In spite of having a wide range of performances, Victoria Symphony was only attracting an older (65+) female audience. We were tasked with attracting a younger, more diverse audience with their annual season guide.
Illustration: Raymond Biesinger
The Calgary Society for Persons with Disabilities (CSPD) is a non-profit that provides residential care to adults with developmental disabilities. Up against other pleas for donations (eg. starving children, cancer research) CSPD was being overlooked. They needed to stand out and be heard.
Fragments of Grey Matter is a collection of images shot by artist Kristin Man over a period of two years.
Featuring imagery that straddle between the absolute and abstract, she attempts to find beauty and meaning in between. The book title reflects the concept on two levels: a reference to cerebral grey matter, suggesting the emotional nature of her images, and the vacillation between concrete and abstract, beauty and not-so.
A deliberately thick cover was constructed as a visual and material reference to the human head.
Incongruent Sum, the group exhibition that took place for a single night, was a bold declaration of energy and collective spirit. Initiated and organized by the Mathematics Collective and assembled by German born, Amsterdam based, curator Astrid Honold, the exhibition featured the works of seven New York based artists, linked by a common interest in the language of comics.