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  • PUBLISHED on November 13, 2014

Myriam Bleau, Soft Revolvers, 2014. (photo: Reilly Forbes) Sounds Like is an annual audio art festival based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Started in 2011 by AKA artist-run, it quickly expanded to a three-fold partnership between PAVED Arts, a Saskatoon media based artist-run gallery and production centre and Holophon, a non-profit organization that seeks to unite communities using sound as an […]

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  • PUBLISHED on October 20, 2013

Hazel Meyer Residency and Exhibition INTESTINAL ANARCHY! October 28th to November 29th, 2013 Reception November 1st, with an artist talk at 7 PM and reception (with a special DJ performance by Hazel) to follow. Working with the form of the suffrage and union banner–a graphic combination of image, text, scale and urgency, the exhibition Intestinal […]

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  • PUBLISHED on October 18, 2013

otē nīkān misiwē askīhk – Here On Future Earth (Amber Motors) Joi Arcand Billboard Project December 2013 to February 2014 Imagining or visioning is the first step in creating strategies of transformation and change.  Contemporary artists like Joi Arcand not only visually counter particular colonial histories and current realities she also imagines a future post-colonial […]

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  • PUBLISHED on September 13, 2013

Laura St. Pierre Urban Vernacular : Residency & Billboard Project Residency: February 19th to 28Th Opening Reception for Billboard Project: March 1st, @ 7 PM 2013 Urban Vernacular is an ongoing project that imagines a series of cobbled together dwellings located on the fringes of urban spaces. Plastic bags, deli containers, Styrofoam packaging – the […]

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  • PUBLISHED on July 29, 2013

Melanie Colosimo / Structure and Jordan Schwab  / built to spec September 13th to October 19th, 2013 Images from the exhibition can be seen here.   Jordan Schwab, originally from Prince George, BC, holds a BFA from Thompson Rivers University (2005), and received his MFA from the University of Saskatchewan (2009). His work has been exhibited […]

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  • PUBLISHED on July 09, 2013

  Sounds Like Audio Art Festival III July 24 to 26, 2013 Sounds Like III Performances can be viewed here: Documentation courtesy PAVED arts and Reilly Forbes   PRESERVES A screening and live sound performance staged at the Roxy Cinema Gary Mentanko (Dublin, Ireland) Gary Mentanko is a Dublin, Ireland based sound artist working […]

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  • PUBLISHED on June 22, 2013

Judy Chartrand 1999 – 2013 curated by Mary Longman June 7th to July 19th, 2013 Opening Reception and Curator’s talk: June 7th, @ 8PM Manitoba Cree artist, Judy Chartrand, is a political activist who poignantly and humorously confronts neo-colonial issues of racism and stereotypes while adding authenticity to contemporary Indigenous identity and the harsh realities […]

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  • PUBLISHED on June 19, 2013

aka is taking the annual members ARTwalk to a whole new level. This year aka invited members to do panoramic prints! These 1 x 4’ panoramic prints were displayed in windows of various sites along 20th Street in the Riversdale Cultural Corridor. They’ll be on display for the first week of July, and may even be […]

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  • PUBLISHED on June 16, 2013

aka gallery is proud to present Street Meet: Saskatoon’s 1st Annual Street, Public and Graffiti Art Festival, a three-day summer festival celebrating new, contemporary public art. We’ve all driven, cycled or walked past Saskatoon’s wide array of public art, and it may have shaped our ideas of public art. Many of us expect it to […]

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  • PUBLISHED on June 14, 2013

Street Meet Featured Artworks   Concrete Slab, by Corey Bulpitt Located on the back wall of aka gallery, “The Concrete Slab” was initially conceived of as a rotating space for commissioned graffiti art.  Now that we’ve commissioned Haida graffiti artist Corey Bulpitt currently featured in the nationally touring “Beat Nation: Art, Hip Hop and Aboriginal […]

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