22 Jan 2019

Sammy Chien

i. I work as a music composer, sound and video designer (for this project – Ying Yun). Generally, QPOC interdisciplinary media artist, director, performer, researcher and mentor whose work focuses on arts, technology, spirituality, social change and engagements with marginalized communities. I’m also the Artistic Director of Chimerik似不像 collective. • ii. I

18 Jan 2019

Bernadette Peters

“Have I taught you girls nothing?” Few Wicked Stepmothers can rip through the screen like a gloriously begowned Bernadette Peters leading her itchy, snorting, poem-gnashing daughters to the Prince’s Ball. 7 Tony Award nominations, 2 wins, 8 Drama Desk nominations, 3 wins. TV actress whose recent roles include the morally

15 Jan 2019

Tilar J. Mazzeo

‘After the war, when Irena made a list of all the people in Warsaw who took part in her network to help Jewish families and save their children, it was fourteen pages long, and the names in fact numbered in the dozens upon dozens. What Irena never forgot was that

04 Jan 2019

Lagerfeld + Humm – 7 Days Out

Have you been watching 7 Days Out? It’s a late December Netflix offering from Andrew Rossi, who also directed The First Monday in May. In it, we ‘witness the excitement and drama behind the scenes in the seven days leading up to major live events in the worlds of sports, fashion,

01 Jan 2019

Ian Thom Selects

As Senior Curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery for over 30 years, Ian Thom has led countless acquisitions and curated 80+ exhibitions. Now, upon his retirement, Thom has gone into the more than 12,000 works in the VAG permanent collection and chosen a highlight exhibit of ~ 90 pieces. Here’s

30 Dec 2018

A Siege of Herons

The castle was tempting, but capturing it wasn’t going to be easy. When storming wouldn’t work, medieval armies tried the siege approach.  Stay put, fortify the weaponry, cut off supplies, and wait for the inhabitants to starve and surrender. The all-legs heron takes a similarly patient approach with its prey.

18 Dec 2018

Jeffrey Milstein

i. I work as a(n) Artist using photography as my primary medium. ii. I do this creative work because: I have always been a visual artist ever since my earliest memories I drew and painted and made things. Photography allows for instant (almost) gratification. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work

11 Dec 2018

Guo Pei, The Detail

“Fashion shouldn’t just be about the present,” says designer Guo Pei. “I care more about the meaning behind the details. Therefore, the embroidery and motifs you see on my clothing all have stories behind them.” Even if you have been to the Vancouver Art Gallery once to see the Guo

04 Dec 2018

Claudia Schulz

i. I work as: a hat designer/milliner ii. I do this creative work because: I love hats. I love to wear hats. I love to create hats. iii. Personal qualities that help me in my work are: I’m interested in design and fashion. In my work, I’m bridging these two elements in

02 Dec 2018

Caroline Miller

i. I work as as a: Jewellery and Small Object Designer/Maker. ii. I do this creative work because: I am attracted to metal science, geometery, alchemy and mathematics in a three dimensional form. Making jewellery is a way of looking at the microscopic world we live in. iii. Personal qualities