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Marjie Crop Eared Wolf continues her ongoing project to learn Blackfoot in the drawing, sound, and video installation, Iitsi’poyi. Found in the Project Space, this work addresses cultural legacy and resilience by actively engaging in language preservation.

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Location: Project Space, Esker Foundation (1011 9th Ave. SE)Free
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Philip Kanwischer and Chloe Kinsella present a selection of their collaborative projects. Combining their individual material explorations and shared experiences of time spent in the wild, this show is made up of camouflaged forms against natural backdrops.

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Location: The Edge Gallery (1416 9th Ave. SE)Free
A still from Kyle Whitehead’s Interstices


Come visit Arts Commons and experience the new Broadcast Lab featuring Kyle Whitehead’s piece, Interstices. Composed of two contrasting films shot over top of one another on Super 8 film with no prior knowledge, the piece results in latent collisions of discreet perspectives.

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Location: Broadcast Lab, Arts Commons (225 8th Ave. SE)Free
Lori Lukasewich's Dark Tea 2

All of the Above

Christine Klassen Gallery’s holiday show is an eclectic and playful mix of new work by CKG artists. Join them for a seasonal celebration with their artists and be the first to see new inventory for 2020. An opening reception takes place on December 14.

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Location: Christine Klassen Gallery (200, 321 50th Ave. SE)Free
A sample of work seen in the Arts Commons Window Galleries this season

Window Galleries

Arts Commons’ Window Galleries features four varied artists this season, each working in the mediums of photography, paint, illustration, and wire sculpture. The work explores the themes of divergent viewpoints, fantasy, female empowerment, and community.

A piece in Cecile Albi's show, Refractionsim


Taking a stroll through a forest is like looking through a prism with a million different sized facets. In this show, Cecile Albi brings attention to nature’s rhythm of patterning using an impressionist style with elements of cubism and abstract expressionism.

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Location: Framed on Fifth (1207 5th Ave. NW)Free
A poster for Olivier Du Tre: New Works

Olivier Du Tre: New Works

This exhibit brings together a collection of 11 new photographs chosen from three folios completed in the past two years during Olivier Du Tre’s travels to Saskatchewan, Tofino, and Yukon. Check out the reception on February 8.

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Location: HUB @ 302 (302, 1235 26th Ave. SE)Free
One Yellow Rabbit's 34th Annual High Performance Rodeo, Calgary's International Festival of the Arts

High Performance Rodeo

One Yellow Rabbit’s 34th Annual High Performance Rodeo offers the chance to watch touring performances from across Canada, acclaimed international shows, and new and experimental work from artists here in Calgary! The programming is always bold, cutting-edge, funny, frank, and full of heart. Don’t miss it!

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Location: Various VenuesPrices Vary
Made-Up Orchard by Avril Lopez

Made-Up Orchard

Lightbox Studio in Arts Commons features Avril Lopez whose work is inspired by whimsical creations designed to evoke a child-like state of imaginative worldview. Be sure to swing by as she works on creating an experimental environment that explores the use of creativity as a healing process.

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Location: Lightbox Studio, Arts Commons (225 8th Ave. SE)Free
Orange is the New Grey can be seen at Inception 2020

Inception 2020

A contemporary art exhibition featuring artists Chlan Grant, Jane Lochrie, Mao (Kun) Chen, J. Broz, Laura Erdman, Nuit, Janie Lockwood, Matt Trinh (AKA “Hawk”), Keegan Karlsen, Terry Gregoraschuk, and the provocative work of TAG, be sure to check out this show.

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Location: Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art (200 Barclay Parade SW)Free


Contact Calgary Arts Development’s communications team at 403.264.5330 ext. 211 or by email at events@calgaryartsdevelopment.com.

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