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Satellite Gallery is an experimental exhibition space that is shared between Charles H. Scott Gallery (ECUAD), the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery (UBC), the Museum of Anthropology (UBC) and Presentation House Gallery. It includes 3500 square feet of exhibition and programming space. Satellite Gallery is a project of the Michael O’Brian Family Foundation whose vision it is to create a leading experimental project space in downtown Vancouver that provides education and experience in the arts, and opportunities for student mentorship.

“In addition to the opportunities provided by established art institutions in Vancouver,” said Michael O’Brian of the Michael O’Brian Family Foundation, “there is a need and desire for practitioners and students to have exhibition spaces to try out new projects and engage in meaningful dialogue with the public. Satellite Gallery is an ideal space for experimentation, learning and engagement in the arts.”

For information about the Belkin Art Gallery’s projects at Satellite Gallery, please see below.

For more information on the Satellite Gallery visit http://www.satellitegallery.ca or call: (604) 681-8425.
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Satellite Gallery, 560 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor, 
Vancouver, B.C. V6B 3J5.

Open Wednesday - Saturday 12:00 to 6:00 pm, Closed Sunday - Tuesday.

exhibitions


Queering Citizenship

From Vancouver’s West End to Zagreb, Croatia, Satellite Gallery’s upcoming exhibition Queering Citizenship, which opens on May 15 at 6 pm, reflects a landscape that is socially and politically diverse. Queering Citizenship is curated by Derrick Chang, a Master’s candidate in the Critical and Curatorial Studies program at the University of British Columbia. The exhibition is made possible with support from the Michael O’Brian Family Foundation, the Killy Foundation and the Audain Endowment for Curatorial Studies through the Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory in collaboration with the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia, and Satellite Gallery.

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Cindy Sherman meets Dzunuk’wa
From the Michael and Inna O’Brian Collection

The private collection of Vancouver-based arts patrons Michael and Inna O’Brian is the focus of this first collaborative exhibition by the four partner institutions at Satellite Gallery. Cindy Sherman meets Dzunuk’wa is a rare opportunity for the public to see selected highlights from the collection, including works by such key Canadian and international artists as Brian Jungen, Ann Kipling, Mary Pratt, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Victor Vasarely and Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun. The exhibition brings to light for the first time this unique Vancouver art collection, revealing its breadth and range of media, from paintings to ceremonial regalia to conceptual photography. Satellite Gallery is a project of the Michael O’Brian Family Foundation and is shared between the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery (UBC), the Museum of Anthropology (UBC), Presentation House Gallery, and now the Charles H. Scott Gallery and READ Books (ECUAD).

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Ten Thousand Suns
Ten Investigations into the Relevance of Materiality’s Embedded Narratives

Satellite Gallery presents Ten Thousand Suns, a new group exhibition that features works in sculpture, audio, video and performance by Rebecca Belmore, Tanya Tagaq, Luke Parnell, Guadalupe Martinez, Abbas Akhavan, Jamie Look, Ali Ahadi, Erin Siddall, Carlos Colín and Brianne Nord-Stewart. These artists investigate our past and present relationships to resource extraction, the body and land. Ten Thousand Suns is curated by Jeremy Jaud, a Master’s Candidate in the Critical and Curatorial Studies program at The University of British Columbia.

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High Fire Culture
Locating Leach/Hamada in West Coast Studio Pottery

Lari Robson, Sam Kwan, Andrew Wong, Ron Vallis, Cris Giuffrida, Heinz Laffin, Vincent Massey, Martin Peters, Hiro Urakami

High Fire Culture features the work of West Coast potters Lari Robson, Sam Kwan, Andrew Wong, Ron Vallis, Cris Giuffrida, Heinz Laffin, Vincent Massey, Martin Peters and Hiro Urakami. Their artistic development and practice are linked by the aesthetic sensibilities and philosophy put forth by British potter Bernard Leach and his Japanese colleague Shoji Hamada. The exhibition will include over one hundred retrospective pots, as well as a collection of educational and archival material including historical photographs, videos, reference books, and a Leach kick-wheel. High Fire Culture is curated by Nora Vaillant and Shelly Rosenblum and is organized by the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery at the University of British Columbia, and Satellite Gallery, and made possible with funding from the Doris Shadbolt Endowment for the Arts, the Michael O’Brian Family Foundation, the Hamber Foundation and the North-West Ceramics Foundation, with special thanks to Doug Lane Furniture, Moving Images Distribution, the UBC Museum of Anthropology and the Potters Guild of British Columbia.

