Tuesday May 24th, 2022 48 hours in Vancouver: The ultimate guide for visitors (PHOTOS) Sheri Radford, Daily Hive,  May 20, 2022 Learn more Tuesday April 19th, 2022 Weaving Stories Amy Kenny | Yukon Arts Centre Learn more Friday April 1st, 2022 A look at Vancouver’s most thought-provoking public art Sarah Anderson, April 1/22 Learn more Monday February 28th, 2022 How do we deal with controversial monuments that are also part of Vancouver’s history? Gordon McIntyre | Vancouver Sun Learn more Thursday October 4th, 2018 Best of Vancouver – Best Surreal Setting for Art Patricia Piccinini's "Curious Imaginings" exhibition featured as The Georgia Straight's "Best Surreal Setting for Art" in its Best of Vancouver 2018 edition.     Learn more Tuesday September 25th, 2018 Art installation explores curious and complex relationship between humans and animals Hyperrealist installation Curious Imaginings is on display in a wing of the 105-year-old Patricia Hotel in Vancouver's Strathcona neighbourhood. Part of the Vancouver Biennale, some of the shocking yet fascinating sculptures of hybrid animals by Australian artist Patricia Piccinini include a humanoid beaver, a half-human/half-orangutan mother and a family of humanesque pigs. Piccinini says the sculptures say a lot about people's relationships to animals. "I think they're asking some very important questions like, what is our relationship to the nature that we're changing around us?" Piccinini told CBC's Margaret Gallagher.   Learn more Tuesday September 25th, 2018 Les curieuses créatures imaginées – ICI.Radio Canada A text by Richard Thériault Patricia Piccinini and her team worked for more than 18 months on the preparation of her exhibition Curious Imaginings presented as part of the Vancouver Bienniale. The Australian artist has been creating hyper-realist characters for years, all of which have undergone transformations. A work she describes as a dialogue with the audience on the themes of identity and tolerance. Learn more Wednesday September 12th, 2018 In Curious Imaginings, Patricia Piccinini’s beautiful mutants engage unexpected empathy She’s a mutant and a mistake. She is an aberration—a creature who falls somewhere between orangutan and human, a misguided DNA experiment. And yet you can see the beauty in her. You’re drawn to this orange-haired creature, with her gentle brown eyes. Learn more Wednesday September 12th, 2018 ART SEEN: How Patricia Piccinini’s transgenic ‘homeless’ creatures came to Vancouver Patricia Piccinini's hyperrealistic animal-human sculptures have found temporary resting space in rooms on the second floor of the Patricia Hotel. The art exhibition is curated by Marcello Dantas from the Vancouver Biennale. Learn more Tuesday September 11th, 2018 Patricia Piccinini’s creepy and curiously lifelike sculptures make themselves at home in Vancouver Intriguingly creepy, faintly terrifying, and freakishly lifelike, Patricia Piccinini’s surrealist works have landed in Vancouver—and trust us: they must be seen to be believed. Presented by the Vancouver Biennale as part of its 2018–2020 programming, the celebrated Australian artist’s human-animal sculptures are part of an exhibit entitled Curious Imaginings at the Downtown Eastside’s Patricia Hotel that runs from Friday (September 14) to December 15. There, visitors may explore 18 of the 105-year-old inn’s rooms, the majority of which have become home to at least one of Piccinini’s wild, life-size figures—each crafted to provoke a range of emotions from the viewer while raising questions about emerging biotechnology and ethics in genetic engineering. Learn more