Visual Art

Bounce: Canadian/Dutch Art(ist) Exchange

Thursday, July 6, 1995, 5:00 pm to Saturday, July 22, 1995, 12:00 am

Bounce: Canadian/Dutch Art(ist) Exchange

Artists: Joep van Lieshout, Ellen Dijkstra, Ludo Hoes, Riemke de Jong, Olaf Mooij, Marrianne Fontein, Rop de Graf, Ronald Glasbergen, Jan Grosfeld and Arnold Schalks

Date: July 6 to 22, 1994

Artists' Lecture: July 7

The exchange has three principal participants: 1) Kunst & Complex in Holland, 2) Saint-Norbert Art and Cultural Centre in Winnipeg and 3) Open Space. After being in Winnipeg for a month, 6 of the 13 Kunst & Complex artists travelled to Open Space. they exhibited their work and the remainder of the artists were presented by videotape which was taken during the construction of their work in Winnipeg. 

Voyageries 2

Thursday, June 8, 1995, 5:00 pm to Saturday, June 24, 1995, 12:00 am

Voyageries 2

Artist: Thérèse Chabot

Date: June 8 to 24, 1995

Chabot's installation piece involved dried and live flowers, a wall drawing and a viewer interactive piece. 

Voyageries 1 was presented at the March 1995 Ground/Connection group exhibition in Minneapolis, in conjunction with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts conference. 

"What I do is very absurd but through my art work I aim to transfigure absurdity." 

Therese Chabot, "Artist's Statement", Open Space Archives, Victoria, B.C. (Box 27, File 1995: S5) 


Thursday, May 4, 1995, 5:00 pm


Artist: Mary-Anne Kokoska

Date: May 4 to 20, 1995

Artist's Lecture: May 5

Mary-Anne Kokoska exhibited large scale drawings which reflected her investigation of memory and the unconscious through the metaphor of water. As the artist explained: "I am particularly interested in the ebb and flow of currents, the spinning movement of whirlpools, and how they relate to my thought process."

Mary-Anne Kokoska, "Artist's Statement", Open Space Archives, Victoria, B.C. (Box 27, File 1995: S4) 


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