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The Art of Doing Something Else

Do you ever notice how sometimes you go into a shop, or eat at a restaurant, and you can just tell–usually by the outfit and the attitude–that you’re being served by an artist or, more likely, an art student. They seem bored, and clearly dislike their job. Rikrit Tiravanija makes art. Image: columbia.edu Every job holds creative potential, and every
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VoCA Recommends…Jeppe Hein, Jon Sasaki, Tonik, Patrick Bernatchez

Jeppe Hein The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver January 30 – March 29, 2009 Jeppe Hein, Moving Neon Cube, 2004. Image: euroassistance.com This is Danish artist Jeppe Hein’s first exhibition in Canada. His work often appears Minimalist, but then goes on to engage the viewer in surprising ways, reminding us of Max Dean’s robotic chair and other pieces. Jeppe Hein trained
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