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      Eco-Arts Salon - John K. Grande - July 25 2012 in Vancouver

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      July 25, 2012

      Wednesday   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      181 Roundhouse Mews
      Vancouver, British Columbia V6Z 2W3

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      Eco-Arts Salon - John K. Grande - July 25 2012


      Unframing Nature Towards an  Ecology of Art

      When:   Wednesday July 25  from 7-9:00pm

      Where: Roundhouse Community Centre

      Admission – FREE

      Presenter: John K. Grande

      John helped to open the way for Canadian artists of his generation by publishing nationally and internationally on their work, and he helped develop an extensive field now known as art and ecology, that encouraged a dialogue of art within the context of nature. This is evidenced in his books Art & Environment (Friendly Chameleon, 1992) Balance; Art and Nature (Black Rose 1994) which is a classic in the field of the nature-culture discourse  commended by Claude Levi-Strauss and others. Other books followed: Art Nature Dialogues (SUNY NY 2004) and Dialogues in Diversity (2007).

      As a curator John Grande has led the way with a series of shows at Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlingon, Ontario, and others in Sorel, Quebec, Sackville, New Brunswick (Cultural Capital of Canada in that year), Rodman Hall, St. Catharines, Ontario and more recently in Pori Finland (2011) He continues to lead the field of art and ecology, curating   an international Earth Art 2012 at Van Disen Gardens, Vancouver. He is publishing Art, Space, Ecology in Shanghai, China, and Art into Nature in South Korea was recently published by Borim Press.

      co-sponsored with the Vancouver Park Board.

      John is in Vancouver related to Jul 11 - Sep 30

      Earth Art. An exhibition by internationally-renowned artists: Nils-Udo, Urs P. Twellmann, Chris Booth, Nicole Dextras and Michael Dennis of large installation earth art sculptures throughout the garden.

      See for more about our environmental art programs.



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