This site profiles recent projects, downloads, and posts by Jennifer Cane, a curator and writer based in Vancouver, BC Canada.
Exhibitions
Volumes: Works in Paper

Volumes: Works in Paper

Burnaby Art Gallery, Nov. 29, 2013 – January 19, 2014 Volumes explores sculptural and structural works on (and ‘in’) paper, including installation and large-scale printmaking, painting, ceramics and paper-cut.  Featuring works from the permanent collection by Pat Martin Bates, Myra Eadie, Bob Evermon, Margaret May, Teresa Ilene Redden, Douglas Quiring, and others, as well as new works...
Keith Langergraber: Betrayal at Babylon

Keith Langergraber: Betrayal at Babylon

Burnaby Art Gallery, September 9 – October 23, 2016 Curated by Jennifer Cane Keith Langergraber’s new body of work explores the subculture of meteorite hunters, following a motley group of prospectors across a surreal landscape. Focusing upon the intricacies of language, the story integrates and gradually distorts the folklore of treasure hunters and prospectors through...
Sleep of Reason: Sonja Ahlers, Shuvinai Ashoona, Jim Holyoak, David Horvitz, Jeff Ladouceur, Nadia Moss, Rosemary Scanlon, Joseph Tisiga,  and Jen Weih

Sleep of Reason: Sonja Ahlers, Shuvinai Ashoona, Jim Holyoak, David Horvitz, Jeff Ladouceur, Nadia Moss, Rosemary Scanlon, Joseph Tisiga, and Jen Weih

Yukon Arts Centre, Whitehorse, Yukon, March 22-May 26, 2012 Curated by Jennifer Cane The exhibition’s title,  “Sleep of Reason” is derived from  Spanish artist Francisco Goya’s 1799 work “The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters” from his series Los Caprichos.  The exhibition presents contemporary drawing, painting, sculptural and installation works by a number of Canadian artists who address,...
The Wild so Close: Tacita Dean, Leslie Grant and Al Bersch, Jason Hendrickson,  David Horvitz, Donald Lawrence

The Wild so Close: Tacita Dean, Leslie Grant and Al Bersch, Jason Hendrickson, David Horvitz, Donald Lawrence

Or Gallery, Vancouver, April 25th – May 1st, 2009 Curated by Jennifer Cane The sites of leisure culture and recreation – within the construct of ‘nature’ – are worthy of rigorous investigation. This exhibition brings together varying photographic and video works that investigate concepts of natural leisure environments and resources.  In all cases, there is an...
Art For Consenting Adults

Art For Consenting Adults

  Cineworks Independent Filmmakers Society and Pacific Cinémathèque, Vancouver, October 15, 2012 Curated by Jennifer Cane Art for Consenting Adults was presented as part of Institutions by Artists (October 12 – 14, 2012), an international event in Vancouver evaluating the performance and promise of contemporary artist-run centres and initiatives. Art for Consenting Adults re-ignited a key...
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:                                   Eli Bornowsky

All is Unmentionable, Up in the Air: Eli Bornowsky

Burnaby Art Gallery, Nov. 21, 2014 – Sun. Jan.18, 2015 Curated by Jennifer Cane Eli Bornowsky has been practicing as an artist in Vancouver over the past decade, and has accomplished an impressive and diverse body of abstract paintings. This exhibition features a number of large canvas ‘doubles’ which mirror each other with their almost-but-not-quite identical...