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Full Frontal

Drawn from the collection of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Full Frontal explores the relationship between masculinity and male sexuality, and why the image of a naked man, baring all, is one of society’s last taboos. Presented at Satellite Gallery, the exhibition includes work by Iain Baxter&, Tom Dean, Maria Eichhorn, Russell FitzGerald, Noam Gonick, jess, Brian Jungen, Bruce LaBruce, Attila Richard Lukacs, Robert Mapplethorpe, Eric Metcalfe, Michael Morris, Marina Roy, Jack Shadbolt, Wolfgang Tillmans, Vincent Trasov, Joyce Wieland and others, and is curated by Katie Schroeder, a Master’s Candidate in the Critical and Curatorial Studies program at The University of British Columbia.

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(e)merging Art/Music/Poetry
The Vancouver Artpunk Archive of Doreen Grey

EXTENDED UNTIL JANUARY 26, 2013

Satellite Gallery presents a rare glimpse into the video archive of the late activist and filmmaker Lenore Herb. Between 1979 and 1982, Herb, also known as Doreen Grey, documented Vancouver’s vibrant punk music, poetry and visual arts scene amassing an archive of some 1,000 hours of video tape. As Jaime Clay, exhibition curator and close friend of the filmmaker, recalls, “Lenore hauled heavy camera packs, boxes of video tapes, cables and love the same way the musicians did. Her rich archive of the time reveals interviews during breaks in the music, secured in back alleys, down hallways, in bathrooms. Then back to recording the performance from the bottom of a makeshift stage, on stage, backstage.”

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Elegant Disorder
Perspectives on Porcelain

Paul Mathieu, Sin-Ying Ho, Shelley Miller, Elizabeth Zvonar and Brendan Tang

Elegant Disorder: Perspectives on Porcelain is a group exhibition featuring contemporary artists Paul Mathieu, Sin-Ying Ho, Shelley Miller, Elizabeth Zvonar and Brendan Tang. Presented at Satellite Gallery, this exhibition engages with the history of porcelain—in particular, contemporary expressions of the blue-and-white motifs reminiscent of Chinese Ming Dynasty wares. With more than a dozen works on display touching on pottery, sculpture and photography, this exhibition joins new perspectives to familiar porcelain motifs.

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Broken Borders

Teresa Margolles, Rosa María Robles, Marcos Ramírez Erre, Jorge Malacón

Vancouver, BC. Satellite Gallery and Access Gallery co-present Mexican curator Adriana Estrada Centelles’ group exhibition Broken Borders. The exhibition reflects on the sociopolitical situation that has affected Mexico, and more recently other countries, such as Canada and the United States, for the past six years—the drug war. This war has resulted in more than 40,000 deaths in Mexico and has shifted the everyday lives of Mexicans into a permanent state of alert, uncertainty and terror. Teresa Margolles, Rosa María Robles, Marcos Ramírez Erre and Jorge Malacón have depicted, through their work, some of the mechanisms of this war that refer to a more complex and global political structure. They unveil the drug war as a war machine and a new power structure of necropolitics.

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Palomar: Michael Morris

Satellite Gallery, 560 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor, Vancouver

Michael Morris has been a key figure of the west coast art scene since the 1960s, and his contribution to the development of Vancouver as an important city for contemporary art has been immense. This exhibition includes three of five recently refabricated editions of Palomar, a sculpture that was originally part of the important 1968 exhibition Younger Vancouver Sculptors curated by Alvin Balkind and presented at the UBC Fine Arts Gallery

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Nature, Knowledge and the Knower
James L. Clark Archives and the Construction of Habitat Dioramas at the American Museum of Natural History

curated by Mohammad Salemy

Vancouver, BC—Satellite Gallery presents Nature, Knowledge and the Knower, an exhibition that features digital enlargements of panoramic photographs as well as an online display of a selection of artist and explorer James L. (Lippit) Clark’s archives from the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

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Gordon Payne: New Works

Satellite Gallery, 560 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor, Vancouver

Satellite Gallery presents a series of new “cubo-futurist-surrealist” paintings by senior Canadian artist Gordon Payne. Payne began painting in the 1950s, and was associated with the avant-garde scene in Vancouver during the 1960s.

