Category Archives: Guest blogger

Marina Abramovic, She’ll Make You Cry

By Krista Bell, KW|AG Volunteer Emotionally and intellectually potent–Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present takes a retrospective look at the 40-year career and personal life of the captivating woman who calls herself the ‘grandmother of performance art’. Directed by Matthew … Continue reading

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From the typical day to frenetic day, to Slow Art Day, it’s KW|AG’s first time!

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By Eric Sweet, guest blogger Scribblers’ Club has accepted the host reigns of the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery’s first Slow Art Day. We are very excited to be a part of what we hope will grow to become a popular annual … Continue reading

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The Role of a Curator

KW|AG Curator Crystal Mowry was recently a guest speaker at a meeting of the Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists. Crystal spoke about the role of a curator… “Historically, the role of the curator was defined largely by the care and scholarship … Continue reading

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KW|AG at the Market

By Emily Gove, KW|AG and KPL Community Programmer Beginning next month, KW|AG will be joining forces with the Kitchener Public Library for Kids’ Club at the Kitchener Market.  Every second Saturday of the month, we’ll be working on a fun new project for kids of … Continue reading

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Contemplative Spaces

By Crystal Mowry, KW|AG’s Curator of Exhibitions and Collections I had arrived in the Venice close to 1 am, completely disoriented from a day of waiting for progress – waiting in lines, in airports, for ground transport, for telephone operator … Continue reading

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Feedback from The Feedback Loop

On Thursday, March 10th KW|AG held a pre-screening of not afraid to die, a video work by Vancouver-based artist Althea Thauberger. The event was organized by Wilfrid Laurier’s Cultural Studies in Action students as part of the university’s Community Service … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Crystal Mowry

by Crystal Mowry, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections Every other year the Open Ears Festival of Music and Sound transforms Kitchener into the place to be for ambitious aural experiments. Since 2001, KW|AG has partnered with the Festival to mount … Continue reading

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Guest Post: A Fond Farewell

Throughout our time volunteering and guest blogging for KW|AG, we have been able to attend many of the events held by the Gallery including: the Winter Exhibition Opening, Groundhog Day Meet-Up and Family Sunday.  All of these events offered a … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Art/Music Shuffle

By guest blogger Marcie Foster, part of the KS 300 class (meet them here>). Exploring a gallery, I find myself a little bored. I’ve seen these images a few times now, I know the lines and I know the colours. … Continue reading

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The transportability of art through fashion

Post and photos by Jordan Brennan & the WLU Cultural Studies in Action KW|AG Group. “Fashion is the most powerful art there is. It’s movement, design and architecture all in one. It shows the world who we are and who … Continue reading

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