Visual Art Exhibition

BNC exhibits at the Scotiabank Dance Centre,  main lobby, 677 Davie Street. Ongoing exhibit celebrating International Dance Day from April 29th to July 2015.

The images were created during research for Body Narrative Collective’s (BNC) first full length performance event Dark Room: the realm of symbols, science and memories.

Dark Room explores the use of photographic techniques as a performative medium integrated with dance, music, text, and technology in the theatre.  The artists devised a system to create mural sized photograms during performance similar to the digital representation you see on display. A photogram is a photographic image that does not use a camera.  It’s only requirements are: photographic paper, a darkroom and chemistry.

Dark Room allowed BNC to share discoveries in how photography can change the way we experience life, light, time and the dancing body.

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Images (from left to right):

Human Nature (double exposure of leaves and subject Meghan Goodman with branch) created during the Scotiabank Dance Centre’s DanceLab program in 2010-2011. Inspired by the work of photographer Martha Madigan.

Do you remember the moment? created during first live performance integrated with dance as part of the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts theatre-under-the-gun project “7”, September 2012.

Julia with bird mobile created during the Scotiabank Dance Centre’s DanceLab program in 2010-2011. Inspired by the work of photographer Kunie Sigiura.

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Body Narratives takes down WINDOW installation at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre. Exhibition from November 20th, 2013-January 4th, 2014. Documentation of the installation & take down:

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Open Walls Photography Show and Sale:

BNC has been invited to showcase 6.5ft x 3.5ft Photogram: Human Nature I (see facsimile above) in a group photography show and sale at the Northwest Culinary Academy (2725 Main Street) Saturday November 17th, doors at 10am, reception at 6pm.  One day only!

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