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grunt’s Top 10 Picks for June

1. [Vancouver, BC] – Fountain: Artist Talk + Picnic Lunch with Laiwan and special guests. (Sat June 14)
grunt’s board member, Laiwan, is speaking at an upcoming artist talk for her new installation, the Fountain.
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Learn more about the Fountain project here.
2. [London, UK] The Voice and the Lens (Sun June 15)
grunt’s board member, Sepideh Saii presents ‘Behind the Scenes” at the Whitechapel Galelry in London, UK.
Read more about the screening.

3. [Vancouver, BC] Reconciliation in Action Celebration featuring KINNIE STARR & guests (Fri June 20)
Buy tickets.

4. [Vancouver, BC] Dempsey Bob @ Equinox Gallery (June 7-July 5)
Glenn Alteen and Tarah Hogue stopped by this recent exhibition at Equinox Gallery and recommended it for this list. Be sure to stop by sometime and swing by grunt gallery afterwards to say hello! We’re exhibiting an evolving installation project entitled, “Play, Fall, Rest, Dance”.
See photos from the Dempsey Bob exhibition on Equinox’s website.

Beaver Woman [Details], taken from Equinox Gallery website. Click through to view photo gallery.

5. [North Vancouver, BC] Bruce Stewart: Dollarton Pleasure Faire, 1972 (June 7 – Aug 3, 2014)

Exhibitions manager, Elisha Burrows, sent us this show at the Presentation House Gallery featuring photos by Bruce Stewart. Elisha mentioned: “…Text and interviews by my parents are in a separate catalogue about their experiences living in the mudflats squats.”
Opening reception Saturday June 7 at 3pm.
Mudflats tour on Sunday July 27 at 11 am.
Read more about the mudflats on PHG’s website.

Untitled, Bruce Steward, 1972.

6. [Vancouver, BC] Deadhead by Cedric Bom­ford with Nathan Bom­ford and Jim Bomford

grunt’s curator of community engagement, Vanessa Kwan, recommends Deadhead.
“Deadhead is a piece by Cedric, Nathan and Jim Bomford, and is curated by Barbara Cole, on behalf of OtherSights for Artists’ Projects. It’s located on a 100-foot barge that’s going to be moored outside the Maritime Museum at Kits Point, and will be activated all summer long.”
Opening reception information here.

7. [Vancouver, BC] Rodney Graham at the Belkin
Opening Thursday, June 19, 8 to 10 pm
It’s Rodney Graham, what more do we need to say? More info here.

8. [Vancouver, BC] Main Street Car Free Days on Sunday June 16
Shout-out to our neighbourhood, stop by the events happening on Main Street this weekend. Full details here.

9. [Vancouver, BC] Where Does It Hurt? Group show: Cathy Busby, David MacWilliam, Rachelle Sawatsky, Krista Belle Steward, curated by Jonah Gray.

This exhibition is already happening, it runs for a few more weeks. Be sure to stop by Artspeak to check it out.

10. [Vancouver, BC] Play, Fall, Rest, Dance by Valerie Salez

Play, Fall, Rest, Dance is off to a running start. Check in on Valerie’s blog posts during the entire run of the exhibition and please join us for the closing reception on Thursday June 26.

Read this recent article by the Source.

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