Category Archives: art

For the love of CAFKA

CAFKA == Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area. It’s a great thing. On this day of Valentinian love, I thought I’d dig up a whack of pics from CAFKA.16 that never saw the light of day and share ‘em with … Continue reading

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Art$Pay: where artists + [biz|tech|community] meet

I’ve been helping Cathy Farwell on a project called Art$Pay. The idea is to connect artists with paying work and to connect the community with great local artists.The TL;DR: we’re all meeting up at Descendants brewery tonight at 7pm. Yer … Continue reading

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Robert Langen Art Gallery opens with Egoyan and Rokeby

Two weeks ago, the Robert Langen Art Gallery opened the first show within its new home at the Laurier Library. The capacity crowd enjoyed a performance/installation by the duo of Eve Egoyan and David Rokeby. I particularly liked that it … Continue reading

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Curator Suzanne Luke on Laurier Library LIFT Series

This is Suzanne Luke, Curator, Robert Langen Art Gallery and Laurier Library LIFT Series. Since she put together this whole mechanism through which I can exhibit my photos along with Stefan Rose and Stephen Orlando, I thought it might interest … Continue reading

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3 photogs with sustained attention–Thu night @ Laurier Library

Hey, *this* is the week: Thursday, Oct 20 I’ll be hanging out with photogs Stefan Rose (left) and Stephen Orlando (right) at the Laurier Library for the reception of our show f/1.4 The Changing Face of Contemporary Photography. That’s part … Continue reading

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My photos up at Laurier Library–yer invited…

I am super-delighted to be exhibiting my photos at the Laurier Library for their LIFT Series. The TL;DR: the show opens with a Thu/Oct20/7pm-9pm/free-no-pay reception at the Laurier Library (map) on Albert south of University in Waterloo. You are most … Continue reading

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Kick-ass photog Ed Burtynsky in WR at KWAG

Earlier this year, I resolved to attenuate my superlatives. You know… everything is “awesome”, “terrific”, “greatest”, etc. Well, I gotta suspend that modus operandi for just one post so I can tell you about Edward Burtynsky’s show “Infinite Change” on … Continue reading

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Sarah Granskou: art felt in DTK

A couple weeks back, I found myself wandering the Kitchener Market while on a break from The Summer Institute program at The Working Centre. Serendipity connected me with fibre artist Sarah Granskou who I previously only knew from a phone … Continue reading

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Jane says: CAFKA.16!

I jumped on a walking tour of public art in downtown Kitchener on Saturday. I’m new, so I read: “Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking tours inspired by Jane Jacobs. The walks get people to tell stories … Continue reading

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Buy art

Last week, Sarah bought a drawing done by my brother, David G. White. High five for purchasing original local art! In doing so, Sarah is supporting the work, and more broadly the creative fabric of the community. You’ll forgive me … Continue reading

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