Vancouver-based artist Howie Tsui (Tsui Ho Yan / 徐浩恩) is currently in the process of installing Retainers of Anarchy at the AGGV. In anticipation of the opening, on June 12, Tsui spoke with us about his art practice in an e-interview.
Category: Installation Art
The Breathing Wall: Some retrospective thoughts on an off-site project
By Michelle Jacques, Chief Curator
This past summer, from August 20th – 30th, artists Connie Michele Morey and Taryn Walker created a site-responsive exhibition in the car shop of the Roundhouse at Bayview Place in Vic West.
To Talk With Others: A Yukon First Nations Conversation
To Talk With Others responds to the minutes of a meeting in August of 1977 between Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau and ﬁve Yukon First Nations leaders regarding the then-approved Mackenzie Pipeline.
AGGV Collections Team & Travelling Shows
With the recent opening of To Talk With Others, organized by the Yukon Arts Centre, the AGGV Collections team discusses the challenges and processes that go into a travelling exhibition.
Following the Film Path with Young & Giroux
Enter the darkened Centennial Gallery at the AGGV and vicariously experience what it would be like to travel as a virtual camera moving around the sculptural looping installation that has been constructed out of tubular steel in the centre of the room. Film Path/Camera Path with under-titles is a conceptual multi-media artwork that combines the moving images of film with a sculptural expansion of a 35mm projector.
Blue Skies: Megan Dickie
Opening at the Gallery in June is a body of new work by Victoria-based artist Megan Dickie. Blue Skies features video and sculpture installation that resist easy interpretations.
Minimalism in Singapore: Experiencing More of Less
By Audrey Wang, AGGV Volunteer
The exhibition Minimalism: Space. Light. Object. featured more than 150 works by artists from Europe, America, Australia and Asia, with the intention to document the history of this art movement that continues to inform the visual arts and contemporary practitioners today.
The Art of the Install
As a photographer, installing Fiona Tan: Ascent gave me the chance to think about images and videography in a new light, you know… to step back, reconsider and reimagine. Spending time with Fiona Tan’s work this week has broadened my understanding of the collective importance of Mount Fuji and I am humbled to have been a part of this exhibit. – Corey Bryson, AGGV Preparator/Technician.
Views of Mount Fuji
On March 9, the AGGV celebrates two separate, but related, exhibitions that memorialize Mount Fuji and its manifestations in the Japanese and non-Japanese aesthetic.
Techno-Art and Cherry Blossoms for Family Sunday
By Audrey Wang, AGGV Volunteer Family Sunday morphed into the AGGV’s second Cherry Blossom Festival this March, in sync with the explosion of pink and white blossoms all over Victoria. Crowds filled the Gallery for this ever popular event, with City of Victoria Poet Laureate Yvonne Blomer taking to the Sakura Stage as emcee for […]
10 Things You Should Know About New Media Art
1. New media art is a general term that describes the contemporary art genre that incorporates new media technologies such as digital art, computer animation, virtual reality, interactive art, video games, robotics and 3D printing, among others. 2. By focussing on the medium as a primary concern, new media art concepts stand to distinguish itself […]