vancouver Public Art Program.

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

A couple of updates

After some quiet months without any posts on this blog, here are a couple of updates on some of the events we are taking part of in the coming weeks whilst continuing our work on Watershed+.

On January 17th we will be leading a conversation about innovative artist residency programs around the globe and the potential for expanded residency programming at the Lawrence Arts Center with artist Yvonne Mullock, and Lawrence Arts Center executive director Susan Tate.

The following week we'll be in Vancouver installing Limelight: Saturday night on its first venue in 2013. In partnership with Emily Carr University, the City of Vancouver, the Downtown Vancouver BIA, Limelight: Saturday night will be installed at 2 locations similtaneously

We will also take part of the 2013 Lulu Series: Art in the City on January 23rd.

If you're around for any of these events we'd love to see you.