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  • Brittney Bear Hat: Kokum

    January 7 - February 18 2017 

    Calgary artist Brittney Bear Hat brings her exhibition Kokum to the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art from January 6 through February 18 2017. Kokum is... more

  • Fern Helfand: What does it mean to be the problem?

    January 8 - February 20, 2016 

    What does it mean to be the problem? An Interpretative Essay by Ruthann Lee In 1920, Duncan Campbell Scott, the head of Indian Affairs from 1913 to 1932, infamously... more

  • Sydney Lancaster & Marian Switzer: YORK

    March 11th - April 23rd 

    To “be” is essentially past tense. For a thing to “be” in the first place is for it to have been. For subjects and objects alike, there is a... more

  • Amy Malbeuf: apihk√™w

    May 13th - June 25th, 2016 

    She weaves, she braids, she knits   Kokums, great-grandmothers, mothers, aunties, women of the earth. They bring The Land forth through their roots.   The... more

  • Heather Leier: Hide and Seek Revisited

    May 13th - June 25th, 2016 

    Heather Leier presents Hide and Seek: Revisited, a look into spaces that we all may have occupied in childhood. Referencing blanket forts and under-the-stair cupboards,... more

  • Farheen Haq: Being Home

    July 15 - August 24 2016 

    Being Home   Farheen HaQ’s Being Home shifts memory. It is akin to the feeling of opening your eyes for the first time after an extended closure.... more

  • Robert Taite: Acrow Pillow Prop

    September 16 - October 29 2016 

    On Robert Taite   This is one of my most significant childhood memories: in a moment of inspiration, I saw my bedroom dresser as a stage. Democratically,... more

  • Vikki Drummond: Wonderland Redux

    September 16th - October 29th 

    Wonderland Redux I find beauty in the strange, the dark, the madcap and the silly. I’m interested in the unique and unpredictable in a story over a happy... more

  • Cindy Mochizuki: dawn to dust

    May 12 - June 24 

    Join us at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art on Friday, May 12, 2017, 6-8 P.M. for the opening of Vancouver artist Cindy Mochizuki’s dawn to dust.    dawn... more

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