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Fall Fume Arrow Climber

UWHAH spent the winter working on their rural barn-studio while mulling over four ‘things’ submitted to them, by request, by four curators. The resulting four sculptural works that comprise Fall Fume Arrow Climber are elegant solutions to the complex problem … Continue reading

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Epic Portage (Luggage Canoe)

UWHAH altered this canoe so it could be disassemble into pieces that nest inside one another until it is the size of two pieces of airline luggage. Displayed vertically, this voluminous, curved sculpture reveals that its form was derived from its function. … Continue reading

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Ginger Goodwin Way

UWHAH created these works specifically for the Ginger Goodwin Way group exhibition. Taking a cue from the most recent contestation in the saga of Ginger Goodwin, who inspired the first General Strike in Canada, they brought a highway and a … Continue reading

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UWHAH Launch

UWHAH created three new sculptural works to contextualize their work Kneeling Reprise (Chairs) and accommodate the launch of their book UWHAH. Challenging themselves to work site-specifically in a commercial gallery, the exhibition was based off the gallerist’s request to exhibit … Continue reading

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Lobby Finale: Kneeling Reprise

After two years of facilitating site-specific exhibitions in the run-down lobby of a hotel in Vancouver’s impoverished Downtown Eastside, UWHAH decided to use the exhibition wall itself to convey their resignation in from the project. Overlapping Christmas displays, alcohol regulations, … Continue reading

GRANDSTAND

Grandstand

For the group exhibition Welcome, curated by Leif Hall in and around a house, UWHAH used a found bleacher to put the audience on display. Those taking the comfort of seating and shelter from the rain also had the lighting dragon … Continue reading