KHAN LEE in conversation with BARBARA COLE at the VANCOUVER ART GALLERY
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 22nd
7:00 – 9:00 pm
Gallery, Courtroom 302
3rd floor, Annex Building
Free for members or with Gallery Admission
from the Vancouver Art Gallery website:
In this talk, artist Khan Lee discusses making art for public spaces with curator and public art consultant Barbara Cole. Their conversation will consider Lee’s practice, looking at examples of his work with the artist collective Instant Coffee, his new installation Red, Green and Blue at Offsite, and a recent land art installation in Japan. Lee and Cole will also reflect on recent developments in public art in Vancouver and share their thoughts on the challenges and opportunities of exhibiting contemporary art in shared social spaces.
KHAN LEE produces sculpture, video, installation and performance works, which frequently draw on everyday objects and situations. In recent years, the artist has also created a number of public artworks. Red, Green and Blue is a site-specific installation at Vancouver Art Gallery’s Offsite space, which proposes a field of fabricated organic forms and filtered light.
BARBARA COLE is a member Other Sights for Artists Projects, a collective of Vancouver-based individuals with expertise in curating, project management, presentation, delivery and promotion of temporary art projects in public spaces.
Red, Green, Blue, 2016 (detail)
Maquette for site-specific installation at Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite
Photo: Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery