Archive for August, 2016

  • FRONDA (Mexican artist collective)

    FRONDA (Mexican artist collective) in Nelson for discussion Join artist in residence César Damián at the Oxygen Art Centre on Saturday, August 27th at 4pm for a discussion on FRONDA, a platform for interdisciplinary art based in Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico.  Damián is co-founder of this unique non-profit organization whose mandate is to promote artistic discipline in rural and urban spaces, with an interest in cross-cultural and disciplinary exchanges between Mexico and Canada.   Damián will be joined by Elena Barba who is co-founder of FRONDA, and Haruko Okano who has

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  • Time Capsule / Memory Capsule

    Time Capsule / Memory Capsule If we had the option to receive messages from the past how would we receive them?  Would it be possible to respond to these messages?  Would these messages help us better understand our place?  Could we better understand our identity?  Is it possible to have a dialogue with future generations?   Time Capsule is a project that tries to generate a reflection about who we are as a society.  It is not a real capsule, it is a metaphorical space conceived as an encounter and

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  • Residency & Exhibition: César Damián

    Traces – César Damián Residency dates: August 1st – September 2nd, 2016 Columbia Basin Culture Tour: August 13 & 14 from 10am – 5pm – Open studio Artist talk: August 13th, 2016 at 4pm Discussion: August 27th at 4pm about FRONDA (Mexican Artist Collective) Opening reception: September 2nd, 2016 from 7-9pm Exhibition dates: September 7th – October 1st, 2016 Gallery Hours: Wednesday to Saturday 1-5pm Culture Days Event: Sunday, October 2nd, 2016 at 4pm – Closing Reception and Talk The Oxygen Art Centre is excited to be hosting Mexican artist, César

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