A design exhibition that dives deep into the role prototyping plays on developing a concept.
Prototypes follows five preeminent Vancouver-based designers - uncovering the experiments, thinking, chaos and process involved in bringing ideas to (real) life.
The exhibition has 5 openings, including a student night (Tuesday Sept. 27th) welcoming students from architecture, fashion, industrial, graphic and interior design.
Saturday, Sept. 24
7pm - 11pm
Sunday, Sept. 25
12pm - 5pm
Tuesday, Sept. 27
6pm - 9pm
Friday, Sept. 30
7pm - 11pm
Saturday, Oct. 1
2pm - 7pm
Omer Arbel graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Architecture in 2000, and, after apprenticeships with Enric Miralles Benedetta Tagliabue and Patkau Architects, founded OAO in 2005. He is the recipient of various high profile awards, has served on numerous judging and advisory panels and has given lectures and tutorials at the University of British Columbia School of Architecture and at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design.
Erica Mattson, Publicist
We gratefully acknowledge the invaluable contributions of the many individuals and business who made this possible: Omer Arbel, Niels Bendtsen, David Battersby, Heather Howat, Barnaby Killam, Stuart Sproule and Lukas Peet for taking a chance on a new event, and exhibiting their inimitable works; Michael Wipf for his tireless efforts organizing and planning the event; Erica Mattson for skillfully promoting and publicizing; Mike Hart and Oikos Builders for construction and fabrication; Downtown Custom Metal Works for on-point metal fabrication; AdPoint Sign for exhibition graphics; Whites for generously donating rigging and lighting; Darren Anderson for electrical work; Los Beans for providing coffee and equipment, Vanessa Richmond for her writing, Steven Cox for being a dude and to Grolsch for supplying beer. We like beer.
A special thanks goes out to all our volunteers and the Burnkit team who enthusiastically and generously contributed their time and effort towards making this event a success.
Prototypes gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our sponsors.