7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Dazzling! Thoughtful! Illuminating!
Feedback informs our self-image and our worldview and is integral to the biological and digital systems all around us. Explore the many faces of feedback at artCUBE, a visual and performance art installation fusing together the arts of cinematic storytelling, experimental photography and live contemporary dance. Pushing the boundaries of lens-based art this immersive theatrical experience illuminates the Eighth & Eight Creative Spaces black box studio in New Westminster.
Q&A with the artists (Yunuen Perez Vertti, Silene Razo, Grant Withers) to follow.
Flashing lights advisory.
Each performance begins promptly at 7:30 pm.
If you require ramp access please arrive 15 minutes early and notify guest services.
Grant Withers (he/him) is an artist of settler ancestry. He is an accredited Craftsman of Photographic Arts with the Professional Photographers of Canada. With an interdisciplinary art practice ranging from lens-based experimentation to immersive, performance art installations this curious and playful artist challenges conventional definitions of photography and of art. While striving to be a leader in Canadian contemporary art Grant is also an arts advocate and community builder; he is the co-founder and co-director of the Stride Burnaby Arts Festival. Grant lives with his family in Burnaby on Canada’s beautiful west coast.
Originally from Mexico City, filmmaker and digital media artist Yunuen Perez Vertti moved to Vancouver 9 years ago after being based in Houston, Texas, for 15 years. Her international background is well represented in her filmmaker and digital media artwork. She has over 20 years of experience in the film and television industry. She is passionate about using art as a tool for community building, and she uses this passion for producing and collaborating in various community-based art initiatives, projects and events.
Attaining a BA in Dance and Communications in her native Mexico, Silene Razo is a versatile dancer, actress and dance instructor. She started her career as a radio and television presenter, then became a professional dancer after graduating in 2014 from Mexico City’s Contempodanza School. Since she arrived in Vancouver in 2017, Silene has been actively working on different projects including Interdisciplinary and Contemporary Dance performances, Illusion, Samba and Dance Cabaret shows, a Dance film, and Assisting in Choreography for a theatre play. Also, she has performed in festivals such as Dancing on the Edge and The Fringe Festival Winnipeg and Vancouver.