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VoCA recommends…Exhibitions in New York, Whitehorse, Vancouver


AA Bronson, excerpt from Mirror Sequences, 1969. Image: aabronson.com

1. AA Bronson’s School For Young Shamans at John Connelly Presents, New York

January 10 – February 16, 2008

This performative exhibition features a collaboration with erstwhile Canadian artist Terence Koh and works by nine young shamans including Winnipeg artist Michael Dudeck and VoCA favorite, the Tokyo-based Item Idem:

With a portrait by Bruce LaBruce, original score by Andrew Zealley and AA Bronson’s self portraits from 1969.

Two collaborations with Terence Koh consist of a double toilet cubicle joined by a glory hole: one is a miniature, a three-dimensional model; the other is an architectural installation that invites the performative.

AA Bronson worked and lived as one of the three artists of General Idea from 1969 through 1994. Since then, he has worked under his own name, with multiple international exhibitions. He has been included in many biennales including Montreal, the Whitney, Venice, Sydney and Sao Paolo. He was appointed a Senior Critic at the Yale School of Art in 2006, and has been the Director of Printed Matter, Inc. since 2004.

For more on the exhibition, please click HERE

For more on AA Bronson, please click HERE


Installation view from the exhibition. Image: johnconnellypresents.com

2. In the Shadow of the Midnight Sun and Drawn to Memory at the Yukon Art Centre, Whitehorse, Canada

January 10 – 9 March, 2008

Drawn to Memory is an exhibition of YT artist Catherine Deer’s charcoal drawings that depict her memories of growing up in Baker Lake in the early 1960s, while In the Shadow brings together Canadian Inuit work with Sami pices from Norway, Sweden and Finland.


Sami (Lapps) outside their reindeer-skin tent in Finnish Lapland. Image: britannica.com

For more information, please visit the gallery website HERE

3. Exponential Future at the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver

January 18—27 April, 2008


Tim Lee, Untitled (Light-Space Module, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, 1928-30), 2007.
Image: belkin.ubc.ca

This exhibition features the work of eight young Vancouver artists, including the super hot Tim Lee, with Alex Morrison, Isabelle Pauwels, Kevin Schmidt, Mark Soo, Corin Sworn, Althea Thauberger and Elizabeth Zvonar

In true Vancouver tradition, the exhibition celebrates the city’s local art scene. The curators have attempted to give an overview of the new artistic thinking through works that engage the complex reality of urban life in the early 21st century.


Elizabeth Zvonar, Pelly’s Mission 2982, 2006. Image: belkin.ubc.ca

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