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Edmonton: Surveillance and Shopping as Art

Thomas Kneubühler: Tresspass Act and J. Stanton: Art Paraphernalia for a Modern World Latitude 53, Edmonton 7 August – 5 September, 2009 Thomas Kneubühler, Access Denied, Le Black Jack Resto Bar (Guard#7) Image: thomaskneubuhler.com Kneubühler’s artist project comprises a traditional gallery show, and more interestingly, a series of large billboard-sized outdoor photographs of security guards displayed on the sides of
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Edmonton: Public Art Director Shakes Things Up

An inspiring story from Edmonton on how artist Kristy Trinier is shaking things up in Edmonton as the Public Art Director for the Edmonton Arts Council. Kristy Trinier and Davide DiSaro, Inkognito, 2005. Image: skewgallery.com The above work by Kristy Trinier was a collaborative sound and light installation for an exhibition of paintings by Sverre Bjertnaes at the Trondheim Kunstmuseum
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Underrated Canadian Artist: Graham Peacock

Painter Graham Peacock has been teaching painting at the University of Alberta since 1969, when he arrived in Canada from England. Graham Peacock, Valor, 2003. Image: grahampeacock.com Perhaps not strictly speaking underrated, Peacock has been exhibiting throughout Canada on a regular basis since 1971. In 2003 he had an exhibition of recent work at the New New Painting Museum in
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The Works festival, Edmonton

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 Highlights include: -The film Fantastic Planet (Click HERE for more on
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