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Below is a selected / curated curriculum vitae of Ben Z Cooper and Stuart Ward. For a full list of exhibitions, please contact us directly.

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Divine Lights: Collective Unconscious – Places des Arts, Coquitlam, BC, Canada

2013 Illuminating Port Coquitlam Centennial Exhibit – City of Port Coquitlam BC, Canada (Publicly Funded)

2013-2017 Sakura Illumination Tour – Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, Canada (Publicly Funded)

2008 Video Installation for Cirque Culinaire, The Peninsula Hotel, Tokyo, Japan (Sponsor: Dom Perignon Rosé)

 

Group Exhibitions

2016 The Limitation of Words to Describe Feelings – Lumiere Festival, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2016 Divine Lights – Light It Up, Arnica Gallery, Kamloops, BC, Canada

2015 Geometric Towers – Escapade Music Festival, Ottawa, ON, Canada (Sponsor: Heineken)

2015 I’ve Been Framed – Back Alley Arts, CBC Studios, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2014 Voicebergs – Festival of Lights, VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, Canada (Publicly Funded)

2014 Divine Lights – eatART, East Side Culture Crawl, Vancouver, Canada

2014 Bottle Whirlpools – Maker Fest, 99 Sudbury, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

2014 Stained Glass & Moshi Moshi – We’re Here, MakerLabs, Vancouver, BC Canada

2014 Shoumei – Maker Fest, Vancouver, Canada (Sponsor: Absolut Vodka)

2014 Hexastar Interactive – VIVO Media Arts Open House, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 Panos – Entanglement, East Studios, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 Lab Art Show – Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 CARDED! art show – Hot Art Wet City Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 Hexahedral Mapping – VIVO Media Arts, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2012 Alberta Windfarm – Art With Energy, Center for Digital Media, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2012 Moving Forward – Zushi Media Arts Festival, Japan

2012 WORKlife – XYBOOM Conference, Roundhouse, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2011 Frontier Installation – TEDxVancouver, MacMillan Space Centre, Canada

2011 Regenerate – Great Northern Way Campus, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2011 Yaletown Projection Mapping – Yaletown Illuminate, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2010 Hanami Installation – XEX Atago, Tokyo, Japan

2009 35 Million Stories – Tokyo section – Pret-a-Porter salon, Paris, France

2008 The American Dream – Video Installation – Akagi Onsen, Gunma, Japan (Sponsor: Vorski Imagineering)

2008 Projections on a Hemispherical Mirror – Mount Fuji, Japan

 

Live Performance

2015 Stage Design & Live Video Performance – Motion Notion Music & Arts Festival, Golden, BC, Canada

2015 InterArts Performance – Sakura Illumination – Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, Vancouver, BC Canada (Publicly Funded)

2014 Live Video Performance – Clarence Ruth fashion show, Shanghai, China

2014 InterArts Performance with Arts Umbrella – Vancouver Awards of Excellence, Playhouse Theatre, Vancouver, BC, Canada (Publicly Funded)

2014 InterArts Performance – Sakura Illumination – Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, Sunset Beach Park, Vancouver, BC, Canada (Publicly Funded)

2013 Stage Design & Live Video Performance – Park Hyatt, Shanghai, China

2013 Live Video Performance & Projection Mapping  – Harrison Hot Springs, BC, Canada (Sponsor: Hootsuite)

2013 Projection Mapping on Dress – Art For Life, CBC Studios, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 Live Video Performance & Projection Mapping – Touch, Library Square, VPL, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 Live Video Performance & Projection Mapping – FUSE, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada (Publicly Funded)

2013 Stage Design, Live Video Performance & Projection Mapping – Yumi Katsura TBC, Tokyo, Japan

2012 Projection mapping at Gonpachi – BlackList NYE, Tokyo, Japan

2012 Pop & Op video installation for Art For Life – CBC Studios Vancouver, Canada

2012 Projection of Lost Souls – Parade of Lost Souls, Vancouver, Canada

2012 InterArts Performance with Goh Ballet Academy, SKLA & Organist – TEDxVancouver, BC, Canada

2012 Live Video Performance – Motion Notion music and arts festival, Golden, BC, Canada

2012 Stage Design, Live Video Performance & Projection Mapping – Yumi Katsura TBC, Tokyo, Japan

 

Curatorial Projects and Programming

2014 We’re Here, MakerLabs, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 Wavelength, Center for Digital Media, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2013 Breaker Faire, Vancouver Community Laboratory, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2011 Dr. Malabar’s Circus Spectacular, eatART lab, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2011 ContainR, Center for Digital Media, Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

Artist Talks

2015 HOT Talks – East Side Culture Crawl, Hot Art Wet City, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2015 “Scenius” – Guest lecturer, Centre for Digital Media, Vancouver, BC, Canada

2015 AIR Salon, Vancouver Arts Colloquium Society, Canada

 

Selected Press

2014 Voicebergs bring holiday joy to Vancouver’s Festival of Lights, by Thandi Fletchre, Metro

2014 We’re Here, live radio interview with Rick Cluff, Early Edition on CBC Radio, July 14th, 2014

2014 .GIF2 shows the Internet’s artistic side, By Jessica Brodeur, Beatroute

2013 FUSE at Vancouver Art Gallery, by Shawn Conner, Inside Vancouver

2013 Sakura Illumination Tour, live radio interview with Stephen Quinn, On The Coast on CBC Radio

2013 Vancouver Breaker Faire, by Almas Meherally, The Vancouver Sun

 

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