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Rebecca Belmore
The Named and the Unnamed

Satellite Gallery, 560 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor, Vancouver
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 12-6 pm, Sunday 12-5 pm

Rebecca Belmore’s powerful installations confront the viewer with images of loss, struggle, and silence. The Named and the Unnamed (2002) incorporates a video of Vigil that Belmore performed at the corner of Gore and Cordova Streets on June 23, 2002. The Named and the Unnamed is in polemical commemoration of the women who have gone missing in the downtown east side of Vancouver. This exhibition is presented at the Satellite Gallery (560 Seymour Street, downtown Vancouver) as part of the exhibition, Faces: Works From The Collection a project of the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.

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Satellite Gallery’s First Group Show Invites the Public to Decode the Conventions of Art and Exhibition-Making
No Windows

Rhona Weppler + Trevor Mahovsky, Adad Hannah,
Jamie Drouin, Zoe Tissandier

560 Seymour Street, Second Floor, Vancouver, BC

No Windows, on view at Satellite Gallery from November 27, 2010 to January 23, 2011, is the result of a unique collaboration between the departments of Anthropology, Art History and Curatorial Studies at the University of British Columbia, as graduate students in each of these programs have joined forces to curate this new and exciting exhibition.

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Michael O'Brian Family Foundation Launches New Satellite Gallery
4 Intersections: Glenn Lewis

560 Seymour Street, Second Floor, Vancouver, BC

Vancouver, BC—Three major institutions are about to embark on a groundbreaking arts initiative in the heart of downtown Vancouver. The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Museum of Anthropology, and Presentation House Gallery—with the generous support of the Michael O’Brian Family Foundation—will open the doors to Satellite Gallery on Saturday, October 23rd. This is a new, shared project space devoted to exploring the boundaries of artistic and institutional practices.

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Hold On

Aaron Carpenter, Steve Hubert, Kathy Slade

Or Gallery/Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Hold On features the works of three Vancouver artists exploring stasis, pauses, and revolution as both literal and figurative motifs.

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Everything Is Not Lost

Christian Nguyen, Nhan Duc Nguyen,
Pipo Nguyen-duy and Khanh Vo

Or Gallery/Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Everything Is Not Lost features the work of Christian Nguyen, Nhan Duc Nguyen, Pipo Nguyen-duy, and Khanh Vo, four contemporary artists who address themes of family, loss, and the intricacies of memory. These artists interpret the thirty-year influence of the Vietnam War through autobiographical experiences, narratives, and postmemories.

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the strange space that will
keep us together

Wil Murray

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

the strange space that will keep us together is a survey exhibition of emerging, Montreal-based painter Wil Murray. The exhibition consists of a selection of works made after the July 2003 destruction by fire of his West Pender Street studio space, the historic Pender Auditorium, to the present day. In his work, Murray picks up the dropped threads of abstract modern painting, playfully subverting its dogma, while seriously re-engaging its central themes.

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Working Back

Gareth Moore ・ Kerri Reid ・ Kara Uzelman

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Drawing from archeology, anthropology, and traditional craft, the artists in Working Back engage in sculptural interventions with once discarded things. Gareth Moore, Kerri Reid, and Kara Uzelman manipulate found objects, shifting their forms and values, blending stories and histories on re-created or re-contextualized surfaces.

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St. George Marsh at the Belkin Satellite
Summer Residency

Gareth Moore and Jacob Gleeson

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

This summer the Belkin Satellite is pleased to host a residency for Vancouver artists Gareth Moore and Jacob Gleeson who will continue working on their collaborative project St. George Marsh.

