Tagged arts commons

The Good Bride actress talks strong characters

By Ally Baharoon, September 20 2016 — According to actress Arielle Rombough, the process of bringing The Good Bride to her hometown of Calgary came together like a “beautiful artistic sandwich.” Written by Rosemary Rowe, The Good Bride is about 15-year-old Christian girl Maranatha who hopes that every day will be the day her 28-year-old…

Arts Commons features feminine garden exhibit

By Rachel Woodward, July 21 2016 — Janine Bennett is a Calgarian artist with a passion for flowers. After living in the United Kingdom for two years exploring countrysides, Bennett brings her artistic findings to Arts Commons until August 29. The exhibition, The Graces of Wilderness, aims to highlight and demonstrate the femininity of nature…

Twelve artists interpret Snow’s “Poem”

By Georgia King, June 16 2016 — Twelve Canadian artists  collaborated to interpret Michael Snow’s 1957 writing, “Poem,” using an eclectic mix of visual art complemented by sound and film. Electronic music composer Mark Templeton curated the collection, titled VARIATIONS, showing at the Arts Commons Gallery of Alberta Media Arts until August 31. “I just…

Visceral soundscape to fill Calgary’s +15 spaces

By Rachel Woodward, May 19 2016 — Michael Trommer, a Toronto-based sound and video artist, will showcase his new sonic art installment, Spectral Sound System, in the +15s surrounding the Alberta Theatre Projects building until the end of August. Initially working with video, Trommer quickly became interested in the way sound can have a profound…

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