Julian Gunn

Video Art @ Garrick’s Head Pub, Victoria, BC Featuring works by Rick Raxlen, Janet Rogers, Scott Amos, Carolyn Doucette, Pamela Millar, Alejandro Valbuena, Constance Cook, Carrotkid Films, and Morgan Tams. Reviewed by Julian Gunn I recently attended an experiment. There were no electrodes involved, though electronics played a key role. Open Space Gallery, MediaNet, and […]

On Friday, March 15th, Deluge Contemporary Art (located at 636 Yates Street) hosted the opening of Drama of Perception, an exhibit of the work of three contemporary painters: Stephanie Aitken, Katie Lyle, and Shelley Penfold, all former students of the University of Victoria Visual Arts Graduate Program. Deluge, located in the upper story of Victoria’s […]

By Julian Gunn My plan was to see the exhibition of Leonard Cohen’s prints at a leisurely hour on Saturday morning, after some strong coffee and a wander up Oak Bay avenue. I knew that the Avenue Gallery resided there, theoretically stuffed with the evidence of Cohen’s vision, tucked between a Starbucks and Ivy’s Bookshop. […]

Art Against Enbridge 2 Cenote Restaurant and Lounge, 768 Yates Street Reviewed by Julian Gunn Last Friday night, my friend Beet and I attended Art Against Enbridge 2, a benefit art auction for the Unis’tot’en Action Camp and the Forest Action Network, hosted by Cenote Restaurant and Lounge. Our first problem of the evening was […]

For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin: Collected Poems By John Barton 135 pages, $19.95 Published by Nightwood Editions Reviewed by Julian Gunn The late-September launch of John Barton’s new collected poems, For the Boy with the Eyes of the Virgin, was so packed that one latecomer had to crawl in behind my […]