Althea Thauberger (born in 1970, Saskatoon, Canada) is an artist and filmmaker whose work seeks to contribute to experimental and collaborative social documentary practices. Her place-based projects consistently involve a community of articulation and awareness around issues disclosed and discovered through collective research. She lives and works in xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh and səl̓ílwətaʔɬ / Tsleil-Waututh Nation territory (Vancouver) and teaches visual art and theory at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Location: Small Arms Inspection Building (2019)
Thauberger + Kite’s installation Call to Arms features audio and video recordings of their rehearsals with Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) York band in advance of a live performance of four musical scores by Kite during the Biennial’s opening weekend in addition to the band’s own repertoire. Boasting the country’s…
Location: HMCS York
As part of the Biennial’s launch, in collaboration with Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship HMCS York, four musical scores by Kite will be performed along with the band’s own repertoire. Boasting the country’s only conch shell sextet, the Navy band will perform inside the Navy’s drill hall, a “stone ship” a…