Varying Proximities Magazine Article

November 20th, 2014

Karin Olafson has written a nice article in Avenue Magazine about WATERSHED+ Artist in Residence, Broken City Lab and their work VARYING PROXIMITIES.

To read the article click here

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For more information about VARYING PROXIMITIES please see www.asktheriver.info

City Hall School

November 13th, 2014
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We are pleased to announce that we have been invited to participate in this week’s City Hall School, we are very excited to talk about Watershed+ and some of the artists’ works this morning!

“Citizenship and municipal governance come alive at City Hall School as students and teachers spend a week at the municipal building. City Hall School is a week-long, custom designed educational program for all Calgary students in grades three to twelve and is delivered in partnership with The City of Calgary’s Community & Neighbourhood Services and Campus Calgary.”

WATERSHED+ Bus Tour

November 13th, 2014

We are delighted to post that the WATERSHED+ bus tour, coordinated by Esker Foundation, was a huge success! Many thanks to all who participated!

Esker Foundation and representatives from The City of Calgary and the WATERSHED+ program presented a behind the scenes tour of Calgary’s water management systems and public art projects spearheaded by the WATERSHED+ program. This guided tour provided opportunities to meet City of Calgary engineers and scientists alongside artists such as Sans façon. For more information on Esker Foundation, please visit: eskerfoundation.com
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Avenue Magazines Top 40 under 40

November 5th, 2014

Congratulations to WATERSHED+ Lead Artist Sans façon for making it on Avenue Magazine’s Top 40 Under 40 for 2014!

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Photograph by Erin Brooke Burns.

 

To read the Avenue Magazine interview with Tristan Surtees and Charles Blanc; click here

Installation of Broken City Lab’s Project Varying Proximities

October 15th, 2014

Photos from the installation of Broken City Lab’s project VARYING PROXIMITIES (Subtext: River Signs). This project was produced as part of the WATERSHED+ Artist in Residency program where collective Broken City Lab (Windsor, ON) spent parts of the past year researching and developing projects around Calgary’s watershed.

For more information please see www.asktheriver.info

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The Artist in Residency program is part of The City of Calgary’s innovative and groundbreaking WATERSHED+ public art program, hosted by the Utilities and Environmental Protection (UEP) department. WATERSHED+ creatively renews the relationship between Calgarians and the Bow River watershed, embedding artists, and more specifically, their creative process within UEP core activities and the Calgary watershed.