Upcoming Burrard Marina Field House residents Broken City Lab (BCL) are hosting Homework II: Long Forms, Short Utopias Conference this weekend (November 8th – 10th, 2013) in Windsor, Ontario. This three-day conference and collaboratively-written publication aims to unfold the ways in which we construct, articulate, and practice ideas of micro-utopias, pop-up ideals, collaboration, and long-term social engagement.
Lucky for us, they’re also making it available via live stream. Check out their website to tap into the unfolding dialogue.
You can also jump into the conversation by using the hashtag #hmwrk2.
After the conference the live stream videos will be archived online and they will be compiling the publication from interviews conducted with the conference attendees.
The Contemporary Art Gallery will be hosting Broken City Lab’s residence from January to April 2014 at the Burrard Marina Field House. BCL will be using the studio to begin work on new Vancouver-based projects.
A bio on BCL:
Broken City Lab is an artist-led interdisciplinary collective and non-profit organization working to explore and unfold curiosities around locality, infrastructures, education, and creative practice leading towards civic change. Thier projects and research have been featured in Fuse Magazine, Public Journal, C Magazine, Creative Time’s Social Practice Archive, Next American City, Alternatives, GOOD, the National Post, the Toronto Star, NPR (WDET, NPHR), CBC Radio One, CBC television, Le Téléjournal, Wooster Collective, PSFK, the Huffington Post, Tree Hugger, and the Atlantic Cities; presented and exhibited across North America including the Art Gallery of Windsor, TRUCK Gallery, Forest City Gallery, Propeller Centre, Open Engagement, Hamilton Artists Inc., the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, Eyelevel Gallery, White Water Gallery, Eastern Edge, Nuit Blanche, and CAFKA; and have been supported by the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council’s Multidisciplinary Arts, Integrated Arts, Artists in the Community/Workplace, and Media Arts programmes, the City of Windsor, and the Ontario Trillium Foundation. Broken City Lab’s work recently appeared in the 13th International Venice Biennial of Architecture as part of the Grounds for Detroit exhibit and the collective was long-listed for the 2012 Sobey Art Award.
Artists in Public:
Zoe Kreye and Catherine Grau
Saturday, June 22, 4pm
Justin A. Langlois
Saturday, August 17, 4pm
Field House Studio at Burrard Marina
1655 Whyte Avenue
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