Strategic Plan Represencing the Rural STRATEGIC PLAN NONNONMEDIA Return to Homepage Chilliwack Biennal The Strategic Plan Curators Dinner November

The Work of the Institute is structured as a series of curated projects that may range in duration from the length of a phonecall to several years. While some are based in established disiplinary practice, GICA encourages artists and curators to explore speculative and transdisciplinary approaches. To propose a project, please send an email and allow 2-3 weeks for a response.

Part II of the Strategic Plan Project

Communities are defined by their reaction to threats and opportuntities, and by their ability to distinguish one from the other. Cultural infrastructure  and desaster planning constitute such a pairing:Both require large investments on the grounds of presumed future benefits 7.9 (the title refers to both the anticipated geological event and the cost of the new Gabriola Arts & Desaster Response Complex) investigates how we come to know our minds when it comes to the dynamics of the megaproject in the context of a small community. 









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The Proposed Gabriola Interdiscipinary Art and Desaster Response Centre, . Estimated Cost: $ 7.9 Million. >> Click on image for more


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