pots that transform?

October 31, 2021

Archival summer student Tatiana Povoroznyuk reflects on the historic relationship between 60s and 70s counterculture and ceramics in BC, asking why these histories should be preserved and what a “pot that transforms” means in 2021.

a rant about signatures

September 5, 2021

Over the course of summer 2021, CCBC hired a student to archive hundreds of prints that have accumulated over three decades at New Leaf Editions. Through the raffling of prints, summer student Jane Schiedel came to recognize a serious issue. 

craft contacts 3: auntie vice

August 29, 2021

Summer student and archivist Sarah Gibbon takes yet another trip into CCBC the archive. Sarah introduces a peculiar character that pops up repeatedly in our historical newsletters. Auntie Vice was an advice yielding conservator and an avid supporter of Warhol’s spicy Torso series. Read on to learn more about Craft Contacts and our dear Auntie Vice.

craft contacts 2

July 25, 2021

Summer student and archivist Sarah Gibbon takes another trip into CCBC the archive, this time all the way back to the summer of 72′ for a very special edition of the CCBC’s newsletter, Craft Contacts.

review: patterns of influence

July 19, 2021

MA candidate in the department of Art History at UBC, Bahar Mohazabnia, visits and reviews Patterns of Influence, Rachel Ashe’s recent installation of ornamental arrangements, grids and geometric designs that the artist has cut by hand into paper.

meet Amanda Wood

July 19, 2021

In anticipation of her latest exhibition, Interwoven, Amanda Wood has taken the time to tell us about herself, her inspiration, her audience and other projects.

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