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Vectorial Elevation to light up Vancouver nights during 2010 Winter Games, what do you think?

I have been asked by CKNW to speak to the proposed light display that is being planned for False Creek during the Olympics. I am unsure of the artistic merits of the proposed are artwork are. My main point about the work is the process. It seems that VANOC is pushing its agenda about is […]

Monday’s Park Board Meeting-same old, same old thing

While there were predictions that the Park Board meeting tonight could have some intrigue and excitement because of the recent announcement of General Manger’s pending retirement, in fact, the meeting was quite routine. One minor deviation and the little bit of excitement to the meeting was a closely scripted statement from the Chair on the […]

Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowica comes to English Bay

Wikipedia regards Magdalena Abakanowica “… as being one of the most important and influential female artists of the 20th century.” Why they have to preface her description with “female” seems is a bit curious and insulting. Is John Cage described as one of the most influential male composers of the 20th century? I think not. […]