This site profiles recent projects, downloads, and posts by Jennifer Cane, a curator and writer based in Vancouver, BC Canada.
Exhibitions
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-...
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...
The Wild Close Up

The Wild Close Up

Curatorial tour for the exhibition The Wild so Close (Spring 2009), courtesy David Horvitz.  
Dream Research

Dream Research

The past few months have been dedicated, research-wise, to reading about sleep and dreaming in preparation for a Yukon show in 2012.  Reading Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams as well as Proust’s Swann’s Way, the first book in Remembrance of Things Past.  The latter is especially poetic and filled with some incredible passages.  It begins:...