The Living is Easy
April 20, 2016 - July 8, 2016

A series of projects by Struts & Faucet members. April 20 – April 29: Chris Down May 2 – May 13: Meg Edwards, Kamaya Lindquist May 16 – May 27: Evan Furness & Kevin Melanson, Daniel Vautour May 24: Jeffrey Martin May 30 – June 10: Izzy Francolini, Jeanne Fries June 13 – June 24:…

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Super 8 Hotel Film Festival
May 20, 2016 - July 27, 2016

Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre is pleased to announce the 17th annual Super 8 Hotel Film Festival: An opportunity for you to shoot your very own short film and present it on the big screen. This year the Super 8 Hotel Film Festival screening will take place as part of the Ok Quoi!?…

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Gambletron & Johnny Forever Nawracaj
May 29, 2016 – July 2, 2016

Gambletron and Johnny Forever Nawracaj create immersive, interactive performance environments exploring community resistance through radio transmission, video, and fibres. Their work is informed by critique of the state. Largely improvised public performances bring together Nawracaj’s video and crocheted sculpture with Gambletron’s experimental noise incorporating modified electronics. Camp, cabaret, and dance pop inflections encourage audiences to…

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Summer Video Camp
July 11, 2016 - July 15, 2016

This summer, Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre will offer a video camp for youth. Participants will learn about video from a professional artist, write their own scripts and storyboards, shoot and edit their own videos, and record and mix their own sound, all on professional video equipment! Ages: 9 – 14 Dates: July…

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D’Arcy Wilson
July 24, 2016 - August 27, 2016

D’Arcy Wilson is an interdisciplinary artist whose work considers the relationship between Western Culture and the wilderness, addressing themes of vulnerability, alienation, and isolation. At Struts & Faucet, D’Arcy will be producing the final stage of her project The Memorialist, which unearths the story of North America’s first zoo since the Mayan Empire. Opening in…

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Show and Tell: The Artful Artist Talk – D’Arcy Wilson + workshop participants
July 28, 2016 - 7:30pm

Performances 7:30pm Thursday July 28 Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre, 7 Lorne Street Participants from Wilson’s workshop will present their talks in a public ‘Show and Tell’ session. D’Arcy Wilson is an interdisciplinary artist whose work considers the relationship between Western Culture and the wilderness, addressing themes of vulnerability, alienation, and isolation. D’Arcy…

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The Animals – Jon Claytor
July 28, 2016 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Video Installation 1:00 – 6:00pm Thursday July 28 The Royal Canadian Legion, 15 Lorne Street The Animals is a 25-minute film shot with video and 8mm film. It tells a story of repetition and regeneration as human and animal characters traverse and explore a landscape in a world without houses and technology, looking for a…

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Improv Concert
July 29, 2016 - 4:00pm

4:00pm
Friday July 29
St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 125 Main Street

A group of musicians from the region will get together under the direction of composer-in-residence André Cormier for a free improvisation session. Expect the unexpected!

Buschbabies – Andrea Thorne & Will Vandermeulen
July 29, 2016 - 1:00 - 600pm

Video Installation 1:00pm – 6:00pm Friday July 29 Royal Canadian Legion, 15 Lorne Street In the video for JOYFULTALK’s Buschbabies, a glittering figure emerges from the Bay of Fundy searching the wilderness for an elusive spiritual entity as time stretches and slows and perception and memory intertwine. Andrea Thorne works as a nanny and studies…

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G.L.A.M. Bats + SAPPY KARAOKE
July 30th 2016, 11:59 PM

11:59pm Saturday July 30 Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre, 7 Lorne Street G.L.A.M Bats is a lounge comedy act cobbled together between artists Mitchell Wiebe and Graeme Patterson. Writer C. Elizabeth Grant describes them as “something akin to Wayne Newton getting a makeover from the Hilarious House of Frightenstein, as scored by Duran…

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Liss Platt
September 19, 2016 - October 23, 2016

Liss Platt is a media artist whose recent photo-based and film work promotes deep observation of quotidian spaces and objects as a form of portraiture and self-portraiture. While in residence, Liss will be working on an experimental film using optical printing and hand processing techniques. Titled familiar/film•aria, the piece is, in the first instance, about…

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A Handmade Assembly
October 19, 2016 - October 22, 2016

Organized collaboratively by the Owens Art Gallery and Struts Gallery & Faucet Media Arts Centre with the participation of Mount Allison University’s Fine Arts Department and Thunder & Lightning Ideas Ltd, A Handmade Assembly invites artists, curators and others from the region and away to lead discussions, facilitate workshops, initiate projects, open exhibitions, and share…

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Myriam Jacob-Allard
November 5, 2016 - December 8, 2016

Myriam Jacob-Allard is from Abitibi-Témiscamingue, she lives and works in Montreal. She received a master’s degree in Fine Arts and Media Arts from the Université du Québec à Montreal (2014) and a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from Concordia University (2009). She has an interdisciplinary approach and works primarily with performance, video, craft and installation.…

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Marco D’Andrea
June 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017

Born in Ontario, Canada, D’Andrea grew up in the small town of Sharon. In this semi-rural community the legacy of the 1970s – long hair, big cars, loud stereo systems and hard rock on vinyl – still had influence. Sound had weight and dimension; D’Andrea has strong memories of lying on the floor listening to…

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