Haida manga is an expression of the graphic and iconic tradition of ‘Haida-ness’ expressed in contemporary form.
Walking into the British Museum’s Queen Elizabeth II Great Court the first thing you see is the glass ceiling – 3,312 unique panes of glass forming a bubble-like shape over Europe’s largest covered public square. The second thing I saw when I visited in October of this year surprised me.
Oh, one more thing Aimée…Our next issue of Curious Quarterly is being shaped right now, and the theme for this round is ‘time’. I thought your spinning animations would be a great addition, as they have a lovely timeless quality …
Motion picture film provides a record of passing time, rendered as a series of still pictures on a length of film stock. After the advent of sound, commercial movies ran at a constant speed, dividing a second of movement into …
DOA – World War Three (Sudden Death Records) 7” 45 rpm Released 1979 DOA’s third 7” released before the first breakup of the band. BC Archives SD3:4
This bone knife handle was given by Chief Paul (Secwepemc, Tk’emlúps) to the Hudson’s Bay Company factor at Kamloops in 1858. The four carved human faces represent Chief Paul, his wife and his two daughters. (RBCM 3019).
Indian Baby by Emily Carr Circa 1908. Watercolour on Paper. (PDP00838)
If you search within Royal BC Museum natural history collections, and specifically the scientific illustrations drawn from the research surrounding those collections, you may be surprised to find a small sample of art. While the craftsmanship of scientific illustration should be, by definition, technical, precise and objective, I was happily surprised to find some beautiful examples of what I perceive as a more subjective approach