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Limits of Tolerance
Re-framing Multicultural State Policy

Dana Claxton, Stan Douglas, Laiwan, Paul Lang and Zachary Longboy, Ahasiw Maskegon-Iskwew, Anne Ramsden, Ruby Truly, Henry Tsang, and Paul Wong

Centre A
2 West Hastings St.
Vancouver, BC

In a country that has touted its multicultural policies, the resurgence of racist attitudes after 9/11 prompts critical assessment of race issues today. In an effort to review race politics in the context of Canada’s colonial and immigrant policies, the exhibition Limits of Tolerance examines a period in recent history when cultural diversity became Canada’s state policy with the 1988 Multiculturalism Act.

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HOW MUCH LONGER

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Terence Koh, Micah Lexier,
Kelly Mark, Andy Warhol

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The phrase ‘how much longer’ refers to a state in between. It implies an unmeasured distance before reaching the end, a sentiment akin to endurance. HOW MUCH LONGER moves from a demarcation of the time ‘in between’ to consider the body as a site of endurance.

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The Backlot

Corey Adams, Roy Arden, Geoffrey Farmer, Angus Ferguson, Jacob Gleeson, Mark Lewis, Anne Ramsden, Matthew Robertson

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The title of the exhibition, The Backlot, makes reference to the false façades typically found on the lots at major Hollywood studios. Consisting of two or three walls and sometimes a roof, the façades on the backlot are essentially shells of what is imagined to exist inside—they provide the viewer with minimum visual information and little more.

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Oh, What a Blow That Phantom Gave Me!

Raymond Boisjoly, Melanie Bond, Natalie Doonan, Jesse Gray, Joshua Hite, Paul Kajander, Marilou Lemmens & Richard Ibghy, Elizabeth Milton, Colin Miner, Ryan Peter, Kristina Lee Podesva, Sarah Turner

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Oh, What a Blow That Phantom Gave Me! features new works by thirteen UBC Master of Fine Arts students in a variety of mediums. What unites the works is their exploration of the concepts of perception and translation.

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Hadley + Maxwell: Survival Kit
Canadian Photographic Portfolio Society

New edition launch and 20th anniversary survey

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to host the Canadian Photographic Portfolio Society’s launch of its latest edition, Survival Kit, by Vancouver-based artist duo Hadley + Maxwell. Based on the answer that ten Vancouver arts professionals gave to the question _“If you were to be banished to a desert island, by yourself, for the rest of your living days, what one object would you choose to take with you?”

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What Sound? What Silence?
Fluxus, Musical Events, and John Cage

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

What Sound? What Silence? provides a unique opportunity for the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery and the gallery’s Archives to spotlight its growing collection of Fluxus artworks, ephemera and archival materials with a particular focus on those artists for whom John Cage’s ideas and musical innovations acted as a catalyst and symbiotic influence.

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The King and I
Works by Phillip McCrum and Marina Roy

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present The King and I, an exhibition of recent work by Vancouver-based artists Phillip McCrum and Marina Roy. Both artists work across a variety of media, experimenting with and manipulating materials in new ways, and engaging with art historical precedence. Their work investigates the relationship between “traditional practices,” including avant-garde strategies, and the development of new palettes and forms of expression, oftentimes using “marginal materials.”

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Material Obsessions

Janet Morton and Evelyn Roth

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Material Obsessions pairs the textile-based work of two artists from different generations: veteran Vancouver artist Evelyn Roth and Toronto artist Janet Morton. Though the works exhibited were created in disparate geographical locations and at different historical moments, they share similar sensibilities. Their work takes up popular craft techniques of knitting and crochet to create large scale sculpture.

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The Infra-structural Image
Urban Projections from the Bay Area and Vancouver

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Infra-structural Image: Urban Projections from the Bay Area and Vancouver is an exhibition and two evening film series which will present new media installation, video and experimental short film that explore the relationship between film, memory and perception in relation to the Bay Area and Vancouver urban environments.

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Sonny Assu
As Defined Within the Indian Act

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Sonny Assu: As Defined Within the Indian Act is the first solo exhibition of emerging contemporary artist Sonny Assu. The exhibition will feature new work that explores the current tension between innovation and tradition through the forms and sensibility of Pop art. Curated by Matthew Hills, the exhibition seeks to position contemporary urban Indigenous artistic production within the context of the Northwest Coast and Vancouver’s contemporary art discourse.

