Platforms: We Are Here, Live – Artist Call

The City of Vancouver is welcoming submissions for Platforms: We Are Here, Live, a public art program which will commission temporary artworks for existing platforms throughout Vancouver. The program focuses on artists working in video and two-dimensional media and each commissioned artist will receive $5,000 for the creation, editing and design of the artwork. The…

Platforms 2020: Public Works November Program

The City of Vancouver Public Art Program is pleased to present the November edition of Platforms 2020: Public Works. Throughout the month artworks by Sunroop Kaur, Ryley O’Byrne, Dejan Radovanovic, Osvaldo Ramirez Castillo, Manuel Axel Strain, and Gerri York will be presented on the city’s public art platforms, including transit shelters, billboards, the VanLive screen,…

Coastal City: The Public Art Program premiers the final four artworks in the series this week

VANCOUVER, BC – A new film by Emilie Crewe contrasts natural and manmade elements of Vancouver and the team of Castle Grünenfelder Ingram present images of local indigenous fruit trees in transit shelters. Ben Bogart’s computerized abstraction surrounds the light structure at Queen Elizabeth Plaza, and an image from Laiwan’s film Barnacle City will show…