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”

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”

Voxel Bridge Is Ready to Launch

The Launch of Voxel Bridge will take place this week. I wanted to give a preview of the art project that is being called “the epicenter of blockchain innovation”. As promised, the underside of the south end of Cambie Bridge has been transformed by artist Jessica Angel. Come join me under the Bridge. Description: Title:Continue reading “Voxel Bridge Is Ready to Launch”

Voxel Bridge: Summer 2021 – 2023

I first heard about Voxel Bridge in Summer 2020, when I walked under the south end of Cambie Street Bridge, past signage that promised a historic moment for Vancouver’s iconic Cambie Street Bridge. The Cambie Bridge of today is in its third iteration. The first Cambie Bridge opened in 1891.  It was a simple piled-timberContinue reading “Voxel Bridge: Summer 2021 – 2023”

Sunday Evening Reflection: Acoustic Anvil: A Small Weight to Forge the Sea

“Nothing endures but change.”Heraclitus Every city has its legends and histories. One of Vancouver’s legends happened in Leg-in-Boot Square, Vancouver 1887, when a human leg still strapped in a boot was reported to the local constabulary. July 2018, the “Acoustic Anvil: A Small Weight to Forge the Sea” gave a hearty nod to Leg-in-Boot square,Continue reading “Sunday Evening Reflection: Acoustic Anvil: A Small Weight to Forge the Sea”

The Unsolved Mystery of Leg-in-Boot

The year 1887. They found a human leg trapped in a boot. As the story is remembered, the leg washed up on the shore of False Creek. No one claimed it, even though it was prominently displayed in the local police station for all to view. No one showed up or even appeared to beContinue reading “The Unsolved Mystery of Leg-in-Boot”