Contemporary dance and the Roundhouse community connected recently, during auditions for PuSh Festival’s 2015 production of Le Grand Continental®. For those who are unfamiliar with PuSh, it is a multi-disciplinary, international performance smorgasbord that celebrated its 10 year anniversary last winter. I look forward to it each year as a bright spot in the post-Christmas […]
What is your artistic medium? Until recently I made 2 dimensional work using collage, painting, drawing etc. However in the last year or so I have started to make small installations, dioramas that tell a story or parts of a story. The birds and the dancers in the Roundhouse vitrine are the first time that […]
In this age of digital media, information is shared at a lightning pace. Individuals and companies alike are more aware than ever about the environment, human rights, diversity and other issues concerning citizens around the world. More than simply aligning their own practices with their beliefs, people are turning to their investments to return more […]
During the months of September and October, you can see Pierre Leichner‘s artworks on display in the Window, an exhibition space at the Roundhouse where Vancouver artists are asked to explore the link between community and creativity. How long have you been a practicing artist? I was a psychiatrist and I stopped working in 2010. […]
What does a Hip Hop community look like? According to the Universal Zulu Nation, a hip hop community is based on the sharing of ideas and resources, while providing service to the broader community through outreach programs. The aim of the organization is to promote peace, equality and humanitarianism through the four elements of hip […]
Dare being challenged. Risk being changed at this year’s Queer Arts Festival at the Roundhouse. From July 23 to August 9, the festival will highlight cutting-edge performance art, music, visual arts, literature and more by artists of all ages at this year’s festival under the theme “ReGenerations.”
Summer in Vancouver is awesome! One of my favorite activities is outdoor concerts.
I’m an artist. I spend a lot of my time either making things or thinking about making things. I share a nice studio with about 14 other artists – two or three of them are almost always around. An art space with supplies and company is something I have really come to value. You can […]