This lively community outdoor event will include Artisan and Craft Vendors, records (new and used vinyl), live music; Acab Rocky, Cleopatra + The Nile, David P. Smith, mural painting,food trucks, beer garden, taro card reading, portrait drawing, collage making, a magic show and more.
In conjunction with the Art Fare and Carnivale will be the opening reception for an art exhibition in the Slide Room Gallery curated by Laura Gildner: "Consumed". An exhibit examining contemporary intersections and interrelationships between consumption and popular culture featuring painting, photography, sculpture and video art by artists from Ottawa, Montreal, San Francisco, Vancouver and Victoria.
Curator's Talk, September 26 at 6:00 pm
"Consumed" continues to October 26
Slide Room Gallery
2549 Quadra Street
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ACAB Rocky (noise-rock/post-ironic swag thrash)
ACAB Rocky is a noise/indie rock project with folk influences from Victoria BC.
The two current members, Sam Wells- vocals/guitar and Oliver Hollingshead- drums, have released two EP's, "disgusting" and "orchard", as well as their recent full length "sara". more info
David P. Smith (Style: Ish)
David P. Smith is a multi-disciplinary artist who jumped from visual art, Dadaist performances, and slam style poetry into the Victoria (Canada) musical scene with the irreverent hillbilly punk band The Dogbreath Brothers. He is a dynamic performer and an unflinchingly original songwriter who in the past 18 years has released six full length recor... more info
The Great Giffoni Magic Show (Magic)
David Gifford is renowned for his musically-accompanied magic performances that appeal to audiences ranging from the enthusiastic and curious to the sceptical. Gifford is a visual art educator at the University of Victoria and is also a Canada Council for the Arts award recipient and co-founder of the Ministry of Casual Living artist-run centre. more info