The UBC Ars Scientia research cluster launched a collaborative residency program in 2021, bringing together artists and physicists to interrogate the intersections of art and science. Please join jg mair for the research symposium, encou(n)ters to learn more about residency experiences and engage in interdisciplinary discussions with our participating artists and physicist investigators.
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.
jg mair invited to participate in the Ars Scientia joint residency with writer Timothy Taylor. Fusing the praxes of arts and science in the emergent fields of interdisciplinary research, 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.
In Victoria during the month of September drop by the
Ministry of Casual Living Window Gallery for the jg mair exhibition of "Keyboard 2.0".
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, 8:30-9:30pmCineworks Annex Space (235 Alexander Street, Vancouver BC)
Louisiana State University Digital Media Arts and Engineering in Baton Rouge welcomes Jeff Mair to Redstick Pro-Am Digital Jam.
'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)
Visit ONE AND J. +1 Gallery in Seoul, S. Korea, March 24 for Instant Coffee's Pink Noise Popup 3pm. Spirits and screenings of 2 videos: "Smoke is Static" by Instant Coffee and "Causalities(Shadflies)" by jg mair.
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.
Join us for an evening with current RAC artist in residence, JG Mair. Learn about his career, work and travels.
jg mair has been invited to participate in the International Artists Residency Program at Kansas City Artists Coalition in Kansas, City USA
jg mair is pleased to be participating in the artist collective Instant Coffee's Sculpture Picnic at Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC.
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)
The virtual art work "Keyboard" by JG Mair now available on latest smartphones and operating systems.
'Keyboard', Mixed Media 2013
Programming by Bill Pettigrew.
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.
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.
JG Mair accepted into Visual Artist in Residency at Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta. Late fall session, 2013.
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's piece entitled 'Keyboard' is featured in the san02 group exhibition "F**K Words" in Matsuyama Ehime, Japan.
Curated by Kyle Duske.
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.
Hosting artists and holding receptions of their work on a rotating monthly schedule beginning with Vancouver artist Jeff Mair.
Opening Reception July 14, 2012 6-10pm Morning Bay Winery, Pender Island BC. Drop on by!
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.
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.
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!
Announcing an online-exclusive art work from Jeff Mair. Click here to view
Programming by B Pettigrew
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.
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.
Newly added: the kootenai series.
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
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.
Check out this week's Visual Arts Reviews by Robin Laurence.
Just added, the JG Mair Facebook page.
A new teaser video is now available for Jeff's upcoming series entitled "Release/Aftershock".
Opening Reception: Sept 11, 2009 - 8 p.m. Dates of Exhibition: Sept 11 to Oct 3, 2009
Gallery Atsui, 602 East Hastings, Vancouver, BC
Hope to see you there!
Jeff has been selected to appear in the group show entitled "Between the Lines" at Gallery Atsui in Vancouver, B.C. Please stay tuned for more details!
jgmair now has a profile on Saatchi online.
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