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Interstice, presented by the UBC Okanagan Intermission Series, is a collection of works by artists who explore place and the spaces within. Alison Trim, Vanessa Figueroa, Will Hoffman, Sarah Polak, Pip Dryden, Ann Richards and Charles Landa have all created works that explore how we navigate, respond to, and interact with the spaces we experience. The brief moments we occupy space are…

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Employment Opportunity: Community Outreach Assistant

Application Deadline: May 4 2019, 5pm Anticipated Contract Start Date: May 14 2019 Anticipated Contract End Date: August 27 2019 Remuneration: $14.00/hr, 34hrs/week THIS IS A GOVERNMENT FUNDED SUMMER CONTRACT, PENDING FUNDING APPROVAL. The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is a non-profit artist-run centre in Kelowna, BC. Our mandate is to support the development of…

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Joe Fowler: Sequestered Elements

Sequestered Elements is a thesis exhibition by MFA Student Joe Fowler that sheds light on the material culture of coastal regions of Newfoundland. Fishing nets, anchors, and lobster traps are some of the objects under investigation in this folk-art-inspired sculptural installation. Culturally revered nautical objects are altered and re-engineered ad-hoc to provoke a discussion on the…

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Garage Sale Fundraiser

Want to support your local artist run centre and do some spring cleaning at the same time? Donate to the Alternator’s Garage Sale Fundraiser! Until May 1st, the Alternator will be accepting donations from our community to sell at the upcoming Kettle Valley Garage Sale event on Saturday, May 4th. All proceeds from sales will…

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Earth, Fire, and Water

At the beginning of civilization, clay is the first known material where an artistic statement was made. Through the centuries clay evolved from the earliest cave wall images to sculpture and advanced forms such as vases, cups bowls, mosaic art and more. All clay objects made from a simple coil or pinch pot share a…

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