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Capture staffer (me!) reviews “KIMSOOJA Unfolding” for ArtAsiaPacific

Months ago, unrelated to my duties here (yes, we do have lives outside of the festival), I was asked by ArtAsiaPacific magazine to review the Capture exhibition KIMSOOJA Unfolding at the Vancouver Art Gallery. The Hong Kong based publication was formed in 1993, and according to their website is “the leading English-language periodical covering contemporary art … Continued

Capture Photography Festival in Top 10 Vancouver Arts Events!

The Georgia Straight’s Janet Smith has named Capture one of Vancouver’s top 10 Art Moments of 2013 and we couldn’t be more pleased.  Thanks for all your support in our whirlwind inaugural year, we can’t wait to get back at it in 2015! (Photo credit: Jean Cueta)

Capture 1.0’s Launch on VANDOCUMENT

This video filmed by Roger Black  and edited by Ash Tanasiychuk really caught our attention when it was posted on VANDOCUMENT last month. It perfectly captures the energy and excitement of our launch party at the Museum of Vancouver, while beautifully documenting the artwork in the exhibition An Evolutionary Look into Vancouver Street Photography.  We’re thrilled … Continued

Find yourself at Gallery 295

Avalon Mott, one of the many talented curators we worked with for Capture 1.0, has a photography exhibition opening at Gallery 295 on January 10th (this Friday!). The exhibition, entitled Locate, explores how we establish a sense of place amidst increasingly binary notions of transience and permanence, and features work by emerging Vancouver photographers Andrew Jenkins, Avalon Mott … Continued

All’s well that ends Welling…

A huge Thank You to everyone who came out to the Contemporary Art Gallery for Capture’s Closing Party and the opening of the James Welling exhibition The Mind on Fire on November 14th! We’d been anticipating an amazing exhibition since the early days of the Festival, in fact, Welling’s exhibition dates helped sway our decision to … Continued

Gorgeous autumn light = even more gorgeous documentation!

Katie Huisman, photographer and co-curator of An Evolutionary Look into Vancouver Street Photography, took some atmospheric documentation photos of Capture’s public installations. We’ve already added them to our site, but they were too stunning not to share – those fall colours next to Mungo Thomson’s installation at the Yaletown Canada Line Station really make our hearts … Continued

Winner of Georgia Straight People’s Choice Award Announced

Photographer Christopher Edmonstone has been named the winner of the Georgia Straight People’s Choice Award! Over the course of the festival, we worked with the Georgia Straight to invite the public to vote on their favourite submissions from emerging photographers. We’re thrilled you selected Edmonstone, since he was one of the 12 photographers whose work we chose … Continued

Adieu!

So long, farewell, we hate to say goodbye… Come by the Contemporary Art Gallery tonight between 7 and 10pm for Capture’s Closing Party and the opening of James Welling’s The Mind on Fire. We’d love to see you there!  

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