K-pop and video artist headline Cultural Olympiad highlights Do not fight it. Simply lie back and let the wave engulf you. Led by artists such as Nam June Paik, film directors such as Kim Ki-duk,[…]
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‘Vectorial Elevation’ is an interactive art installation, by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, which features 20 10-kilowatt robotic searchlights along the shoreline. The beams illuminate over a one-kilometre patch of sky and are visible from more than 15 kilometres away.
Roundhouse, Vancouver’s community centre is a historical monument, its 374 steam engine being the one that pulled the first transcontinental train into Vancouver. Ten of the Roundhouse staff had to be laid off a week before the Olympics started due to money diverted to finance the Games.
This photo essay originally posted over at Kris Krüg‘s Vancouver photography blog Static. The 2010 Winter Olympic Games are upon us and things are heating up around Vancouver. You can feel the energy in the[…]
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.