POSTED BY katherine | August 24th, 2010
Photo: Ted Topping
From Tuija Seipell of Jaunted.com – Vancouver is still basking in the afterglow of the 2010 Winter Olympics and one of the best remnants of the Games is the public art that now decorates the city’s parks and buildings. For the next few weeks, Jaunted’s Vancouver Embed Tuija Seipell of The Cool Hunter will be reporting on the best of the bunch.
A-maze-ing Laughter happily competes with The Meeting for the title of the most-photographed and most-posed-with among Vancouver’s coolest public art. Each of the 14 happy bronze-cast males is 8.5 feet tall (2.5 meters) and weighs 551 pounds (250 kilograms).
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In your opinion, which Biennale sculpture is the coolest piece? Let us know in the comments!
POSTED BY katherine | August 10th, 2010
Play this free online game and tell us which conversation has the funniest line in the game world or tell us what would be a funny line to add to the game world.
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POSTED BY admin | July 15th, 2010
Awesome video game collaboration between the Vancouver Biennale and MOD7!
What a great way for kids, parent and educators to learn about and interact with the Vancouver Biennale sculptures and exhibits!
The good folks at MOD7 have created a super cool game based around Vancouver’s open spaces, Biennale art works and art thieves! That’s right, you get to stop the art thieves from perpetrating their dastardly crimes on our beautiful public art exhibitions!
The Vancouver Biennale is pleased to introduce” The Case of the English Bay Bandits“, a new and fun game for the family to enjoy this summer. Catch the Shadow Collector, the notorious art thief, before he escapes, and claim your reward!
Have you spotted Freezing Water #7 at Vanler Park? Did you see the laughing bronzes in English Bay? There are more of these eye-catching art installations – Take a tour to explore arts with nature the green way this summer. Look for maps and directions on our website.
For parents and educators: click here to access intriguing learning resources including an in-depth look at the Vancouver Biennale art installations. These resources include a set of lesson plan designed to encourage active, engaged, inquiry based learning through art. All lesson plans have been field tested and offer suggested activities, curriculum challenges, and the opportunity for the students to express their creativity.
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POSTED BY admin | January 18th, 2010
Who Made the Santa Hats for Yue Minjun's A-Mazing Laughter? Photo by MLA Mary McNeil Vancouver-False Creek.
There’s a mystery afoot in Vancouver and it’s not “who is going to foot the bill for the Olympics.”
Some anonymous and crafty person – or perhaps a team of elves – created a bunch of seasonal red and white Santa hats and matching scarfs for our friendly, laughing figures down at Morton Triangle near English Bay.
The day before Christmas the hats and scarfs appeared on our chilling bronze friends. Truly, an A-Mazing occurrence.
If anyone knows who created these colourful clothes for Yue Minjun’s A-Mazing Laughter, please let me know. We love the idea and would like to thank whoever did this with a special, tho belated, Holiday gift.
Happy to be a little bit warmer on Christmas Day at English Bay! Photo by MLA Mary McNeil Vancouver-False Creek.
Cold day but the Laughing Dudes stay A-Mazingly warm. Photo by MLA Mary McNeil Vancouver-False Creek.
POSTED BY admin | October 22nd, 2009
Check out this awesome video featuring Intrepid Vespa Riding Erin Ireland as she tries to find out “How Do You Pronounce Biennale“?
Shot a few weeks ago at Yue Minjun’s A-Mazing Laughter installation at Morton Triangle near English Bay, Erin has a lot of fun with people enjoying the sculpture as well as some random local celebrities who happen to be passing by.