We are in the epoch of simultaneity; we are in the epoch of juxtaposition, the epoch of near and far, side-by-side, of the dispersed. -Michel Foucault The gallery is a meeting point. Nine artists have converged in Vancouver for three consecutive summers to engage in a period of production, study and reflection. The works in […]

Ric Beairsto has worked as a writer, director, producer and instructor, in both documentary and dramatic motion picture forms, since 1980. He lives with his family in Vancouver, between the Stanley Park Lawn Bowling Club and the Downtown Skateboard Plaza.

Jan Beringer is an artist and exhibit designer originally from Edmonton and Victoria. He is interested in deconstructing the historical ideologies of the physical exhibition space. Drawing from the archetype of the modernist museum in ruin, he is using (blank) space to reimagine the (blank) museum. He currently lives in Calgary.

Bruce Emmett grew up in the suburbs, and has spent his youth (age 14-41) skateboarding in and around the Lower Mainland. His work deals with the appropriation, subversion, and recomposition of everyday forms. Bruce currently lives in East Van. Photos by Kai Mushens.

Gardiner Funo O’Kain lives and works near Lake Michigan, in Chicago. She has also lived near the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Aegean Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, and Lake Ontario. She spends summers in Vancouver, for the restorative powers of sea air and the company of her family. Photos by Kai Mushens, unless otherwise […]

Image not available. The Emotions Project Why do you smile back at me—automatically—when I smile at you? Why can my sadness become the sadness of those around me? Scientists believe that there are at least six universal facial expressions of emotions: joy, sadness, anger, disgust, surprise, and fear. They are recognized by and affect individuals no […]

Born in Russia, Galia Kwetny graduated from Moscow Linguistic University with an MA in Linguistics, then moved to Israel and worked as an EFL teacher. In Canada Galia earned her BFA from the University of Alberta. Her creative research explores ways in which the phenomenon of migration is reflected in visual arts. (galiakwetny.com) Photos by […]