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The Colour of Something

A phenomenological approach to art analysis. This 1-hour workshop presents participants the opportunity to develop critical, analytic tools for discussing a work of art. Critiques are central to the emerging creative practitioner’s development, as both recipient and participant in the process. As a constructive, generative stage in the art-making process, art criticism teaches visual literacy, activates both mind and body, and develops an awareness of the critical context in which we as artists work. Typically…

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The Body Eclectic

Exploring the Diversity of Bodily Being The Body Eclectic colloquium includes interdisciplinary panel discussions among experts who explore the intersection between important social and environmental topics such as: aging, care, and differen­­tly-abled bodies; the creation of inclusive, accessible spaces; socially responsible communities and environmentally responsible death; the permeability of the body through technological advances and genetic manipulation as well as ‘othering’ certain bodies through technological mainstays; and, finally, celebration of  being a body in all of…

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Under my Skin

A splendor of organs. Under my skin , a splendor of organs is a solo exhibition of works by Vancouver based artist Kristina Fiedrich. As an alumna of TRU (BFA, 2005), the exhibition explores a decade of the artist’s studio-based practice that investigates the capricious subjective body. Highlighting the process and progress of an extended body of work, this exhibition includes drawings, paintings, sculpture and animation, illuminating the trajectory of the artist’s emergent practice. The exhibition…

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Body Flux

PechaKucha Night Volume 3, September 28, 2013 at the Richmond Cultural Centre Volume 3 was in relation to the Fictive Realities exhibition at the Richmond Art Gallery (RAG). The group exhibition examines technologies as interactive digital projection, artware, video mediated sculptural installation, as well as good old fashioned storytelling. Participating Presenters: Rachel Lafo, Carrie Walker, Wynne Palmer, Little Woo, Sean Arden + Erin Siddall, Jovanni Sy, Miles Thorogood, Vivian Chan, Kristina Fiedrich, and Durwin Talon [su_youtube url=””]

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Under and Beyond (the Skin)

  For this presentation of my thesis project, Under and Beyond the Skin: Artistic process, trauma and embodiment in image-making, I will be introducing and expanding on the most recent developments within my practice, which includes Beyond the Skin, a project explored in its early inception within the thesis essay. To briefly outline my intentions, I will first discuss the prosthesis and the ways in which I take up what I refer to as a…

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