PyeongChang Culture Highlights

Two days into the Winter Olympic Games, our Cultural Olympiad hightlights are as follows: Dual cultural programming: Cultural Olympiad / Culture 2018 Plus Dedicated transport: Cultural Olympiad Shuttle Dedicated colours:[…]

Arts Games, Montreal 2018

The Arts Games are a new initiative aiming to do for art and artists what the Olympic Games has done for sport and athletes: put emerging talent on the spotlight,[…]

The Sochi 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony

  What can you expect tonight for the Sochi Olympic Opening Ceremony? Today’s press conference with its Artistic Director Konstantin Ernst revealed that there will be innovation around the athletes’ parade[…]

Salon de Refuse Olympique

Salon de Refuse Olympique Friday 30th September – Sunday 2nd October 2011 An Olympian marathon of salon debates for forthcoming book documenting and highlighting critical creative responses to the official[…]

British Columbia Entertainment at ROBSON SQUARE during Games time

According to a press release from the Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport, BC Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Secretariat, of the British Columbia Government, the Robson Square of Vancouver will be the scene for B.C.-focused, free entertainment every day and night during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

2010 Olympic Truce Dialogue

Just one day before the beginning of the Winter Olympics, more than 500 young leaders have met today (Thursday, February 11, 2010) with their Excellencies the Right Honourable Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada, and Mr. Jean-Daniel Lafond, as well as other foreign dignitaries, government officials, special guests and Olympic athletes at the Vancouver Public Library’s Central Branch (350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia) to mark the Olympic Truce in an open dialogue.

CODE Dialogues at Emily Carr University

On the 6th of February, 2010, to coincide with the opening of CODE Live at Emily Carr University of Art + Design, the Cultural Olympiad 2010 and Emily Carr presented a one-day forum that brought together national and international artists, (many of which were exhibiting work within CODE) curators and thinkers for a series of dialogues on the relationships between digital technologies and creative practices today.

CODE Live Launch

Over the evenings of the 3rd and 4th Febuary, Culture @ the Olympics staff (Jennifer Jones, Kris Krug and Danielle Sipple) have been present at the pre-launch and launch of the Vancouver Cultural Olympiad events, CODE Live.