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Ayden Gallery presents Tangled Wires
Opening Reception: Thursday, Aug 5, 7-11pm

Tangled Wires highlights 10 of Vancouver’s up and coming visual artists exploring paths less traveled in their respective mediums and genres. Split up into pairs with an eye for combining contrasting styles, artists will collaborate on multiple gallery installations as well as hanging a selection of new works.
This exhibition is an exploration of creating outside the comfort zone, encouraging artists to work together in finding innovative solutions to fulfill their individual and shared artistic vision.

Brent Clowater, Andy Dixon, Adam Dodd, Ensoe, Indigo, Alison Lilly, Robert Mearns, Colin Moore, Scott Sueme, Andrew Young

Photos by Julia Kozlov
Photo by Julia Kozlov



All artists will be in attendance. Music by BIKES.

Afterparty August 5th, 2011 10 til late
W2 Media Cafe, 111 West Hastings St (Woodwards Building)
Co-presented by W2 Community Media Arts and The Hastings Set, in conjunction with the 2nd Annual Surge Festival of Digital Urban Culture.

Photos above by Julia Kozlov


Other Notables: TEDxStrathcona presents Discovering Unity: Technology, Art, & Science
Sunday, Aug 7, 7pm – Midnight. If you are interested in our city’s architecture AIBC Architectural Walking Tours are happening all summer for $10! See website for schedule. Check out our Opening Receptions post for more goodness this week.

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