Walking on the Edge - Two men walking in the desert

Bill Viola:
Walking on the Edge

September 22, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

Presented as part of a multi-venue exhibition Performing The Landscape, curated by Lorenzo Fusi.
Additional exhibitions are located at Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Contemporary Calgary, Stride Gallery and TRUCK Contemporary Art.

Bill Viola is an internationally recognized contemporary artist whose pioneering work with immersive installations, video projections and sound environments focuses on fundamental human experiences such as birth, death and aspects of consciousness. Walking on the Edge represents the inevitable separation of father and son as they take separate paths in their life's journey. The Performing the Landscape exhibition presents work by 13 International artists who challenge traditional ideas about landscape art by using the moving image and creating performance-based work.

Bill Viola: Walking on the Edge

Graphic Illustration of a tattoo

Power in Pictures: The Outside Circle and the Impact of the Graphic Novel

June 18, 2016 - Spring 2017

Organized by Glenbow; curated by Joanne Schmidt

The Power in Pictures exhibition is the culmination of a series of workshops hosted at Glenbow that connected young people from USAY (Urban Society of Aboriginal Youth) with artist Kelly Mellings, illustrator of the graphic novel The Outside Circle by Patti LaBoucane-Benson. Participants were encouraged to tap into their own creativity to create comics and masks that drew on their own experiences to tell a story. A shared and collaborative space, the gallery features the art created by the USAY participants hung alongside that of the artist who taught them, creating a space where complex feelings and experiences are explored through art.

Power in Pictures

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