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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!  

Two openings, one night!

…Just a regular ol’ Thursday with Capture. We hit up Republic Gallery for the prolific Marion Penner Bancroft’s HYDROLOGIC (drawing up the clouds) and then dashed to Satellite Gallery for Moyra Davey’s Ornament and Reproach. Coupled with Jessica Eaton’s recent project for CPPS, these exhibitions are great examples of the wide range of fascinating photographic approaches that are proliferating in … Continued

Canadian Photographic Portfolio Society

Last Friday marked the release of Jessica Eaton‘s commission from the Canadian Photographic Portfolio Society. The Montreal based artist’s recent series, LTISL 17, 2013, uses colour photography to explore the effect of light pending through glass prisms. The photos play with notions of truth and perceptual experience, while referencing Berenice Abbott’s The Science Pictures. The exhibition was only … Continued

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