Artist Talk "Algorithmic Allegories" with JG Mair, Tuesday, 21 February at 2 pm

Please join visual and media artist JG Mair for a discussion about his art practice and experiences as a collaborative participant in the Ars Scientia residency at UBC. As part of his talk, Mair will present one of his major works, Chroma Chamber, a web-based new media art installation that investigates human expectations of vision and machine algorithms by programmatically collating real-time Google image results to surround the viewer with the distilled colour of the words they speak.

Residency: Ars Scientia at UBC

jg mair invited to participate in the residency Ars Scientia, a tripartite partnership between UBC’s Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (Blusson QMI), the Department of Physics and Astronomy and The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, presents an opportunity to foster new modes of knowledge exchange across the arts, sciences and their pedagogies.

Solo exhibition announcement: "Chroma Chamber: An Outdoor Presentation"

Chroma Chamber is an interactive installation from JG Mair that investigates human expectations of vision & machine algorithms. Real-time Google image results are collated by programming to surround the viewer with the distilled colour of the words they speak. Curated by April Thompson.

August 15-22/Opening March 13, 8:30-9:30pm

Cineworks Annex Space (235 Alexander Street, Vancouver BC)

jg mair solo exhibition - "Disassembler"

'Disassembler' comprises paintings, bas-relief and web-based works. The familiar veers sharply toward the idiosyncratic as commonplace objects become reframed within the context of surveillance and data collection inherently found within hierarchical structures.

Nov 22 - Jan 3
Opening Reception Nov 22, 6-8pm

Chernoff Fine Art (265 E. 2nd Ave, Vancouver BC)

Presentation- Science Fictions for the Robot Class

Please join jg mair for an evening brought to you by XOX Labs exploring artists who deal with new sciences and technologies in rethinking contemporary knowledge. New media art, tech art, net art, video art, performance - the intersection of these works create a critical picture on technoscientific culture and practice.

Open Science Network

Exhibition announcement: "Utopian Dystopia"

Please join jg mair at his solo exhibition "Utopian Dystopia", which marks an evolution of the artist's interest in themes of control and the management of information, data and resources.

September 10 - October 24 / Opening Reception September 17, 7:30pm
Robert Lynds Gallery (1639 West 3rd Avenue, Vancouver BC)

jg mair in BLOOM, Nikkei National Museum

From folk art to custom creations - the Nikkei National Museum is pleased to present 100 artist-designed daruma for a special show and silent auction.

This is the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre's 6th annual Bloom Art Auction. Visitors have the opportunity to bid on these beautifully creative daruma, with all the proceeds supporting quality museum exhibits, programs, education and special events related to Japanese Canadian history, culture and art. Hosted by CBC's Margaret Gallagher, the event will be held on Saturday, May 24 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm at the Nikkei Centre.

jg mair solo exhibition: site[d]

Robert Lynds Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of site[d], an exhibition of recent works by JG Mair.

Please join us next Saturday, March 8th at 2pm for the artist reception. Exhibition runs until April 12th. Curated by Michael Bjornson.

'keyboard' by jg mair

Announcing the online debut of the interactive digital art work from JG Mair viewable only on a smartphone:

'Keyboard', Mixed Media 2013

Programming by Bill Pettigrew.

jg mair in Japanese group exhibition

jg mair's piece entitled 'Keyboard' is featured in the san02 group exhibition "F**K Words" in Matsuyama Ehime, Japan.

Curated by Kyle Duske.

jg mair in group exhibition

Excuse Me, How Rude?! at Gallery Fukai features artwork that conceptually deals with content that is both hilarious and offensive.

A group exhibit with artwork from Christian Nicolay, Neal E Nolan, JG Mair, The Dark, Emma Lehto, Joel Rich, Sascha Yamashita, Daniel Giantomaso and Nathan Jones.

Opening reception Friday September 7th from 8pm onwards.

"Thought Control" exhibition announcement

Announcing the solo exhibition "Thought Control" featuring new works by JG Mair. Curated by Michael Schwartz.

Please join us for the opening reception on Thursday, May 17, 2012 8pm at Little Mountain Gallery in Vancouver!

For further viewing of the exhibition, Little Mountain Gallery will be open: T-F: 4-7 S/S: 12-7 until May 31.

jg mair in 10x10 IV

Gallery Fukai's 4th-annual show and sale, featuring 100 works by 10 artists- each contributing 10, 10x10 inch panels. The exhibit opens this Friday November 4th at 8pm and closes November 26th. Scheduled walk-in days will be posted. Gallery Fukai, 602 East Hastings, Vancouver, BC.

jg mair selected works in "Typecast"

Opening Reception: Aug 25th 5pm - 10pm "Also Known As" Gallery, 220-314 W. Cordova St, Vancouver BC

Typecast: A Group Exhibition that represents the relationship between typography and its identity within design, art and visual spaces. Presented by alsoKNOWNas (click 'SUMMER').

Hope to see you there!

jg mair in exhibition: "Overheard over There"

Announcing the 2-person exhibition: "Overheard over There", featuring Jeff Mair and Ben Skinner. Please join us at Kafka's for the opening reception this Friday, April 29 from 8PM to 11PM, 2525 Main St, Vancouver, BC.

"RELEASE/AFTERSHOCK" exhibition announcement

Announcing the exhibition of "RELEASE / AFTERSHOCK", the new series from Jeff Mair. Please join us at Gallery FUKAI (formerly Atsui) for the opening reception this Friday February 4th from 8pm onward. Jeff's first solo exhibit will run until February 26th 2011. Please check the Gallery Fukai group on Facebook, or follow Twitter (@GalleryFukai) for the postings of scheduled walk-in hours.

jg mair in 10x10

Gallery Atsui's third-annual show and sale, featuring 100 works by 10 artists- each contributing 10, 10x10 inch panels. Walk-in hours are every Saturday in November from 2-4 pm as well as for the East Side Culture Crawl on November 25th 6-10 pm, 26th 10-6 pm & 27th 12-6 pm. Gallery Atsui, 602 East Hastings, Vancouver, BC

jg mair at the "Knock your socks off" art party

Please join Jeff and other artists at Box Studios, October 17th, Saturday night. Jeff will be showing one piece from his "Urbatory" series. Painters, photographers, mixed-media. Music: RICCO * NUTTY BEARPAWS * CHEEKY DISCO 8pm to 1am 1622 Franklin St. (Between Woodland & Commercial Dr) Proceeds from the night going to: Caleb's Hope.

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