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Intertidal: Vancouver Art & Artists
Book Launch

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery in association with the Antwerp Museum of Contemporary Art (MuHKA) will be launching Intertidal: Vancouver Art & Artists at the Belkin Satellite gallery. The 205-page publication is the accompanying catalogue for the exhibition Intertidal, a major survey of contemporary art from Vancouver, Canada.

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Common Room
A collaborative project between CSST and MFA students from The University of British Columbia

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Common Room is a two-part exhibition curated by students of The University of British Columbia’s MA in Critical and Curatorial Studies (CCST) program. The first part, opening March 3rd, will present the work of nine emerging artists from the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) program. The second part will be installed on March 21st, and any remaining space in the gallery will be filled with works selected from The University of British Columbia’s Art Collection.

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Inside Out / Outside In:
Working with Robert Kleyn

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Robert Kleyn has established himself as a vanguard architect, designer and teacher; but his work as a visual artist, most widely seen in Europe, is less well known in Canada. The exhibition Inside Out/Outside In: Working with Robert Kleyn will focus on an innovative card catalogue art project that Kleyn spent thirteen years creating.

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Beyond Redemption
Gay Erotic Art

Stephen Andrews, AA Bronson, Brice Canyon, Evergon, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Attila Richard Lukacs, Donald Moffet

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Beyond Redemption: Gay Erotic Art will present unabashedly, unashamedly gay erotic art. It addresses theoretical and political concerns relevant to gay erotic art today. Well-known artists Stephen Andrews, AA Bronson, Brice Canyon, Evergon, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Attila Richard Lukacs and Donald Moffett will present work in a variety of media—drawing, collage, photography, sculpture, computer-based works as well as animation—all with explicit homoerotic content.

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Crystal Lab

Charles Rea

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Charles Rea has been an important player in the Vancouver painting scene for more than twenty years. In that time he has painted on canvas, books, mirrors, and for this exhibition, Plexiglas panels. Forty-eight of these panels, mounted on modular metal framing devices, make up the ambitious three-dimensional labyrinthine installation titled Crystal Lab.

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Humble Beginnings

Lynette Gillis, Humanfive, Robert Niven, Drew Shaffer, Rahel Wachs

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Humble Beginnings is not a thematic show in the traditional sense. Rather it mobilizes an open curatorial approach—attempting to establish interconnections between otherwise divergent practices. Incorporating sculpture, drawing and site-specific installation, Humble Beginnings addresses contemporary work that, in its use of materials and methods of display, provides varying levels of intellectual and visceral accessibility.

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Dividing Art from Architecture
B.C. Binning and Tom Burrows

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

This exhibition, a curatorial project researched and developed by CAUSA (Collective for Advanced and Unified Studies in the Visual Arts), will address the work of these artists from both cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives—specifically examining their respective contributions to the visual culture of Vancouver during the period 1941 to 1971.

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Defying Depiction
The Distant Practice of Lionel and Patricia Thomas (Works and Projects since 1944)

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Defying Depiction: The Distant Practice of Lionel and Patricia Thomas foregrounds certain broadly engaged and deeply resolved works and projects with particular reference to their creative contributions since 1945.

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Picturing the Downtown Eastside

112 West Hastings, Vancouver

Six years after the Or Gallery presented its last exhibition in its Downtown Eastside location, 112 West Hastings will temporarily be re-opening its doors. During the month of May, the exhibition Picturing the Downtown Eastside will re-activate this historical building, once a hub for Vancouver’s art scene, which included artist run initiatives such as the Perel Gallery, Artspeak, the Kootenay School of Writing, the Or Gallery and artist studios. In the shadow of the Woodward’s building, this exhibition presents a unique view into the Downtown Eastside through a diverse combination of artists and projects.

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Magazine Piece(s), 1970 →

Ian Wallace

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite and CAUSA are pleased to present Magazine Piece(s), 1970 →, an exhibition by Vancouver-based artist Ian Wallace. Since the late 1960s, Wallace has worked with a variety of media and played a seminal role in the development of conceptual art in Vancouver. He was a recipient of the Governor General’s Visual and Media Arts Award in 2004.

