Latitude 53 Blog

Latitude 53 is an artist-run centre in downtown Edmonton, AB, Canada. This blog includes information on our exhibitions, our video podcast, and more. Our purpose is to encourage contemporary artistic practices and to foster the development and exhibition of experimental art forms. Latitude 53 provides a forum for dialogue about contemporary art practices through exhibitions, performances, readings, seminars, workshops, and interpretive programming.

Recent Blog Posts

If you haven’t had a chance to see ‘Persistence Of...
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If you haven’t had a chance to see ‘Persistence Of Vision’ check out this beautiful video made by Brandon A. Dalmer.
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Pest Control: “Success!!!!” Two wooden folding chairs...
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Pest Control: “Success!!!!” Two wooden folding chairs sit abreast and encircled by a collection of six space heaters. An audience faces them, waiting. Kai Villneff and Sarah Ormandy—Pest Control—enter upstage left. They each turn on three heaters before taking their seats, Ormandy on o...
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Ivan Lupi “Bench” The whining buzz of...
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Ivan Lupi “Bench” The whining buzz of quivering needles penetrates the air. It reverberates in my skull someplace behind my eyes and between my ears. Meanwhile, fall leaves, impelled by a cool wind, skitter across the concrete in a staccato arrhythmic rush, and the warmish sun cuts between th...
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Here’s our interview with artist Brandon A. Dalmer about...
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Here’s our interview with artist Brandon A. Dalmer about...
Here’s our interview with artist Brandon A. Dalmer about his work Persistence of Vision. L53: Now being based in Toronto what made you want to exhibit in Edmonton again; why Latitude 53? BD: Edmonton is my home town, so it’s always nice to show things to your fam. When I was planning this ...
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Thanks to everyone who came to the opening of Brandon A. Dalmers...
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Thanks to everyone who came to the opening of Brandon A. Dalmers...
Thanks to everyone who came to the opening of Brandon A. Dalmers Persistence Of Vision, the Latitude Inviational and the student show Some Days Are Better Than Others. It was a great turn out! If you didn’t get a chance to see the work at the opening on Friday don’t panic, the work will be up unt...
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Join us on Saturday at 1pm with artist Brandon A. Dalmer as he...
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Join us on Saturday at 1pm with artist Brandon A. Dalmer as he...
Join us on Saturday at 1pm with artist Brandon A. Dalmer as he talks about his most recent work Persitence of Vision. This exhibition is a low-fi/sci-fi installation project rooted in syzygy, lunar cycles, cosmic alignment, hoaxes, mercerism and eusocial insects. The installation presents a serie...
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Hey everyone just a reminder that advance tickets for Schmoozy...
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Hey everyone just a reminder that advance tickets for Schmoozy...
Hey everyone just a reminder that advance tickets for Schmoozy closes at midnight tonight! You can save yourself $20 if you buy your tickets now! Tickets are only available for Latitude 53 members. If you’re not a member it’s not too late to sign up!
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Festival Animator Michael Woolley continues his reflections on...
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Festival Animator Michael Woolley continues his reflections on...
Festival Animator Michael Woolley continues his reflections on this September’s Visualeyez with Ray Fenwick’s “How to talk to plants”: Ray Fenwick is that human. He stands, hands clasped around the microphone he holds close to his mouth, staring at one of the houseplants sitting in front of h...
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The artwork for the Schmoozy silent auction, happening this...
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The artwork for the Schmoozy silent auction, happening this...
The artwork for the Schmoozy silent auction, happening this Saturday, is coming in. Check out our Instagram for lots of sneak peeks! Tickets are still available for Latitude 53 members. Not a member? It’s not too late to sign up. Pictured: “Forty six 58” by Alayne Spafford.
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Julianne Chapple: “Women Appear (and sometimes they learn how to disappear)”
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Julianne Chapple: “Women Appear (and sometimes they learn how to disappear)”: Julianne Chapple sits in the blue chair. But ‘sits’ isn’t the right word. Chapple is sprawled across the chair, her limbs hanging toward the floor, in a way that carefully toes the line between languid and luxuriatin...
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