“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.”

Sign up for “the bench project’ with Raf!

On August 8th and 9th, “the bench project” will be visiting Granville Island. This project invites one participant at a time on an embodied mobile experience to consider and feel through what it means to live on unceded and stolen indigenous lands. Participants can...

Vines Art Festival Presents Resilient Roots

  (L to R: Alex McCallum, Jaye Simpson, Jaz Whitford, Mitcholos Touchie, Valeen Jules, Crystal Smith) Resilient Roots is the heart of Vines Art Festival, bringing together emerging Indigenous artists who are also bearing their souls on the frontline grassroots...

58 Oceans Project – Charlotte Priest and Anna Krualis

One breath, one ocean. There's always a moment when we want to stay curled up forever. But then we remember we can float. Thank you, ocean, for the gift of life. I emerge from the waters below and feel sunlight on my face. The ocean is also the sky. The sky is also...

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...


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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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