art in the streets

art in the streets

Available on DVD

Art in the Streets examines the dynamics of public art in the urban landscape.

Canoe

Canoe

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The barely visible canoeist melds with the moving water and sky.

GENERAL IDEA: Art, AIDS, and the fin de siècle

GENERAL IDEA: Art, AIDS, and the fin de siècle

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

A documentary tracing the prolific career and impact on contemporary art by three young, gay artists who formed the General Idea collective in Toronto in 1969.

IN THE MONUMENT

IN THE MONUMENT

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IN THE MONUMENT explores the evolution of Holocaust commemoration and monument building in the last 70 years. Presenting six shortlisted finalists for the design competition to build the Canadian National Holocaust Monument in Ottawa, the film examines the roles of Holocaust commemoration in the 21st century and of public art in preserving history for the future. 

The Making of a Haida Totem Pole

The Making of a Haida Totem Pole

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

Portrait of Haida artist Don Yeomans as he carves a totem pole for YVR. Yeomans explains his ideas about art and why he is moving away from some of the traditional conventions of Haida art.

Marker of Change: The Story of the Womens Monument

Marker of Change: The Story of the Women's Monument

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This powerful documentary follows the seven-year struggle in Vancouver, British Columbia, to create the controversial Women's Monument in the wake of the massacre of 14 women at L'école polytechnique in Montréal.

Noel Harding • The Artists Life (Series 1)

Noel Harding • The Artist's Life (Series 1)

Available on DVDContains Closed Captioning

This episode of The Artist's Life profiles installation artist, Noel Harding.

Public Art, Private Views: Exploring Art in Public Spaces

Public Art, Private Views: Exploring Art in Public Spaces

Available on DVD

Public Art Private Views is an exploration of art in the public realm--how it gets there, how it's made, and the role art plays in creating communities in urban environments.