Possum Armband Making Workshop with Vicki Couzens

October 19, 2019 The Blue Cabin (False Creek) Related residency: Vicki Couzens Vicki Couzens is a possum cloak maker, multi-media artist, and member of the Keerray Wooroong language group of the Gunditjmara of western Victoria, Australia. Couzens is a Senior Knowledge Custodian for Possum Cloak Story and Language Reclamation in her Keerray Woorroong Mother Tongue. […]

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Meet the artist: Angela George

October 3, 2019 at 6:00pm False Creek Related residency: Angela George Join us in welcoming the Blue Cabin’s upcoming artist in residence, Angela George. This event is a chance to meet George and learn about her creative practice, and will take place in the Native Education College Longhouse. Angela George carries two ancestral names, sits’sáts’tenat […]

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Meet the artist: Vicki Couzens

September 26th, 2019 at 6:00pm False Creek Related residency: Vicki Couzens Join us in welcoming the Blue Cabin’s first-ever artist in residence, Vicki Couzens -possum cloak maker, multi-media artist, and member of the Keerray Wooroong language group of the Gunditjmara of western Victoria, Australia. Couzens is a Senior Knowledge Custodian for Possum Cloak Story and […]

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Blue Cabin Floating Artist Residency site tours

September 8th and 15th, 2019 False Creek grunt gallery, Other Sights for Artists’ Projects, and Creative Cultural Collaborations (C3) have officially launched the historic Blue Cabin Floating Artist Residency, and you are invited to tour the beautiful structure, currently floating in False Creek. It’s a chance to see not only the cabin restored carefully by […]

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The Foreshore presented by Other Sights & Kimberly Phillips

2016 – 2018 The Foreshore is a public research project in collaboration with Kimberly Phillips and hosted by Access Gallery and the Contemporary Art Gallery in Vancouver. The series has included a bi-weekly series of discussion sessions, three mini-artist residencies, open studios, workshops, and performances. Thematically, The Foreshore explores poetic activist strategies, radical philosophical proposals, and […]

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Pippa Lattey: Piano Project

2017 – present In 2015, just before the Blue Cabin was relocated from its site on the North Vancouver Foreshore, Luke Blackstone removed Al Neil’s piano and took it to his Vancouver studio. During a mentorship project with Luke in 2017, artist Pippa Lattey began working with the piano. Lattey writes: “I’ve spent some time with this […]

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Germaine Koh: Home Made Home

June – November 2018 Multiple venues   The Blue Cabin project was invited to participate in artist Germaine Koh’s exhibition Home Made Home, which looks at using creative space design, sustainability, and self-sufficiency as ways to address current housing issues relevant to the Lower Mainland. (The Blue Cabin Residency aims to be sustainable and self-sufficient, and […]

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Jeremy Borsos: The Blue Cabin Exhibition

June 14 – July 28, 2018 grunt gallery In The Blue Cabin Exhibition, Artists Jeremy and Sus Borsos presented a body of work documenting the remediation of the Blue Cabin that they took on in June of 2017. The Borsos treated the restoration as an archaeological site, collecting its history in bits of newspapers and mouse […]

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Summer Art Camp presented by Arts Umbrella

July 2018 The Blue Cabin (Maplewood Farms) The Blue Cabin project hosted two Arts Umbrella’s Youth Summer Camp programs, where students learned about the Blue Cabin’s history, as well as Al Neil and Carole Itter’s assemblage works that were affixed to the cabin’s exterior and placed in the surrounding landscape or on the water.

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