A Call and Response Below the SurfaceFebruary 17, 2024 - May 26, 2024 Created by Kemi Craig, Artist In Residence at the City of Victoria, in partnership with Hololabs and the AGGV.
Afroquatics: A Call and Response Below Surface is an immersive and interactive installation that will spark conversations, challenge perceptions, and transport viewers into an experiential underwater landscape.
Art, Heritage, and Personal JourneysFebruary 10, 2024 - May 26, 2024 Curated by Dr. Heng Wu, AGGV Curator of Asian Art
Crossing: Art, Heritage, and Personal Journeys delves into the intricate narratives of three remarkable local artists, who embarked on transformative journeys from Asia to Canada: Yumie Kono, Andy Lou, and Chrystal Phan.
The Nude in Art, Past and PresentDecember 9, 2023 - March 31, 2024 Curated by Steven McNeil, Chief Curator & Director of Collections and Exhibitions
In The Flesh brings together more than one hundred works that share a common focus: the nude as a subject for artistic expression. Drawing upon the strengths of the AGGV Collections, works by renowned historical artists including Renoir, Rodin, Picasso and Henry Moore are brought together alongside works by modern and contemporary Indigenous and Canadian […]
Curated by Mel Granley, AGGV Assistant Curator, Tender Touch delves into Victoria’s unique and proliferating tattoo community. In recent years, the tattoo industry in Victoria has grown considerably, with more and more queer and BIPOC artists beginning their career and opening up their own tattoo shops in town. Alternatives to the traditional western tattoo scene, these spaces are bastions for many seeking to adorn themselves with ink.
Bodies of, Bodies WithinNovember 18, 2023 - April 17, 2024 Curated by Mel Granley, AGGV Assistant Curator
Kali Spitzer’s work embraces the stories of contemporary BIPOC, queer and trans bodies, creating representation that is self-determined, with her collaborative process being informed by the desire to rewrite the visual histories of indigenous bodies beyond a colonial lens.