Exhibitions and Events

Event

2014 Killam Lecture Series: Interface: Computer Science, New Media Art and Public Space

21 November, 2014

Guest lectures in the auditorium of the Goldberg Computer Science Building:

David Rokeby, title TBD, Friday 21 November, 7:00 PM

Event

2014 Killam Lecture Series, Interface: Computer Science, New Media Art and Public Space

14 November, 2014

Guest lectures in the auditorium of the Goldberg Computer Science Building.

Nell Tenhaaf, title TBD, Friday 14 November, 7:00 PM

Event

Nocturne: Art at Night

18 October, 2014

The Gallery is pleased to present two projects as part of Nocturne.

The feature Gallery exhibition, (im)mobile, will be open to the public until Midnight. Admission is free as always.

Working with Phin, a trans-disciplinary group of artists that includes Director/Curator Peter Dykhuis, the Gallery is supporting “Incidental Findings”, one chapter of Trio (Magic House/Magic Ride), a multimedia installation with performances staged in a cube van parked on the Halifax waterfront.

Edith Flückiger, Slogan (ASK...) Alu Light (120cm x 160cm), Lambda print, plexiglass, 2010.
Exhibition

(im)mobile

17 October – 30 November, 2014

The Centre for Art Tapes has partnered with Dalhousie Art Gallery for the upcoming exhibition (im)mobile, featuring established media artists Edith Flückiger (Lucerne, Switzerland) and Germaine Koh (Vancouver). The exhibition is curated by Mireille Bourgeois, independent curator (Halifax), and Chantal Molleur, curator and co-founder of White Frame (Basel, Switzerland).

Still from Allison Ellwood's Magic Trip, 2011
Film

The Beat Generation on Screen

24 September – 17 December, 2014

The Beat Generation on Screen

Two recent motion picture versions of Jack Kerouac novels point to a renewed interest in the Beat Generation in popular culture. This film retrospective matches documentaries with fictional features to try to get a fix on one of America’s last great literary movements and how its legacy is now seen in both memory and imagination.

SCREENINGS WEDNESDAYS AT 8 PM. FREE ADMISSION

24 September - On the Road

Still from the Coen Brothers' film The Big Lebowski, 1998
Film

Atlantic Film Festival: The Coen Brothers

13 – 17 September, 2014

Whether you consider them cult favourites or mass-audience avatars, the Coen Brothers (Joel and Ethan) have produced a unique body of cinema that continues to astound and entertain.

SCREENINGS DAILY AT 5 PM. FREE ADMISSION. SEATING IS LIMITED

Saturday 13 September - Blood Simple

USA, 1984, 99 minutes. A private detective, a couple under some strain and a boyfriend who just won’t die. These are the ingredients for the Coen Brothers’ terse debut, an American Indie neo-noir landmark.

Still from Gerald Potterton's The Railrodder, 1965
Film

Atlantic Film Festival: Celebrating the National Film Board of Canada

12 September, 2014

FREE ADMISSION

This year marks the 75th Anniversary of Canada’s National Film Board. Gaspereau Press author Binnie Brennan will read from her new book Like Any Other Monday which tells the story of a Buster Keaton-like character. A screening of the 1964 NFB film The Railrodder and its accompanying ‘making of’ documentary, Buster Keaton Rides Again, will follow the reading after a short question and answer session.

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