The Lady by Sculptor Myfanwy MacLeod

The Lady stands at the corner of Lonsdale and 13th in the heart of North Vancouver. Whenever I pass by this magnificent creature in bronze, I pause for a few minutes to read the plaque at her feet and say a few words of greeting. I mirror her gaze towards the Burrard Inlet and allowContinue reading “The Lady by Sculptor Myfanwy MacLeod”

Shimmer Time by Aliya Orr

“I hope the work inspires people to take a minute off their screens and to take in the world around them. The small details: subtle shifts of light, subtle shifts of colour. These small things that transform the world around us.” Artist Aliya Orr Shimmer Time,’ a 90-metre sculptural light artwork was unveiled at theContinue reading “Shimmer Time by Aliya Orr”

Last Light, 2019 by Kim Dorland

Over the past couple of weeks, the Olympic Village Skytrain Station, did not feature any murals. Usually there is an art project affixed to the glass windows that lead into the Station. Why were the windows without artwork, I wondered? I explored other Skytrain stations and found murals continued to showcase amazing artists. And then,Continue reading “Last Light, 2019 by Kim Dorland”

Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz

“Art does not solve problems but makes us aware of their existence. It opens our eyes to see and our brain to imagine.” Magdalena Abakanowicz. Over the years, I have walked with the Walking Figures and felt the presence of the sculptor who created them – Magdalena Abakanowicz. Situated near the busy Vancouver street cornerContinue reading “Walking Figures by Magdalena Abakanowicz”

Songs For The People

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper lived an extraordinary life during extraordinary times. Born in Baltimore in September 24, 1824 and orphaned at an early age, she was destined to become a prominent abolitionist, temperance and women’s suffrage activist. She used poetry to advocate for a compassionate society. “Songs for the People” speaks of embracing a spiritContinue reading “Songs For The People”

Voxel Bridge: Entering the World of Augmented Reality

We are living in a time of augmented reality, even though many of us, including me, do not have a full understanding of this technology. According to Investopedia, augmented reality (AR) is an enhanced version of the real physical world that is achieved through the use of digital visual elements, sound, or other sensory stimuliContinue reading “Voxel Bridge: Entering the World of Augmented Reality”