Ok.Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival Lineup
July 27, 2015 - August 2, 2015

Struts & Faucet is pleased to announce the lineup for the 2015 Ok.Quoi?! Contemporary Arts Festival: Carissa Carman Paula Jean Cowan and Chris Down Nadia Francavilla ilse KRAMER Mathieu Léger Andrew Milne Cléo Palacio-Quintin Jer y Ropson The Society of Anonymous Drawers The Water Thief by Sean Frey and Amy Siegel Outdoor video screening curated…

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Andrew Milne
June 29, 2015 - July 31, 2015

While in residence at Struts & Faucet Andrew Milne will advance his photographic practice using a large handmade camera obscura and vintage surveying equipment to render hybrid photographic drawings and spatial models. He will be working outside the gallery in public spaces, within the Museum of New Ideas, and within Struts Gallery and Faucet Media…

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Carissa Carman
June 29, 2015 - July 31, 2015

“My father used to drive a FUNMOBILE. It was a large blue van with block letters that would ramble among neighborhood cul-de-sacs, opening up the side doors to set up games. This is who I have become…a creator of scenarios and instigator of play. I bring the car that delivers unanticipated services and the tent…

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Carissa Carman – Surreal Estate
July 27, 2015 - July 29, 2015

Monday July 27, 7pm – 10pm Tuesday July 28, 11am – 5pm Wednesday July 29, 11am – 5pm Artist Talk and Happy Hour: Wednesday July 29, 5pm 7 Lorne Street Surreal Estate is a pop-up space for fabricating a series of portable objects constructed in response to various homes and spaces. Surreal Estate responds to…

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ilse KRAMER – OKAY Radio
August 1, 2015 - August 2, 2015

Saturday August 1, 11am – 1pm Sunday August 2, 11am – 1pm CHMA Radio, 106.9fm www.mta.ca/chma OKAY Radio is an artist-packed, one-of-a-kind, community radio experience to be heard on CHMA 106.9fm in Sackville and the greater Tantramar region for two days only. The radio program will feature artists from across Canada, including Katie Ward, Ray…

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Mathieu Léger – The Distance Between Us (Point of Reference)
July 27, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Piercing of the map: Monday July 27, 12:30pm 7 Lorne Street Walks: July 28 – 31, leaving at 1pm from 7 Lorne Street Please contact info@strutsgallery.ca to sign up for a walk, as space is limited. A path is a record of an event, or the duration of that event. A map then becomes a…

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Nadia Francavilla + Cléo Palacio-Quintin – Synaesthetic Shadows
July 28, 2015 - July 30, 2015

Thursday July 30 25 Lorne Street Artist Talk: Cléo Palacio-Quintin – Tuesday July 28, 5pm. 25 Lorne Street. Synaesthetic Shadows Cléo Palacio-Quintin, hyper-flûte Nadia Francavilla, violon Works by Cléo Palacio-Quintin In a multidimensional environment, two soloists follow and interact with video projections, shadows and digital processing. A multimedia whirlwind in sound and living colour that…

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Jer y Ropson – shadow the vanishing point, out on the marsh, in all directions*
July 28, 2015 - July 30, 2015

Tuesday July 28, 12pm – 5pm Wednesday July 29, 12pm – 5pm Thursday July 30, 12pm – 5pm Marsh across from 7 Lorne Street The project is comprised of an eclectic material-based installation and durational performance. Just beyond the edge of public space, upon a windswept marsh- from a temporary site-specific public monument/station/platform (constructed from…

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The Society of Anonymous Drawers
July 27, 2015

Monday July 27, 7pm – 10pm 7 Lorne Street The Society of Anonymous drawers was founded in 1967, and rebooted in 2014 by three undergraduate students at Mount Allison University to create an open and active drawing environment, free from the hierarchies and insecurities that are the scourge of creativity. The Society of Anonymous Drawers…

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The Water Thief by Sean Frey & Amy Siegel
July 30, 2015 - August 1, 2015

The Water Thief by Sean Frey & Amy Siegel Thursday July 30, 8pm Friday July 31, 9pm Saturday August 1, 3pm and 8pm St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 125 Main Street The Water Thief is a “living film” that tells the story of 80 year old Charon who keeps time and memory alive by maintaining a…

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Paula Jean Cowan & Chris Down – Little Brown Bat
July 27, 2015 - August 2, 2015

Monday July 27 – Sunday August 2 2 Bridge Street, second floor window Little Brown Bat is a drawing, in white neon, installed in downtown Sackville. Referring to the ongoing decimation of this bat population by White-nose Syndrome, the work is conceived as a metaphor for the complex interrelation of humans and other animals. It…

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Video Drive-In
July 29, 2015

Wednesday July 29, 9pm DOUBLE TAKE Screening curated by Jeremy Drummond and David Poolman 7 Lorne Street From 2005-2006, artists Jeremy Drummond and David Poolman founded Spark Video Canada, a monthly video series that took place in the back room of the Forest City Gallery in London, Ontario. Adhering to the mandate of the original…

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Camera Obscura and Liquid Emulsion Workshop Series
July 9, 16, and 23, 2015

With Open Studio artist in residence Andrew Milne Cost: $20 Participants of this three-day series will construct their own camera obscura, create photographic prints and drawings using their cameras and learn how to combine drawing and photography using liquid emulsion. Pleas bring a tripod to use with your camera. Space is limited, please register in…

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Summer Video Camp
July 13, 2015 - July 17, 2015

Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Monday to Friday Ages: 9 – 13 Cost: $50.00 This summer, Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre will offer a video camp for youth. Particpants will have the chance to learn about video from a professional artist. They will write their own scripts and storyboards, shoot and edit their own…

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Vika Kirchenbauer
August 10, 2015 - September 11, 2015

Vika Kirchenbauer (b. 1983, Neuenbürg, Germany) is an artist and filmmaker currently residing in Berlin. Her main media encompass film, video, sound and objects. With a total of over 100 festival screenings in more than 30 countries, at young age she has made herself a name on an international level. After extensive traveling and completing…

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Darn Thorn
September 15, 2015 - Ocotber 12, 2015

Darn Thorn (1975) was born in Sligo, Ireland and holds a MA in Fine Art from Monash University, Australia. He has exhibited in Australia, China, Ireland, The Netherlands, Norway & the UK. He is published in Photofile, The Age (Australia) and 36 Exp. (University of Manchester). A studio holder at Spike Island, Bristol, UK (2010-13),…

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Andréanne Godin
October 26, 2015 - November 27, 2015

Originally from Val-d’Or, Abitibi, Andréanne currently lives and works in Montreal, where she recently completed a Master of Fine Arts at Concordia University. Recipient of grants from the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and the Canada Council for the Arts in 2012, she has recently presented her work in several solo and…

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Daniel Barrow
January 24, 2016 - February 27, 2016

Winnipeg-born, Montreal-based artist Daniel Barrow works in video, film, print-making and drawing, but is best known for his use of antiquated technologies, his “registered projection” installations, and his narrative overhead projection performances. Barrow describes his performance method as a process of, “creating and adapting comic narratives to manual forms of animation by projecting, layering and…

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