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Deconstructing the Spindle Whorl: lessLIE, Chris Paul, Dylan Thomas @ Alcheringa Gallery Aug 5 2017
Sat. August 5th 2017 - Sat. September 2nd 2017 @ Alcheringa Gallery 621 Fort Street
Free (All Ages) Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm Sunday 12:00pm - 6:00pm
Opening: Saturday 5th August 2017
Opening reception: 2:00pm
Deconstructing the Spindle Whorl (working title) in an ambitious exhibition that plans to re-imagine and tear apart our understanding of the classic Coast Salish spindle whorl. With three unique voices and artistic approaches, the heritage and evolution of the circular design is thrown into discourse. What IS a spindle whorl? In what ways can a classic icon be reinterpreted, re-envisioned, and yet still hold its essential symbology? How do young artists carry the weight of tradition and interpret it into their own future? These questions kick off a complex set of conversations regarding form, subject, and Indigenous heritage.
The exhibition will feature 36 new works in a variety of mediums: glass, painting, cedar panel, and metal. A catalogue of work will be available online.
Thursday Jan. 25th
Opening: Opening Reception: Thursday, January 25, 7:00-9:00pm Performance by violinist Sari Alesh at 7:30pm. Free admission, everyone welcome.
Show Runs: Wednesday Jan. 24th until Mon. February 5th
Thursday Feb. 1st
Show Runs: Thursday Feb. 1st until Mon. January 15th
Thursday Feb. 1st
Opening: 5pm - 7pm
OIL+DIRT: Malene Foyd, Jo-Ann Richards, Gwen Howey, Jane Francis @ Belfry Theatre Studio A Feb 1 2018
Show Runs: Thursday Feb. 1st until Sat. February 10th
Wednesday Aug. 1st
Opening: Monday, January 8, 2018, 12:00 pm
Show Runs: Monday Jan. 8th until Sat. January 27th