Arcadian Traffic

Atkins, Terryl. Arcadian Traffic. Kamloops, BC: Arnica Artist-Run Centre, 2015.

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Abstract (English)

" Brandoli’s work critiques the dissonance and distortions that occur within spaces of colonial architecture and cultural institutions as they intersect with capitalist and socio-political agendas. Following the 2008 collapse in the economy Brandoli investigated the use of three CPR hotels as opulent historically compressed backdrops for corporate posturing – the Banff Springs Hotel, Chateau Lake Louise and the Royal York in Toronto – where, like Philips’ theory on souvenirs or Broodthaer’s on museums, traditional First Nations cultural signs become conflated with the trappings of haute couture intended for high end Euro-consumption and corporate conference presentation screens occlude an admixture of historical Canadian-ness. " -- Publisher's website.

Types: Brochures, booklets, leaflets, pamphlets
All Contributors: Atkins, Terryl (Author)
Dossier: 410 - BRANDOLI, ALAN
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Kamloops, BC: Arnica Artist-Run Centre
Artists: Brandoli, Alan
Event Title: Arcadian Traffic
Type: Exhibition
Location: Arnica Artist-Run Centre (Kamloops, BC)
Dates: 16 October - 12 December 2015
Keywords: ARCHITECTURE; COLONIALISM; HERITAGE; AUTHORITY; VICTORIAN
Copyright Statement: Arnica Artist-Run Centre
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Deposited by: Artexte Stagiaire
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2022 16:36
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2022 17:43
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/33541
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