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Category Archives: Pacific Canada

three photographs from a 1985-95 study, ‘2houses’
with images from south-eastern Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands
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2011 July 20 Saik’uz language guardians,
Geoffrey Thomas, Rita Thomas & Susie Antoine,
Stoney Creek, British Columbia
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Gordon Brent BROCHU-INGRAM BFA, PhD

studio practice in
public art, environmental design &
related photography

highlights of studio practice: 2017-march-brochu-ingram-arts-vitae

Two Camassia spp. [...]

Gordon Brent Brochu-Ingram: media

Mount Maxwell, Salt Spring Island, August 1991
media
· interventions, spanning public art, urban design and landscape architecture, environmental analysis and performative events in public space
· configurations of photographic imagery, drawings, and text in both books and other publications and in larger forms in exhibition spaces and installations
· videos made from discarded cell / mobiles [...]

Nearly lost: Four bus-shelter posters re-introducing Vancouver’s Salish fruit trees

client / host
City of Vancouver Public Art Program
initial posters in the ongoing ‘Nearly Lost’ project: 4 different posters installed in 20 bus shelters with the poster dimension 47.25 inches x 68.25 inches.

installation
October 10 to November 7, 2016 (with locations attached)

authorship
castle grünenfelder ingram (Julian Castle, Alex Grünenfelder, and Gordon Brent Brochu-Ingram with this project involving conceptualization [...]

Revisiting visual languages for Pacific dogwood, Cornus nuttallii, half-way up the south-west face of Mount Maxwell, Salt Spring Island

I have been photographing this particular grove of dogwoods, half way up Mount Maxwell, for thirty-five years now. There has been no sign, so far, of the introduced Dogwood anthracnose (dogwood leaf blotch) blights from the introduced fungus Discula destructiva, When finding these trees again, in a violent rainstorm on the 14th of May, 2014, [...]

Saik’uz: Tracing Stoney Creek

a traditional shed for food storage on the property of the family of Mary John

Geoffrey Thomas, Rita Thomas & Susie Antoine at Stoney Creek, Saik’uz First Nation 20 July, 2011

Anita’s kitchen window, Stoney Creek, Saik’uz, July 2011

Stoney Creek, near Vanderhoof, British Columbia, is a historic site of modern aboriginal resistance in Canada with the struggles [...]

roof: Produce Produce: Examining Urban Sustainability: Arnica Artist-Run Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia

a work in the exhibition entitled,
Produce/Produce: Examining urban sustainability,
Arnica Artist-Run Centre, Kamloops, British Columbia

September 17th to October 23rd, 2010
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from ‘roof’: Julian in the verbena, Railtown Studios green roof, Vancouver


from ‘roof’: Lemon sorrel, rose & Julian


Patrick Blaeser & Emilio Rojas, Railtown Studios, Vancouver


Mount Maxwell, Salt Spring Island

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The west face of Mount Maxwell is dry and cliffy rising out of the narrows that separate this ridge from Vancouver Island. A cultural landscape stewarded by millennia by Cowichan communities, the oak woodlands and remaining savannah along with the forests of old-growth Douglas fir have been sculpted by a jumble of human forces from [...]