The Works Art & Design Festival, Edmonton
Friday June 20 – July 2, 2008
This free, city-wide arts festival, sponsored in part by the city, the province and Canadian Heritage, sees over 400 artist’s work showcased in 28 sites housing 44 exhibitions.
The original Fantastic Planet poster. Image: aquabooks.ca
-The film Fantastic Planet (Click HERE for more on the 1973 Sci-Fi film).
-Japanese director Hiroshi Teshigahara’s brilliant documentary on Catalan architect Antonio Gaudi in the Citadel Theatre complex Click HERE to watch some of the film.
Architecture by Antonio Gaudi. Image: neatorama.net
-Art by Richard Watts in Churchill Square
-Africa at Heart Sculpture demonstration
-Prints by Karen Dugas at Snap – click HERE
-Fall Out by Lylian Klimek at the Bank of Montreal
-What If? A survey of Graham Burnett’s recent work at the Edmonton Journal Building
-Against the Grain, an exhibition of Japanese woodblock printing at the Telus Centre
Japanese Woodblock, Lady at Bath. Image: artfiles.art.com
-A celebration of Quebec’s 400th anniversary, with French entertainment.
For more info on individual programs, and to download area maps, please click HERE