Time-Lapse: Posthumous Conversations — A Geoff McMurchy Retrospective

October 29th – December 1st

Opening Reception | Thu Oct 29th | 5 pm – 8 pm

A memorial exhibition of visual art by Geoff McMurchy, a storm force fag who blew open disability art in Canada and whose legacy includes a generation of disabled artists who thrived under his mentorship. Curated by Yuri Arajs, SD Holman and Persimmon Blackbridge in partnership with Kickstart and All Souls at Mountainview Cemetery.

Time-Lapse events:

Opening Reception
Thu Oct 29th | 5 pm – 8 pm

Curator Brunch Online Talk
Sat Nov 7th | 12 pm – 1 pm

Curator Tours
Thu Nov 12th | 4 pm – 8 pm & Sat Nov 21st | 1 pm – 5 pm

Closing Reception
A Day Without Art | Tue Dec 1st | 12 pm – 6 pm

Timed-entry appointments to visit the exhibition can be made in advance through Square. Drop-ins are welcome, but please give us a call at 604-200-6661 when you arrive at the gallery to ensure we can accommodate your visit. 

Tickets for Time-Lapse special events (Opening & Closing Receptions, Curator Online Talk and Guided Curator Tours) must be reserved through Eventbrite

Use the quick link buttons on this post to navigate to our booking sites. 

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SUM gallery is Canada’s only queer mandated visual art gallery and one of only a few worldwide. SUM produces, presents and exhibits with a curatorial vision favouring challenging, thought-provoking multidisciplinary work that pushes boundaries and initiates dialogue. SUM brings diverse communities together to support artistic risk-taking, incite creative collaboration and experimentation and celebrate the rich heritage of queer artists and art.

Storytelling & Poetry Writing Workshop with jaye simpson

Starting Jan 30th at Mt Pleasant Community Centre

Presented by Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation Queer Arts Festival TGD2S Inclusion Committee

Hone your poetry, prose and essay skills with workshops facilitated by jaye simpson. These workshops strive to engage in the power of developing one’s voice and narrative while rejecting the assigned script we are given in society. While focusing on tone, rhythm and pace, jaye hopes to guide writers with prompts, editing exercises and practice readings. This series asks you to investigate the stories that inspire you and the people behind them while also asking what.

Jan 30th Week One: Introductions // Editing Tips, Tricks & Hacks // Poetry Prompt

Feb 13th Week Two: Poetry Prompt Feedback // Spoken Word & Voice // Spoken Word Prompt

Feb 27 Week Three: Practice Reading/Spoken Word Feedback // Prose & Personal Narrative, Prose Prompt