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Kam Chan

May 10 – June 1 Kam Chan’s work takes heavy inspiration from traditional Chinese ink paintings. Using ink and watercolour, Chan illustrates sublime landscapes of dominating mountains which dwarf trees, rivers, and man made structures below. His landscapes are completed with a red ink stamp and Chinese calligraphy as a signature, then shipped back to…

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Laura Dutton: Night Comes On

May 24 – July 6, 2019 Opening Reception May 24, 6-8Pm Night Comes On is a video installation comprised of sixty 8” LED screens housed in and among ninety-nine black wooden boxes.  Each screen contains a looping video of human presence captured within the confines of a domestic window frame. To create this work, building…

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Interstice

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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Alternator ArtMart

May 2 – July 6, 2019 The Alternator ArtMart is a vending machine filled with art from local artists. Visitors can buy artwork directly from the machine. We have ten fantastic artists who have each created a series of objects for us: Things to wear, things to use, things to look at, and things to make you think….

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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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