Click here for an interview with artist Fei Disbrow on her artistic process for the Corpus series, conducted by Kate Singleton.
The Surrey Art Gallery currently has three diverse shows exploring the fine tradition of ceramics in- conjunction with video, photography & new technologies. The Future is Already Here, combines the work of Alex McLeod & Brendan Tang & is guest curated by Rachel Lafo. Ornamentalism, features Clint Neufeld & Dirk Staschke. Beyond the Vessel’s Edge displays ceramics from their permanent collection.
The exhibition will run until March 24th. Check out video from the opening reception here!
James Nizam has been commissioned by the fashion powerhouse label Louis Vuitton to produce works, as inspired by his 2006/2007 Anteroom series, whereby Nizam inverted and projected exterior environments into abandoned rooms. The LV Canadian Maison in Toronto, whose mandate is to showcase Canadian art, will display these commissioned pieces as part of the permanent installation.
Brendan Tang’s work has recently been acquired by the Royal Bank of Canada, the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs, the Gardiner Museum and the Seattle Art Museum, among others. Moreover, there are a plethora of upcoming museum exhibitions, from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, to the Surrey Art Gallery and the Richmond Art Gallery.
Kristin Bjornerud will be part of a Curator’s Conversation on Sunday September, 23rd @2pm. The artists talk coincides with, Odd Occurrences, at the Seymour Art Gallery until October 14, 2012. http://www.seymourartgallery.com/gallery.php
“I’ve always been someone who’s worked with my hands, whether it’s been fixing machinery on the family farm or doing renovations. So I always used materials and always felt that materials weren’t really neutral. They had a history and a context.”
Click here for an interview with Clint Neufeld for Canadian Art Magazine, written by Leah Sandals, discussing Neufeld’s lounging ceramic engines.
The world’s longest-running photography magazine (established in 1854), recently featured the new exhibition by James Nizam, view it here: BJP: James Nizam