Nuit Blanche at the WAG and William Kurelek opening, Oct 1 2011

Nuit Blanche 2011 at the Winnipeg Art Gallery

 

Leif is the official photographer for WAG events:

It’s an all-night pandemonium of arts and culture! 6pm, Saturday, October 1 to 6am Sunday October 2.

Free public opening of two exhibitions:

William Kurelek: The Messenger

and

Precise: Craft and Process

• Live bands on the roof including Mariachi Ghost
• ARTcadia–indie video game arcade programmed by mrghosty
•. A Very Nuit Blanche Film Night presented by the U of W Uniter.
• A new dance work by Jolene Baillie created just for Nuit Blanche
• GroundSwell presents Gyorgy Ligeti’s Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano
• Music in the galleries with the WSO String Quartet
• Flash mob with Miss Lyndsay Ladobruk

This is a big post.
There are 136 photos, so take your time.

 

Click here to see PDF

 

Click here to see PDF

 

Click here to see PDF

 

Michel St Hilaire sets up a colouring book style banner outside.

 Michel’s Website

The crowd crashing gates are set up outside the WAG

 

Marlon Wiebe and the Winnitron 1000 crew

 

The Volunteers get a pep talk in the WAG board room

 

The huge slab of stone rarely gets opened at the main entrance to the Winnipeg Art Gallery

 

 

Winnitron 1000 Arcade game!

 

Winnitron 1000 Arcade game!

 

 

Zander busks the cello outside the WAG before the real festivities begin

 

The kids think these things are interactive art sculptures. Probably.

 

Friends and Family of William Kurelek muse about the paintings

 

The William Kurelek exhibition 2011

 

 

Friends and Family of William Kurelek

 

William Kurelek "Manitoba Party"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Kear, Anna Wiebe and Pat Bovey

 

 

 

Stephen Borys

 

 

 

 

The exhibition is the result of a partnership between the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Hamilton, and the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

 

 

Kids love Super Mario NES

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Paskievich and friend

 

 

 

 

The awesome lamp in the WAG board room

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All shapes and sizes come out to play on Nuit Blanche

 

 

 

Landscape Synergy at Nuit Blanche, October 01, 2011, The Winnipeg Art Gallery 9pm-midnight, site specific work on the ramp at the gallery, a free culture days event choreography: Jolene Bailie dancers: Jolene Bailie, Branwyn Bundon, Krista Nicholson, Christie Peters, Tiffany Thomas

 

A new dance work by Jolene Baillie, Gear Shifting Performance created just for Nuit Blanche

 

 

 

 

 

 

Awesome CBC bag!

 

 

 

The leg patrol

 

The Manitoba Crafts Museum set up an Embroidery station

 

 

The WAG was packed!

 

chiptune music by Skot Deeming and Rylann Gimby

 

Murray Toews is one happy guy!

 

 

Anna Wiebe and her Mom

 

 

The Art is rapturous at the WAG!

 

 

 

Lindsay Wiebe and Jenny Henkelman

 

 

 

The Roof of the WAG was the cool hang out.

 

Jason Hasselmann and Ian Tizzard and some friends!

 

He is dubious about the art

 

Winnipeg's cool art kids

 

Myron is where the action is... at

 

Andrew Chipman and some sweeties

 

Pictoria Secrete and Gloria Booths spice up the place

 

Bike courier chic

 

 

mr ghosty spins the digital 8 bit virtual vinyl

 

the line up outside was getting rowdy

 

 

 

smoking cigarettes is cool

 

Rylaan Gimby

 

 

 

Miss Lindsay Ladobruk leads the Art Cheer Squad!

 

Nereo ll

 

 

The WSO quartet; Gwen Hoebig (violin), Karl Stobbe (violin), Dan Scholz (viola), Yuri Hooker (cello)

 

Steve Ackerman and friends

 

GroundSwell presents Gyorgy Ligeti’s Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano. Patricia Evans (horn), Donna Laube (piano), Rachel Moody (violin)

 

Rachel Moody, violin

 

GroundSwell presents Gyorgy Ligeti’s Trio for Horn, Violin and Piano, Winnipeg Art Gallery

 

 

 

At midnight, the line was around the whole building

 

Another famous Winnipegger. The old guy who dances around with a lot of energy. Last seen at the Folk Fest.

Gold Pants!

 

 

 

Warrne Carther and Sarah Lynne Otsuji

 

 

 

The videographer for the evening

 

Cash only. Drink tickets

 

 

Beards Beard Beards in Winnipeg

 

 

 

 

 

Mariachi Ghost

 

 

 

Mariachi Ghost

 

 

 

A girl dancing in the fountain

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Latest from 2011

Go to Top