This site profiles recent projects, downloads, and posts by Jennifer Cane, a curator and writer based in Vancouver, BC Canada.
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Alex Morrison: Phantoms of a Utopian Will /  Like Most Follies, More Than a Joke and More Than a Whim

Alex Morrison: Phantoms of a Utopian Will / Like Most Follies, More Than a Joke and More Than a Whim

Sept . 4-  Nov. 8, 2015 Jennifer Cane and Melanie O’Brian, Curators   In envisioning a collaborative project between Simon Fraser University Gallery and the Burnaby Art Gallery, it was imperative to find a focus that addressed the entwined spatial and social contexts of both sites. In his long-standing artistic interrogation into built environments and...
Arcadian Arrow

Arcadian Arrow

S.A.S.E. was a project coordinated by ASDF Makes (David Horvitz and Mylinh Nguyen), which invited 11 curators to select and develop virtual exhibitions available to the public online via both email and PDF formats.  The email exhibitions were available in various edition sizes, and these were sent by request to each viewer during August 10-...
All is Unmentionable, Up in the Air

All is Unmentionable, Up in the Air

  Eli Bornowsky and I made a book through the Burnaby Art Gallery. It was designed by Stacey Noyes, with interventions by Eli and text from Eli and myself.
Blessed Be

Blessed Be

And in the middle of some sunny winter, I made another music mix.  
The Central Sun

The Central Sun

Here’s another mix to celebrate a great summer and the turn of the seasons. Hope you enjoy.  
Institutions by Artists

Institutions by Artists

Institutional Time: Facts and Fictions October 12, 10 a.m. (Session One) SFU – World Art Centre /Vancouver, BC The histories of artist-run initiatives inextricably belong to the sociopolitical contexts in which they develop,but a purely historical review of these initiatives and contexts elides their critical significance to artistic production, presentation, and discourse even while these...
Landed: Jaynus O'Donnell in Conversation

Landed: Jaynus O’Donnell in Conversation

I will be hosting a public conversation with Montréal-based artist Jaynus O’Donnell on her recent collage and watercolour works as part of Landed: Jaynus O’Donnell, part of the Burnaby Art Gallery Outreach Exhibition Series, May 14-July 29, 2012, Bob Prittie Library – Metrotown Jaynus O’Donnell creates fragmented landscapes based on urban scenic experience. Her multi-textured...
Sleep of Reason

Sleep of Reason

It was a week long install for the exhibition  Sleep of Reason at the Yukon Arts Centre in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory.  I was lucky enough to have five of the nine artists there with me.  From the point I flew in, I learned about this interesting discussion that had been brewing on the local Yukon...
Airborne

Airborne

A new mix for December 2011.  It’s been a good year. This photo was taken during a gale-force chinook in Banff. Barrelling warm wind.  The bird in the photo was being flipped upside down while flying, just rolling and tumbling. And the sky did that.  
Tagboard

Tagboard

Tagboard is a short story written by Aaron Dooley. I did the illustrations. We published this project together in 2006 with a run of 150 copies. You can read and download it here.
Tender Green

Tender Green

A new mix  for Summer 2011. Made after a week of pulling ivy, pruning rhododendron, picking pine cones, and transplanting ferns.  
The Tent Shop

The Tent Shop

Artist Jacob Gleeson (along with Gareth Moore) used to be one of the partners behind St. George’s Marsh, a gallery/store that held exhibitions and sold sundry goods. After the project ended in 2006, he has continued his art practice, making videos, drawing and installation works. Jake has now created a great online store featuring finely...