Alex Poruchnyk – A Talk About Building, Reconstructing, and Mending Narratives to Find a Hole in the Earth, a Mark in the Sky

March 11 2023 / 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Artist Alex Poruchnyk will join us via Zoom to speak about his work using scanning to create ‘3D portraits’.

This artist talk is part of the Don’t Know – Public Open Studio MakeArt + Talk on Saturday, March 11.

Free / Public / All Ages

Click here to watch the livestream recording.

The public is invited to DROP-IN at CVAG from 10AM – 5PM.

Onsite Facilitator — Julian Rendell from MakeItZone

Learn about the art of scanning and the software to prepare scans for 3D printing, laser cutting, or CNC creation. Materials are available at the gallery for visitors to try their hand at these processes.

All are welcome. Those under 15 or needing individual support must be accompanied by an adult care-person. Gallery staff are present to offer an orientation to the space and materials available.


Images: courtesy of the artist.

Alex Poruchnyk is an internationally renowned artist who has been working with video and installation since the 1970s. His last feature length video was exhibited and purchased by the Museum of Modern Art. More recently, his practice has focused on 3D printing and stereoscopy. Alongside this, Alex has taught video and sculpture at the University of Manitoba’s School of Art since 1989.

VUCAVU – Alex Poruchnyk