Sticky Impulse: Sites & Sensibilities

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

ONLINE EXHIBIT: Sticky Impulse Archive Night

Sites & SensibilitiesJune 30 - July 14

To view: after 10am June 30

This month’s Sticky features two documentaries about Vancouver exhibitions that spoke to video art, site, and duration.

Luminous Sites [1986 60min.]Canadian video installations focusing on social forms of representation curated by Daina Augaitis (Western Front Gallery) and Karen Henry (Video Inn). Artists Tomiyo Sasaki, Barbara Steinman, Paul Wong, Ian Carr-Harris, David Tomas, Cornelia Wyngaarden, Max Dean, Kate Craig, Randy & Berenicci, Vera Frenkel.

FLV: Feature Length Video [1988 60min.]The first international festival to critically highlight the growing field of independently-produced feature length video, curated by Paul Wong and Karen Knights (Video In). Artists Rien Hagen (Netherlands), Bruce and Norman Yonemoto (US), Marusia Bociurkiw (Canada), Ira Cirka (US), Jonnie Turpie (England), Robert Morin (Quebec), Norman Cohen (Canada), Bill Viola (US).

Venue Accessibility

VIVO is located in the homelands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples in a warehouse space at 2625 Kaslo Street south of East Broadway at the end of E 10th. Transit line 9 stops at Kaslo Street on Broadway. From the bus stop, the path is paved, curbless, and on a slight decline. The closest skytrain station is Renfrew Station, which is three blocks south-east of VIVO and has an elevator. From there, the path is paved, curbless, and on a slight incline. There is parking available at VIVO, including wheelchair access parking. There is a bike rack at the entrance. The front entrance leads indoors to a set of 7 stairs to the lobby.

Wheelchair/Walker Access

A wheelchair ramp is located at the west side of the main entrance. The ramp has two runs: the first run is 20 feet long, and the second run is 26 feet. The ramp is 60 inches wide. The slope is 1:12. The ramp itself is concrete and has handrails on both sides. There is an outward swinging door (34 inch width) at the top of the ramp leading to a vestibule. A second outward swinging door (33 inch width) opens into the exhibition space. Buzzers and intercoms are located at both doors to notify staff during regular office hours or events to unlock the doors. Once unlocked, visitors can use automatic operators to open the doors.


There are two all-gender washrooms. One has a stall and is not wheelchair accessible. The other is a single room with a urinal and is wheelchair accessible: the door is 33 inches wide and inward swinging, without automation. The toilet has 11 inch clearance on the left side and a handrail.

To reach the bathrooms from the studio, exit through the double doors and proceed straight through the lobby and down the hall . Turn left, and the two bathrooms will be on your right side. The closest one has a stall and is not wheelchair accessible. The far bathroom is accessible.

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