1. Art that Rocks
Airdrie showed its edge with attractive graffiti art by Zach Abbot, along with other artists and performers in Culture at the Creek Artember event, part of the City’s Culture Days celebrations. The free two-day event will be held again this year at Nose Creek Park.
2. Rockin’ it on the runway
Grande Prairie rocks it with its Wearable Art Show. Designer and artist Kiren Niki Sangra went all out with this remarkable outfit, “Triangular Tessellations on the Female Form” modelled by Tia Stanway, winning the 2014 show. The piece shows a futuristic look at the female figure, and is created with paper sewing patterns, skewers, cardboard, wire and light. The Wearable Art Show is back again this year. Check it out and more at the Grande Prairie Culture Days at the Centre for Creative Arts.
3. Rock around the world
Communities across the province celebrate Alberta Culture Days with traditional dances and fashions from across the globe. Theses beauties and cuties from Brooks showcased international fashions, celebrating Alberta’s cultural diversity.
4. Rockin’ it with celluloid
Calgary-based media artists created a collaborative environment of moving light and sound in a outdoor setting during EMMEDIA’s first media arts festival “PARTICLE + WAVE” at the 2012 Alberta Culture Days celebration. Joe Kelly watches over his five film projectors in Central Memorial Park, as part of “BYOB Calgary II.” BYOB is an international series of one-night exhibitions featuring artists and their projectors. Originally conceived by Berlin-based artist Rafaël Rozendaal, these events have taken place in over fifty cities worldwide.
5. Or just plain rock it
The Laurence Boys kicked off Alberta Culture Days in Vermilion last year at Elks Hall where some 200 fans were treated to lively Irish pub-style music. Vermilion’s finest will be performing again this year.