Call to Artists: The cREative Realm 2018

Blank Page Studio is seeking up to 6 individuals/artist teams for the 2018 spring/summer construction season to create a project or series of projects that activate the street level along the 17th Ave corridor. The cREative Realm 2018 spans 4 Street to 10 Street SW and will take place from May - November 2018.

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Daniel Kirk
CITY HIGH FORTUNE by: Laura Reid

A story of Calgary; a story of any city or any life. How can you reconcile the murky past with the murky present? Download each episode in the series and listen on the corner of Macleod Trail and 17th Avenue. This podcast is created by Laura Reid, Mark Limacher, and Matt Knapik - available at www.cityhighfortune.com. The first season of City High Fortune takes place on the 200 Block of 17th Avenue SE in Calgary, Alberta. For the best experience, bring your headphones and internet device to the block and locate the bronze markers set into the sidewalk. The tour begins at the marker S.1 E.1.

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Daniel Kirk
Kaleidoscope Eyes by: Rebecca Reid

We present to you in beautiful form the Project- Kaleidoscope Eyes as part of the cREative Realm Project featuring the visions of Rebecca Reid, Ryan Bourne and Randi Lee Ross in collaboration with Geometric Energy Corporation. Kaleidoscope Eyes is a project that will enhance and activate parts of 17th ave by the collaborative construction of a large scale Kaleidoscope. The Kaleidoscope experience will alter perception by utilizing visuals, music and immersive art making process. As well as a DIY make your own kaleidoscope workshop.

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Daniel Kirk
CONNECT by: Laura & Michael Hosaluk

CONNECT is a live woodturning furniture installation by Saskatchewan-based father/daughter artist duo Laura & Michael Hosaluk. The pair has set up a street level generator-powered workshop which includes a wood lathe, bandsaw, drill press, and 1512 lbs of yellow cedar material to be used in the public construction of a seating structure on 200 block of 17th Avenue from August 11-17, 2017. 

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Daniel Kirk
UNLOCK by: Joanne MacDonald

Unlock by is an installation inspired by the construction barriers along 17th Avenue and the common key. To me keys hold a memory or moment in time and when you look back on them that memory is unlocked. Anything from your diary, first bike lock, apartment key, car, job, house etc.

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Introducing the cREative Realm

In November 2015, Stantec Engineering approached Blank Page Studio to work with the City of Calgary's Transportation Infrastructure department. The idea was to develop a plan to integrate art projects into road reconstruction.

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Daniel Kirk