“Anthropocene; The Present I” - A Solo Exhibition Featuring: Contemporary Artworks from Canada Advocating for Change
GALLERY 1515 and Allison Thompson Art and Interiors are hosting the exhibition, “Anthropocene; The Present I”, featuring a new series of photographic works by Vancouver artist Desirée Patterson who explores issues of sustainability and environmental awareness. The exhibition opens April 5th and runs until April 25th, 2019 at Gallery 1515 (1515 West 7th Avenue) in Vancouver, Monday to Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. All works will be available for purchase.
* Public Opening Night Reception: April 5, 2019, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
* Climate Day Artist Talk: April 11, 2019, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
* Ocean Day Artist Talk: April 18, 2019, 6:00 - 9:00 pm
* Gallery hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
CO OP RADIO INTERVIEW APRIL 15, 2019
Interview of Allison Thompson Art and Interiors artist Desirée Patterson with Sarvenaz Amanat on 100.5fm, Co-op Radio. In this interview and video clip Desirée Patterson, Sarvenaz Amanat and Allison Thompson discuss the “Anthropocene; Present I” Exhibition that Allison Thompson Art and Interiors curated in collaboration with gallery1515 and the associated events with the exhibition. The interview discusses Canada's lack of environmental legislation; specifically the right to clean air, fresh water and healthy soil. It also touches on topics of climate change and ocean conservation.