State of the Practice is an annual exhibition highlighting the Vancouver Park Board’s longstanding commitment to artists working in the community to engage citizens in creative practices. From September 17 – 29, the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall will transform into a vibrant, buzzing studio with workshops encouraging artists and community members to problem solve, build, tan, sew, and net-make, while multi-artist collaborations related to shared land and sea cultural traditions unfold.
Photos, samples, and artworks on display will highlight the ‘community studio’ events led by EartHand Gleaners Society at two public park sites—Means of Production and Trillium North Park — both creative commons for growing art-crop materials and hosting seasonal-based outdoor workshops and celebrations. For more about related programming see www.earthand.com.
DATE Mon Sep 17 – Sat Sep 29
TIME Mon-Fri 9am-9:45pm, Sat-Sun 9am-4:45pm
DATE Thu Sep 20
LOCATION Exhibition Hall
With June Pardue and Peter Ananin
DATE Thu Sep 20
LOCATION Performance Centre
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