Œuvre d'art public

RECOGNITION

Janice Gurney, RECOGNITION, 1989
Location:
SkyTrain - New Westminster Station, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Artwork creator(s): 
Gurney, Janice
Text author(s): 
Gurney, Janice
Installation year: 
1990
Description: 

Photographic image placed in a billboard

Text of the artwork: 

Mr. A. Johnson

Text theme: 
Identity
Artwork theme: 
One of three exhibition themes: portraiture; reality
History: 

The Transpositions exhibition was created over a 3-year period. Works are divided into 3 categories: portraiture; landscape and flora (nature); and advertising. Created for the advertising platforms posters in the SkyTrain stations. The work of 20 Canadian artists extends 24 km along the SkyTrain route from Vancouver to Surrey. Four to seven works are installed randomly amongst the advertising at the following seven stations: Waterfront, Burrard, Grandville, Broadway, Metrotown, New Westminster and Scott Road.

 

Event: Transpositions: A Public Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Photography, organized by the Active ARTIFACTS Cultural Association. Commissioners: Don S. And Todd A. Murray Davis.


April 2-May 31, 1990

Event date(s): 
1990

Dimensions:

Height: 
1.82m
Width: 
1.21m
Note(s): 

Exhibition posters provided by Colorific Photo Labs Ltd.

Exhibition space donated by Trans Ad

All images were worked either from original negatives or transparencies, enlarged and mounted on styrene board.

Document(s): 

Transpositions : A Public Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Photography

Balkind, Alvin (1990).  Transpositions : A Public Exhibition of Contemporary Canadian Photography. Vancouver : Active ARTIFACTS Cultural Association, p. 51