Xchanges Gallery and Studios

At 2333 Government Street, suite 6E (between Gregg’s Furniture on Government Street and the Dairy Queen on Douglas Street). For our full address and contact info, see the bottom of any of our webpages.


The Xchanges "Call for Gallery Submissions 2015"
(as a PDF)


September 2015 in our Gallery:

“Breaking Point”

Christopher Savage

This exhibition opens on Friday, Sep. 4th, 6:00 PM
Exhibition runs through Sunday, Sep. 20th, 2015
Gallery Hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 12 to 4 pm,
or by appointment.

Christopher Savage's recent work conveys, through a decorative aesthetic, a feeling of anxiety towards our relationship with the environment. The drawings and objects examine the paradox of progress and the temporality of how viewing resources as commodity disrupts the balance between human needs and our effect on the environment. Re-appropriating the style of blue and white delftware ceramics, Savage subverts the imagery of the classic Dutch, Chinese, and English designs to show dystopian scenes culled from the news, the internet, and his imagination, highlighting the growing disconnect.


New Studio, Member webpages!

Studio 07c, Gillian Redwood, and
member Sandra Levy

Thanks

Xchanges gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Capital Regional District Arts Committee through the municipalities of Victoria, Saanich, Oak Bay, Esquimalt, View Royal, Metchosin, Highlands, and Sidney.

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