FAÇADE FESTIVAL 2017 is a visually stunning week-long public art project and cultural event kicking off the fall season. From September 4th to September 10th, 2017, ten contemporary Canadian artists will spectacularly transform the Georgia Street façade of the Vancouver Art Gallery.
FAÇADE FESTIVAL 2017 presents ten strikingly innovative site-specific artworks to be projected directly onto the Georgia Street façade of the Vancouver Art Gallery’s iconic architecture. With its biggest lineup yet, FAÇADE FESTIVAL2017, showcases artists Diyan Achjadi, Fiona Ackerman, Scott Billings, Annie Briard, Shawn Hunt, James Nizam, Luke Ramsey, Evann Siebens, Ben Skinner, and Paul Wong.
Projections will take place from 7:30 PM to midnight between September 4th and September 10th. Works by two different artists will be premiered each night from September 4th to 8th, while on September 9th, the public will have the chance to discover all of the featured artists’ works. The Grand Finale event will take place on the evening of September 10th, kicking off at 7:30pm with a special projection-mapping presentation titled Contradistinction by Go2 Productions.