October 9, 2014

PechaKucha comes to Surrey – Oct 16


Launch event explores local and international public art

October 16

6:30 pm

Centre Stage – Surrey City Hall (13450 104 Avenue)

Tickets: $15 here.


Surrey Civic Theatres is launching a PechaKucha Night series.  The theme for volume one is public art.
Artists, architects, directors, and coordinators will inform and entertain you with short, fast-paced presentations about local and international public art. Doors open with a musical performance at 6:30pm, followed by the presentations from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
The speakers in Surrey’s first PechaKucha event will present images, stories, and perspectives on public art created locally as well as internationally.
Speakers include:

  • Miriam Blume (Vancouver Biennale)
  • Peggy Kendellen (Oregon’s Public Art Program)
  • Cath Brunner (projects realized by 4Culture throughout Washington state)
  • Laura Becker and Kelly Pajek (Seattle’s Public Art Program)
  • Lori Phillip (City and District of North Vancouver’s Public Art Program)
  • Karen Henry (Vancouver’s Public Art Program)
  • Eric Fiss (Richmond’s Public Art Program)
  • Barbara Cole and Vanessa Kwan (Other Sights for Artists’ Projects in Vancouver)
  • Diana Freundl (Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite program)
  • Karen Bubb (Copenhagen’s Little Mermaid sculpture by Edvard Eriksen in Denmark)
  • Bryan Lemos Beça and Steve DiPasquale (Surrey’s The Space of Difference interactive artwork on UrbanScreen.

For more information visit here.

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