Bonavista Biennale 2017


Curators Catherine Beaudette and Patricia Grattan bring together works by 25 leading Newfoundland and other Canadian artists for Canada’s 150th anniversary in Bonavista Biennale 2017 - Art Encounters on the Edge, a contemporary visual art exhibition launching this summer on the Bonavista Peninsula.

 
DateWednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

Phone

709-766-9500

Email

info@2roomscontemporaryartprojects.com

Website

http://www.2roomscontemporaryartprojects.com/

Location

2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects Bonavista Peninsula, NL

BONAVISTA BIENNALE 2017 - Art Encounters on the Edge. 

Art et Conjonctures

August 17 – September 17

Bonavista Peninsula NL, from Kings Cove to Trinity

Official Opening event: Saturday August 19, 2017 

A Canada 150 Project presented by: 

2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects

“mapping a 50 kilometer loop on the rugged coastline of eastern Canada; situated in historic outport communities of Newfoundland; stimulating exploration and imagination”

We are pleased to announce Bonavista Biennale 2017, a contemporary visual art exhibition launching this summer on the Bonavista Peninsula. Curators Catherine Beaudette and Patricia Grattan bring together works by 25 leading Newfoundland and other Canadian artists for Canada’s 150th anniversary. Presented in non-gallery sites (micro-brewery, fishstore, old schoolhouse, seal plant, beach, etc) the Biennale promises a unique encounter with this spectacular area where history and traditional culture combine with art by both newer and established artists: Catherine Blackburn,  Marlene Creates, John Hartman, Iris Hauessler, Dil Hildebrand, Ned Pratt, Reinhard Reitzenstein and more.

A project of 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects, Bonavista Biennale 2017 is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Government of Canada150 Fund, the Newfoundland Arts Council and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Fishers Loft, corporate sponsors, local businesses and individual donors.  Bonavista Biennale 2017 has been selected as one of Canadian Art magazine’s “20 Shows We Want to See In 2017.”  

http://canadianart.ca/features/20-shows-we-want-to-see-in-2017/

Website launch and Artist names will be released in the coming weeks.

Contact:  Catherine Beaudette

Director, 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects

709-766-9500

Come explore with us!



BONAVISTA BIENNALE 2017 poster, Landscape photo and text
DateWednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

Phone

709-766-9500

Email

info@2roomscontemporaryartprojects.com

Website

http://www.2roomscontemporaryartprojects.com/

Location

2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects Bonavista Peninsula, NL

OCAD U's Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to partner with Tridel, one of Canada’s leading developers, and PATCH, a social enterprise operated by the award-winning STEPS Initiative, to feature the work of students and alumni in a high-profile public display of art across the construction hoarding bordering Tridel's FORM condominium on McCaul St (adjacent to OCAD U). As creative talent in the fields of art and design, we request your submissions for this unique paid exhibition opportunity. Submission deadline - Nov. 24th, 11:59pm
Undergraduate students are invited to attend this information session to learn more about exchange opportunities and hear from students who participated in the program last year.
While supplies last!
Two Concert-talks by pianist and electronic composer John Kameel Farah
Participants will learn the basics of Arabic Calligraphy letter forms. They will be introduced to basic techniques and words which they will practice using the brushes, ink and calligraphy pens.
Ban This Series: Tiger Spirit A documentary by Canadian filmmaker Min Sook Lee
Endorsing the important cultural value and independent nature of the Award, and at the suggestion of Clayton Paterson, Toronto based artist Istvan Kantor took upon the task to bring the award to Canada. Together with Eldon Garnet, artist and writer, and Kitsuné Soleill, artist and performer, they formed the Acker Awards Toronto in March 2017.
In this our inaugural year of the Design Residency, OCAD U will host architect, designer and urban researcher Kunlé Adeyemi of NLÉ as the 2017-2018 Design Resident. 
This hands-on workshop facilitated by Dr. Lynne Milgram will provide research proposal writing support for your upcoming CGS-M (SSHRC, NSERC) and Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) application(s). Please come prepared with specific questions related to your research projects.
Drawing and Painting is presenting Many Voices talks by visiting Alumni Artists Chen Cao and Dionne Simpson Many Voices continues in November
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 12:00pm

BONAVISTA BIENNALE 2017 - Art Encounters on the Edge. 

Art et Conjonctures

August 17 – September 17

Bonavista Peninsula NL, from Kings Cove to Trinity

Official Opening event: Saturday August 19, 2017 

A Canada 150 Project presented by: 

2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects

“mapping a 50 kilometer loop on the rugged coastline of eastern Canada; situated in historic outport communities of Newfoundland; stimulating exploration and imagination”

We are pleased to announce Bonavista Biennale 2017, a contemporary visual art exhibition launching this summer on the Bonavista Peninsula. Curators Catherine Beaudette and Patricia Grattan bring together works by 25 leading Newfoundland and other Canadian artists for Canada’s 150th anniversary. Presented in non-gallery sites (micro-brewery, fishstore, old schoolhouse, seal plant, beach, etc) the Biennale promises a unique encounter with this spectacular area where history and traditional culture combine with art by both newer and established artists: Catherine Blackburn,  Marlene Creates, John Hartman, Iris Hauessler, Dil Hildebrand, Ned Pratt, Reinhard Reitzenstein and more.

A project of 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects, Bonavista Biennale 2017 is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Government of Canada150 Fund, the Newfoundland Arts Council and the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Fishers Loft, corporate sponsors, local businesses and individual donors.  Bonavista Biennale 2017 has been selected as one of Canadian Art magazine’s “20 Shows We Want to See In 2017.”  

http://canadianart.ca/features/20-shows-we-want-to-see-in-2017/

Website launch and Artist names will be released in the coming weeks.

Contact:  Catherine Beaudette

Director, 2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects

709-766-9500

Come explore with us!

Venue & Address: 
2 Rooms Contemporary Art Projects Bonavista Peninsula, NL
Website: 
http://www.2roomscontemporaryartprojects.com/
Email: 
info@2roomscontemporaryartprojects.com
Phone: 
709-766-9500
BONAVISTA BIENNALE 2017 poster, Landscape photo and text
Ignite Imagination - The Campaign for OCAD U

Please be advised that OCAD U hosted events may be documented through photographs and video. These images may be used by the University for promotional, advertising, and educational purposes. By participating in our events, both on campus and off-site, you consent to allowing OCAD University to document and use your image and likeness. However, if you do not want us to use a photo or video of you or your child, please don’t hesitate to let us know when you arrive at the event. You’re also welcome to get in touch with OCAD University’s Marketing & Communications office: communications@ocadu.ca.