Thursday, July 22, 2010

Draw preview

Latitude 53's Annalise Prodor talks about this year's DRAW, taking place Saturday 24 July at Harcourt House, SNAP and Latitude 53. For more information, visit http://latitude53.org/draw

Thursday, June 24, 2010

Latitude 53 Summer Rooftop Patio Series

Latitude 53 invites members and guests to The Rooftop Patio Series 2010, each Thursday at 5pm. The long day ends with beginnings, and there’s no better place to begin the night than on downtown Edmonton’s original rooftop patio. Unwind and indulge with cocktails and snacks, artist installations, and an evening with fabulous people. Always lively, often irreverent, never boring. Welcome.

Our Patio Series kicked off on June 17. Here are some of the highlights. For more information, visit http://latitude53.org/patio.

Thursday, June 10, 2010

National Portrait Gallery: Norman Omar and Sean Borchert

Artist-curators Norman Omar and Sean Borchert talk to us about the National Portrait Gallery, June 11–July 17 at Latitude 53. They discuss how they got involved in the project and shed a little light on the work they've been preparing for the show.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

National Portrait Gallery: Kristy Trinier and Dara Humniski

Kristy Trinier and Dara Humniski talk about their involvement in the National Portrait Gallery, coming to Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture June 11–July 17, 2010. Visit latitude53.org for more info.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

National Portrait Gallery: Fish Griwkowsky

Fish Griwkowsky talks to us about the National Portrait Gallery project, coming to Latitude 53 June 11–July 17, 2010. For more information, visit http://www.latitude53.org

Friday, April 30, 2010

Jody MacDonald at Latitude 53

Vancouver artist Jody MacDonald talks to us about her sculpture show, "Will The Real Slim Shady Please Stand Up?" opening 30 April 2010 at Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture.

For more videos and information, visit blog.latitude53.org

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Rita Kamacho at Visualeyez 2009



Toronto artist Rita Kamacho performs "Vibrations Imprints" at Visualeyez 2009, handing out tiny bottles of specially-labeled water to the public in a downtown Edmonton park. Visualeyez is Canada's only annual festival of performance art, and the 2010 edition takes place September 15–21 with a theme of Food. Visit http://www.latitude53.org/visualeyez for more information.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Brenda Draney at Latitude 53

Edmonton artist and recent RBC Painting Award recipient Brenda Draney talks to Latitude 53 about her show at the gallery and her recent residency at the Banff Centre. Made up of oil and watercolour paintings produced largely since finishing her MFA at Emily Carr University of Art and Design, Draney's "Hold Still" delves into fragmentary memory and moments of clarity.

On display March 5–April 10, 2010 at Latitude 53 in Edmonton. http://www.latitude53.org

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Patrick J. Reed studio visit

Latitude 53 visits Patrick J. Reed's studio where he is working on "Wadcutter", his upcoming show at the gallery. Wadcutter runs alongside New Works by Brenda Draney from March 5–April 10, 2010, with an opening reception on Friday March 5th at 8:00 PM.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

53 Ways to Leave Your Lover volunteers

Our installation volunteers set up the silent auction for our annual fundraiser 53 Ways to Leave Your Lover, and talk about volunteering with Latitude 53. To find out about volunteering, or our programming, visit http://www.latitude53.org

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Gabriel Coutu-Dumont at Latitude 53


Gabriel Coutu-Dumont talks about his show, “Sketches of Synchronicity” at Latitude 53 January 15–February 13 2010. For more information on his show, visit http://latitude53.org/gallery/archive/2010/Coutu-Dumont

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