OFFSITE | INSIGHT
OFFSITE | INSIGHT is a new Gallery series offering a range of offsite programs connecting with local communities, environments, and artists from the region. We look forward to connecting with you, out there!
FOREST BREATH: A PORTRAIT IN PROGRESS WITH LEILA SUJIR
Sunday, August 12, 2018 | 2-4pm | Port Renfrew Elementary, 6633 Deering Road
We are so pleased to launch the fourth installment of this series in August! Get ready for a summer a road trip to Port Renfrew and prepare to experience the forest in a unique way – from the three dimensional and digital lens of artist Leila Sujir.
Please join us at the Port Renfrew Elementary School for a screening of Forest Breath: A Portrait in Progress, a 3D stereoscopic video installation filmed with an IMAX rig with two Sony F65 8k cameras in the south Walbran.
This screening is an opportunity to experience an innovative work in development, to meet the artist, and to contribute insights towards a broader understanding of these unique forests. This video is from the same body of Sujir’s work as seen in current exhibition Supernatural: Art Technology and the Forest.
MOVING CHANGE WITH BRENDAN FERNANDES
June 15-17 | SURPRISE LOCATIONS!
Moving Change consists of three performance interventions at sites across the city. Join us for a dynamic intervention in public space and stay tuned for more details. Text MOVING CHANGE to 555888 and the artist will send you the time and locations.
OPEN REHEARSAL WITH BRENDAN FERNANDES
June 13 | 4-7pm | 2750 Quadra Street, Victoria
We are pleased to partner with Dance Victoria for our second event in this series! Join us for a sneak peek of Brendan Fernandes’ performance Moving Change. Andrew Barrett, Beauregard Boehme, Kemi Craig, Stacey Horton, Ursula May, Rachel Meyer and Judith Price also in attendance. In conjunction with Moving Change.
Wheelchair access located in the back parking lot. Prior arrangement required. Contact Dance Victoria for access.
April 14 | 1-4pm | Goldstream Park
Please join us for a Forest Exploration at Goldstream Park with Jens Wieting, Forest and Climate Campaigner with Sierra Club BC. Participants will take part in an hour-long walk, hear about the state of Vancouver Island’s disappearing old-growth rainforest and be invited to a conversation about steps needed to ensure Vancouver Island can remain a rainforest Island. In conjunction with Picturing the Giants: The Changing Landscapes of Emily Carr.
Above left: Brendan Fernandes, Steady Pulse, Recess, New York, 2017. Performers: John Alix, Khadija Griffith & Oisín Monaghan. Uniforms by the Rational Dress Society. Photographer: Wendy Ploger. Images courtesy of Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago and Recess, New York.
Above middle: Leila Sujir, Forest Breath (work in progress), 2018. Courtesy of the artist. Photo credit: Santiago Tavera.
Above right: Emily Carr credit: Emily Carr, Spring, Canadian, 20th century, c.1936-37, oil, 58.5 x 73, Ruth Humphrey Estate.