Vlad Smolkin’s work is generally concerned with the changing identities of objects across time. For Smolkin, the implications of a given material have to do not only with its physical properties or even its practical use in the world, but also with its historical provenance and exchange value.
Zuzia Juszkiewicz is a multidisciplinary visual artist who was born in Gdansk, raised in Poland, South Africa, New Zealand and Canada.
She holds a BA in Visual Arts (Emily Carr) and Human Geography (UBC).
Her practice revolves around topics of ‘encounter’ in forms of sound, text, cartography and painting.
Since 2008 she has illustrated for the Vancouver’s International Fringe Festival.
She is also an active designer who works with artists and institutions throughout Vancouver.