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Walter Phillips Gallery

A show at the Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff looks at art and industrial activity through the lens of rivers. Many works offer humour but they are as much exorcisms as interventions. more

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Canadian artists Lorna Bauer and Laurie Kang return to the Banff Centre to develop new photographic work through this fully funded residency award. more

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Perhaps grounding the artists in the cultural impact and global significance of biennials prompted some amongst this relatively young cohort to overreach. more

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Nicole Kelly Westman, "Rose, Dear," 2016, installation, detail

Courtesy of Dave Arsenault, Rosedeer Hotel, Wayne, Alta.

Nicole Kelly Westman’s exhibition at the Banff Centre is an exploration in many senses: it takes in new territory, develops real and imagined narratives, and unravels understandings of the photographic medium. more

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Hannah Doerksen, "I Come to Believe We All Gunna Drown"

Commissioned by Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre; Photo: Rita Taylor

An empty bar. A collection of rocks and other found objects. Books stuffed with dried wild flowers. A visual cacophony of flashing images. These scenes, objects and installations help dislodge a linear understanding of time... more

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"Domination of the World"

Photo by Andre Morin.

“We are at a moment of re-evaluation of culture,” says Beloufa, whose show, Counting on People, opens Nov. 8 at the centre’s Walter Phillips Gallery. more

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Jen Mizuik portrait

Courtesy 2014 IPAF ATOM (Australian Teachers of Media) Awards

An accomplished curator and arts centre manager with a focus on digital media and contemporary arts practice, Jen Mizuik has been appointed director, visual/digital arts at The Banff Centre, effective March 17, 2014. more

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"Watercolour (Trabzon, Turkey - Aqaba, Jordan)"

Courtesy the artist and Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich.

A clever riff on the art term, en plein air, or the making of art in the open air, "Pleinairism" is not likely to lead anyone imaginatively down the proverbial forest path. Nor, for that matter, up a mountain trail. more

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The Walter Phillips Gallery at The Banff Centre has the North American premiere of Melanie Gilligan’s multi-part fictional video narrative "Popular Unrest" (to October 24). more

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As the annual Exposure Photography Festival grows every year, it keeps adding participating galleries and artists — this year a few dozen galleries in Calgary and Banff will be involved. more

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At first glance, Silke Otto-Knapp’s watercolour paintings of ballet and contemporary dancers appear less complex than they really are. more

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"The Art Formerly Known as New Media" exhibition currently on at the Walter Phillips Gallery in Banff celebrates the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Banff New Media Institute. more

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"Art 05" is a bold and confident title for the fifth Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art — it heightens my sense of anticipation as I walk through the doors during its spring run at the Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre. more

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