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Lori Victor receives the NBOG – Tontine award

:: Le français suit :: Nuit Blanche Ottawa + Gatineau is proud to announce that it has partnered with Ottawa’s Tontine Award in order to support and honor a female artist and her project for this year’s “HYPE” festival.   This… Continue reading

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By: Simon Fuh Based out of Ottawa, artist Cheryl Pagurek works across media, focusing mainly on photo and video-based art. Over the past two decades her work has been exhibited throughout Canada, including numerous artist-run-centres in Ottawa, Gatineau and Victoria, festivals… Continue reading

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A post by Kolby Kostyniuk: Alejandra Vera and Nuit Blanche Ottawa + Gatineau 2013

By: Kolby Kostyniuk For the viewer that takes out their phone to snap a pic, it’s unlikely that at the 2013 Nuit Blanche Ottawa + Gatineau (NBOG) they weren’t lit up by the giant lamp on William St. between York and… Continue reading

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The Birth and Death of Stars by Sanjeev Sivarulrasa

For Nuit Blanche Ottawa+Gatineau, Sanjeev Sivarulrasa will be showing his installation of six long-exposure astro-photographic works printed on aluminum. These images will depict star-birth and star-death regions of the night sky. The images are from Sivarulrasa’s visits to Eastern Ontario.… Continue reading

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Neon Forestation by O-Town Bombers

At night, nothing is more ignored than trees. For Nuit Blanche Ottawa-Gatineau, O-Town Bombers are going to change all that by bringing trees out of the shadows. For this project the group will be covering 18 trees with neon crochet.… Continue reading

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“Self-Reflection” by Luminartists

Technology is often characterized as cold and lonely, but when done right the thing we see as so un-human can actually have the opposite effect. In his work the artist Anthony Scavarelli, who completed his masters in Human-Computer Interaction at… Continue reading

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99 Red Beacons by Britta Evans-Fenton

Today’s widespread use of the Internet and evolving forms of digital and social media has allowed us to be constantly plugged into our various communicative devices. This dependence on the web has essentially blurred the lines between the individual and… Continue reading

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Firefly by Lumipendant

  Engineers have attempted to recreate animals through man-made objects for years, whether as bird-like flying machines or fly-sized surveillance camera’s (that also fly!). What about an exact replication of an animal? What if someone was to build a device mimicking a… Continue reading

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