MINÜTE, BAM at SASKATOON NUIT BLANCHE, VICTORIA PARK, SASKATOON, SK - NOVEMBER 2016
Aralia Maxwell, Andie Palynchuk and Derek Sandbeck of Saskatoon’s Bridges Art Movement (BAM) collaborated with an anonymous local chef to create “minüte”, an exclusive one-of-a-kind performative dining experience wherein members of the public become part of the performance. For each guest “minüte” served in the restaurant, a member from the audience was also offered a plate.
IMMERSIVE SPACES, BAM Residency at AKA ARTIST-RUN, SASKATOON, SK - JULY 2016
For the month of July, Bridges Art Movement took up a residency at AKA artist-run. BAM created an immersive environment within the gallery, collaborating with one another as well as guest artists from around the province. The artists focused on installation as means to alter and reshape the traditional gallery. Exploring the restructuring of space through artificial environment and its impact on the viewer. Featuring artwork by: Aralia Maxwell, Cynthia Blanchette, David Stonhouse, Joanna Speed, Andie Nicole Palynchuk, Derek Sandbeck, Ali Norlen, Cam McKay, Alexa Hainsworth, and Colby Richardson.
women's world, BAM gallery, SASKATOON, SK - march 2016
A celebration of feminism and femininity. A new generation of artists came together to challenge the negative, angst ridden stereotype traditionally associated with feminist art and feminists. With a positive, yet cheeky attitude, they created an atmosphere which welcomed discussions on gender and gender equality. Featuring artwork by: Avery Cochlan, Zoé Fortier, Alexa Hainsworth, Xiao Han, and Aralia Maxwell. Curated by: Aralia Maxwell
Peephole, BAM at SASKATOON NUIT BLANCHE, BAM GALLERY, SASKATOON, SK - September 2015
BAM's Peephole project offered visitors a different way to interact with the traditional gallery space. Visitors walked into a newly built room painted "intestinal pink" from floor to ceiling. Rather than having works hung on the walls, the art was within the walls. Visitors became curious voyeurs as they interacted with a wide variety of multimedia installations through peepholes cut into the walls.
Femineering! ...new and years Ahead! (2015-2016)
"In the early 1950s the International Harvester company published an advertisement for “decorator refrigerators” with the tag line: “They’re femineered! ... and YEARS AHEAD!” The ads featured joyful, pretty, white, middle-class, homemakers demonstrating the “revolutionary new idea” of wrapping their refrigerators in fabrics colour coordinated to their kitchens..."