30 Aug

Letter to John Allemang

  December 11, 2015   Hi Gordon,   I’m writing a feature article for The Globe on the 100th anniversary of the Berlin/Kitchener name-change and wondered if there was CAFKAesque art angle I could exploit. I noticed a couple things on your site that pertained to a Berlin/Kitchener exchange (Rachele Viader Knowles) and the Kaiser Wilhelm project (Andrew Hunter). I’m trying to find the contemporary side of the Berlin tradition, so would love to get thoughts from you or anyone else with...

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05 Nov

Volunteers needed for Dylan Reibling's 24 HOUR DOLLY at NIGHTSHIFT, November 5 & 6

Dylan Reibling is looking for volunteers to help him with 24 HOUR DOLLY, which will be presented as part of Night\Shift, KW's annual nocturnal art crawl. Dylan grew up in the Region, is a former Christie/CAFKA Artist in Residence, and was a featured artist in CAFKA.14.   24 HOUR DOLLY will be a circular dolly track installed in the geometric centre of Kitchener City Hall and will run continuously for 24 straight hours.   Members of the public will be encouraged to take the stage and use it...

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Education Programs

03 Nov

Big Ideas in Art and Culture: Alexander Römer
7PM /// The Boarding House /// 6 Dublin Street, Guelph, ON

Alex Römer (Berlin) is an architect and carpenter who founded the creative network constructLab to design and build both ephemeral and permanent site specific projects. Unlike the conventional architectural process in which the architect designs and the builder builds, in constructLab a project's conception and construction are brought together. The construction site is the context in which the project can be enriched by the intelligence of the builders' knowledge and the unexpected opportunities that...

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