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Humour in Art

Man and a sign that says art or life


I love this photo, it's from an art exhibition about humour. How many of us can relate to this one?


"Laughter is universal, it is something that people in every culture can relate to. Humour, however, is socially specific". - Director Ralph Rugoff speaking about art exhibition titled Laughing in a Foreign Language at The Hayward Gallery.


Image source: Roi Vaara

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Artist in residence Rebecca Chaperon

Rebecca Chaperon is our Artist-in-Residence

With a compulsion to create unique visual stories, her paintings often follow the thread of a heroine's misadventures through a surreal landscape.

She's had the pleasure of teaching at Langara College and given community workshops on painting techniques with an emphasis on watercolour, oil and acrylic. She is a board member at the Grunt gallery.

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