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Walls/Graphs, 1969

Glenn Lewis

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

A self-contained series of exhibitions presenting aspects of experimental art production in Vancouver during the period 1945–1975. Researched and curated by CAUSA (Collective for Advanced and Unified Studies in the Visual Arts), this programme is being developed in association with the university of British Columbia’s Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery.

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Neil Wedman:
Electric Ladyland

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present Electric Ladyland, an exhibition of seventeen paintings by Vancouver-based artist Neil Wedman. Known primarily for his large-scale figurative paintings, Wedman has also made photographs, short films and Burlesck, a novel composed of drawings published by Arsenal Pulp Press. His works have been exhibited and collected internationally.

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Quartet for the Year 4698 or 5760: improvisation for four projectors
Laiwan in collaboration with Lori Freedman

Book Launch

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite, Vancouver and Open Space, Victoria were proud to present and launch the publication for QUARTET FOR THE YEAR 4698 OR 5760: improvisation for four projectors — a multimedia project by interdisciplinary artist Laiwan, in collaboration with composer and musician extraordinaire Lori Freedman.

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Clare E. Rojas:
Will Poor Will

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Will Poor Will was the first exhibition of Clare E. Rojas’s work in Canada. The San Francisco-based artist playfully draws from American craft traditions, country-western aesthetics and classic European fables to create worlds reminiscent of folk stories and fairytales.

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Makeshift

Interurban, 9 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Makeshift was an exhibition in two parts.
The first part, which took place in August 2003 in South Africa, involved 25 artists interacting with the dynamics and idiosyncrasies of the inner city spaces that surround the Johannesburg Art Gallery.

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Manufacturing Mod:
Metal Tunics to Paper Dresses

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

This exhibition featured a spectacular selection of original metal tunics by Paco Rabanne, extremely rare presidential candidate paper dresses for Nixon, Kennedy, Rockefeller and Trudeau along with the Warhol inspired Campbell’s Souper Dress and vintage magazines.

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Re-reading the 80s:
Feminisms as Process in Vancouver

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

This exhibition reconsidered the critical strategies of artists Lorna Brown, Margot Leigh Butler, Allyson Clay, Laiwan, Jin-me Yoon, and the collaborative groups Worksite and the Association for Noncommercial Culture in relation to shifts in feminist theory and practice during the 1980s. The exhibition focused on book works, journal interventions, installations, and ephemera addressing the intersecting issues of gender, identity, language and representation.

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Lucky 13

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite presents an exhibition of works organized and produced by all 13 artists currently studying in the Master of Fine Arts Program at the University of British Columbia: Erin Coates, Leanne Coughlin, Lynette Gillis, Babak Golkar, Anna Harrison, Kyla Mallett, Peter Mintchev, Eleanor Morgan, Michael Euyung Oh, Heather Passmore, Melissa Pauw, Daria Tavoularis and Rahel Wachs.

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ICA VANCOUVER
Book Launch and Fundraiser

Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Colour Zone

Petra Watson, editor
With essays by Monika Gagnon, Montreal; Catherine Mattes, Winnipeg; and Petra Watson, Vancouver

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The Emergence of the Sound Engine

Peter Luining

UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to participate in the programming for Electric City: A Month of Electronic Music and Media Events in Vancouver. As part of this interdisciplinary festival the gallery has invited Dutch artist and Internet theorist Peter Luining to make a public presentation at UBC Robson Square on Tuesday, October 21st at 7:30 pm.

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Joan Balzar

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present an exhibition of the work of Joan Balzar. Balzar was widely recognized as a key figure in the development of abstract painting on the West Coast in the 1960s, a time when Vancouver emerged as a city of increased energy and experimentation in visual art.

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On Location

Kim Kennedy Austin, Vishal Jugdeo, Sally Lee Sui Ling, Anne Elizabeth Low, Michael Euyung Oh

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

On Location brings together five emerging Vancouver artists whose research into urban, domestic, and virtual architectures examines built space as a site of psychological formation and a platform for critical artistic practice.

