Deadhead – Book Publication

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Throughout the summer of 2014, Deadhead, a large-scale sculptural installation by Cedric, Nathan and Jim Bomford, traveled by barge and tug to moor in two different Vancouver waterways. Constructed primarily from salvaged materials with some areas wrapped in photographic murals, this curious marine outpost asserted a presence that both troubled and delighted.

The Games Are Open – Book Publication

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In 2010, as Vancouver’s South East False Creek began its new life as Canada’s largest ‘green’ housing development, the Berlin-based artist team of Folke Köbberling and Martin Kaltwasser used materials recycled from the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games Athletes’ Village to create a situation of exchange and cooperation. Over a nine-week period, the artists and curator led a team of 36 volunteers and students in the construction of a hollow, larger-than-life bulldozer whose empty cavities were filled with soil and compost to hasten the artists’ intent for the artwork to decompose and provide fodder for new growth.