Posts from Sunday 9 September, 2007

Expeditions launch event

By gorm // Sunday 9 Sep // 22:29:18 // View

Cape Farewell launched its first international Youth Expedition and fourth Art Science voyage on Sunday 9th September at Southbank Centre. Hundreds of well wishers cheered the twelve students on their way, as the expedition launched on the Thames to a brass fanfare from the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Embarking on a landmark arts, science and media project, the students will voyage from Longyearbyen to the frozen extremes of Spitsbergen, Svalbard in the High Arctic.

The youth team were joined by members of the Art/Science crew, including Marcus Brigstocke, Kathy Barber and David Buckland.

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Profile: Brian Jungen

By Brian // Sunday 9 Sep // 16:28:31 // View


Brian Jungen
Artist (Canada)

Brian is a key figure in Vancouver’s art community. In 2006, an exhibition of Jungen’s work was held at Vancouver Art Gallery and in the UK, Jungen exhibited People’s Flag at the Tate Modern. Jungen’s practice re-crafts modern commodities into sculptural objects, entertaining a dialogue between his first-nation ancestry, the global economy and the object of art.

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