The Vancouver Art Gallery is hosting an epic adult-only art party next month

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The Vancouver Art Gallery’s beloved art-party, FUSE, returns for another celebration of dancing, DJs, live performances, and breathtaking visual art.

The adult-only evening will focus on, “visual art, music and performance harnessing the power of gesture in various creative forms and expressions.”

FUSE: Gestures will also highlight artists who use diverse experiences and encounters to alter perceptions and awareness of body and self.

Hip-hop and soul artist Missy D will dazzle guests in the forecourt with new school hip hop music with jazz.

Munish Sharma will perform in dialogue with the exhibition Moving Still: Performative Photography in India, which confronts themes of gender and sexuality from a South Asian perspective. Kiran Bhumber will also share her own response to Moving Still, outfitted in her self-made, reactive body suit.

Danielle Wensley will use dance that oscillates between static and active forms, and relates to the exhibitions Displacement and Views of the Collection: The Street.

During the evening, all four floors of the Gallery’s exhibitions will be on view:

  • French Moderns: Monet to Matisse, 1850 – 1950
  • Affinities: Canadian Artists and France
  • Mowry Baden
  • Displacement
  • Moving Still: Performative Photography in India (Opening April 19)
  • Views of the Collection: The Street (Opening April 19)

The event takes place on Friday, May 10 at 7:30 pm.

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THANK YOU to everyone who joined us last night for another amazing installation of FUSE, a unique opportunity to experience innovative and experimental ways of engaging with art through music and performance, bringing the exhibitions to life. #FUSEnight #FUSETranscendenceDestruction … Participating artists included: @bridget.moser, @ladragu, @seemonsters604, @khankills, @elisaharkins, @steffbao, #DeniseFerreiradaSilva, #GuadalupeMartinez, #TheMusicAppreciationSociety, @bradycranfield, @kathy_slade, @mz.katebarry, #Kage, and the Goddesses. @rpm.fm was presented with the generous support of the 2018 JUNO Host Committee @letshearitbc, in partnership with @music_bc and @creativebcs. ? Photos: @pardeepsingh

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FUSE: Gestures at the Vancouver Art Gallery

When: Friday, May 10 from 7:30 pm until midnight
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery – 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver
Cost: $15 Members | $29 General Admission

Visit here for tickets and further details.