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“Through being at the Vines Art Festival and watching Saving Mother I connected deeply to the performers story and was grateful to be able to better understand the the truth of Canada’s relationship with First Nations people.”

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Village sites names in Vines Art Festival 2018

Vines Art Festival acknowledges that Vancouver is the unceded, unsurrendered ancestral lands and waters of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh). These are the Skwxwú7mesh sníchim speaking (Squamish) and Hən̓q̓əmin̓əm...

on behalf of my body – Ariel Martz-Oberlander

My piece, entitled on behalf of my body, explores living in the body after sexual trauma and touches on the intersectionality of sexual violence, ptsd, dissociation and separation from the self. The piece is also an exploration of how the settler body can live in...

Bower and Fountain (for the bees) ~ Pia Massie

Bower and Fountain (for the bees) ~ Pia Massie Trying to turn my gaze towards beauty and occupy my hands with the practice of making, to still the rage that is lighting fires in my brain.  We all need to rest, to slow down, to enjoy our nights and days here on the...

Artistic Director, Heather’s Greeting

Vines Art Festival 2018 August 8-19th There is much to celebrate this year as we share the program of Vines fourth festival. We have grown our team to include some really beautiful people, including Senaqwila Wyss, Kathleen Gordon, Eddy van Wyck, Aleks Besan and Sara...

Vines Art Festival 2018 is coming soon!

Vines Art Festival 2018 August 8-19th Vines is going to be coming to a community near you! This summer we will be at Hadden Park (Kits Beach), Granville Island, Trillium & Strathcona Park, Roundhouse Community Centre, Crab Park and Trout Lake Park! We have grown even...

Behind the Scenes with Vines Artists

Puzzles of a Forest - Anna Kraulis, Charlotte Priest and Soyoung Park Puzzles of a Forest explores the connection between the human body and an old growth forest. In July, the artists traveled to the beautiful, unprotected Walbran Valley/Kaxi:ks, traditional territory...

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Vines Art Festival takes place on the unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples.

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