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Fielding Road

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Saturday, July 16th, 2022
Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10 am to 5 pm Sundays: 12 - 5 pm


Maya Beaudry + Marisa Kriangwiwat Holmes, CROTCH, Peter Culley, Megan Hepburn, Will Holder, Sky Hopinka, Willie Thrasher + Linda Saddleback.

Opening Reception: July 15th, 7 to 9 pm

Opening weekend performances July 16, 8pm at Felice Cavallotti Lodge, 2060 East Wellington Rd. Nanaimo.

Fielding Road is a multi-site group exhibition that responds to the work of Nanaimo poet, art critic and artist Peter Culley. His daily practice of walking, writing, and photographing brought him to closely observe spaces between rural and urban experience in and around Nanaimo.

This project takes its name from a stretch of road in Nanaimo that was cut off from its original use when a new highway was built in the 1990’s; it is a site to which Peter often returned to with his dog Shasta and occasionally with friends. He wrote: ”By the time I rediscovered it, it had become a picturesque ruin—the roadway thick with moss and accumulated leaves and needles, the yellow dividers cracked and obscured under the canopy of conifers, alder, maple and arbutus. Another colony of ravens noisily dominates the stretch along landfill, scattering shards of packaging and bone, draping long strips of plastic from the trees.”

The material cultures, histories, and unique conditions of Nanaimo cut through Culley’s entire body of work. In Fielding Road, artists have developed new projects while walking alongside Culley’s practice and the places that informed it.

Fielding Road will consist of a gallery exhibition and site-specific events that will take place across Nanaimo, including installations, walks, and performances.

Cost: Donation
Suggested: $5
Category: Arts | Entertainment
    Gallery | Exhibition
Location: Nanaimo Art Gallery
150 Commercial, Nanaimo
This event is for Everyone
More Info: Nanaimo Art Gallery
[email protected]
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