New public art commissions for the Year of Reconciliation debut in April

Two new projects debut in April to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation. A new video by Vancouver artist Emilie Crewe, Making Circles: The Chilkat Dancing Blanket, will intervene in the advertising content on the dual screens at Granville and Robson Streets. The 2.47 minute silent video contrasts close-ups of the hands of master…

City of Vancouver launches 10 new public art commissions for the Year of Reconciliation

Five new projects, ranging from banners and posters to videos and a mural, have joined Vancouver’s public art collection in an exhibition to honour and celebrate the City’s Year of Reconciliation. The City’s Public Art Program commissioned 10 new artist projects overall with the first five debuting in March 2014 and new projects being introduced…