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ERIC METCALFE AND GARY LEE-NOVA

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present new works by Vancouver artists Eric Metcalfe and Gary Lee-Nova. Both artists began their careers in traditional media such as drawing (Metcalfe) and painting (Lee-Nova). Shortly after they met in the late 1960s, however, Metcalfe and Lee-Nova gained international recognition and contributed to the development of Vancouver’s burgeoning performance and mail art traditions via their alternate personas of Dr. Brute and Art Rat.

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MINA TOTINO:
STUDY AFTER ANTONIONI'S ZABRISKIE POINT

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

In 1999, Vancouver based artist Mina Totino completed a series of painting studies based on these final scenes of fire, smoke, floating appliances and up scale commodities bound for cathartic destruction. The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present the first full exhibition of this body of work in Vancouver.

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Test Kitchen

Meesoo Lee, Glenn Lewis, N.E. Thing Co., Demian Petryshyn, Martha Rosler, Althea Thauberger, Rhonda Weppler, Kira Wu

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

While the subject of food fits into a long tradition of artistic representation, chiefly in the still life genre, the performance of food preparation seldom figures in art. Test Kitchen is a cooking term that designates an experimental space for the development of new recipes. The exhibition brings together the work of artists from the early 1970s to the present, to investigate food as a conduit for ideas of social ritual, commerce, pleasure and visual representation.

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Attila Richard Lukacs:
New Works

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present new works by one of Canada’s most celebrated contemporary painters. Attila Richard Lukacs rose to prominence following the success of the Young Romantics exhibition, held at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1985. Shortly thereafter, Lukacs moved to Berlin and gained international recognition for his inventive play with the conventions of 19th century salon and history painting.

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Roy Arden: Video

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present Roy Arden: Video, the first local exhibition devoted to recent video work by this renowned Vancouver artist. For the past two decades, Arden has built a reputation as one of Canada’s most respected photo-based artists. In an on-going investigation of the social landscape, Arden’s works have explored the aesthetic economies particular to the re-presentation of archival photographs, serial documentation as well as the large-scale photographic tableaux.

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Suggestive Line

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The fall season at the Belkin Satellite opens with Suggestive Line, an exhibition that examines figurative drawing and its place within contemporary art. Curators Lee Plested and Scott Watson have selected eighteen artists, who explore figurative drawing using a variety of media.

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Artist in Residence: Rebecca Belmore

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

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Osvaldo Yero: Landmark

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present Landmark, an exhibition of work by Cuban-born artist Osvaldo Yero. Yero completed his studies in sculpture and drawing at the prestigious Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana, Cuba and has been exhibiting internationally since 1994.

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Risk: Playing the Game

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Belkin Satellite is pleased to present Risk: Playing the Game, an exhibition curated by Katie Spicer, a Master’s Candidate in Critical Curatorial Studies at UBC, and organized by a team of graduate students from all branches of UBC’s Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory. The selection of six works by emerging artists from Vancouver, Halifax, Toronto and New York explores the notion of risk as a game to be played.

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Failure
An Exhibition of 9 Visual Artists

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

To explore the fruitful aspects of failure in contemporary culture, Vancouver artist and curator Séamus Kealy has invited nine visual artists from across Canada to participate in an exhibition at the recently-opened Belkin Satellite at 555 Hamilton Street.

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Suite

Sean Alward, Gavin Hipkins, Tim Lee, Natasha McHardy, Ann Shelton

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery opens its satellite location at 555 Hamilton Street on January 18th, 2002. The former premises of the Contemporary Art Gallery have been renovated with a generous grant from the Vancouver Foundation. The opening exhibition Suite features works by a group of young artists: Sean Alward, Gavin Hipkins, Tim Lee, Natasha McHardy and Ann Shelton, all of whom are currently completing their MFA’s at UBC.

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Judy Radul

Belkin Satellite, 555 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

Vancouver-based artist and writer Judy Radul is known for her experiments with various forms of performance including live actions, video, installation, photography and audio works, and has exhibited across Canada, the United States and the Netherlands. In her upcoming exhibition at the Belkin Satellite, Radul presents never before seen video works for projection and monitor display alongside a new version of a video-performance produced for the ICA London in 1999.

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