HOLD FAST

August 13 - 16, 2015

HOLD FAST is a four-day celebration of contemporary art held each August in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. The festival is organized by Eastern Edge Gallery, the province’s first artist-run-centre. HOLD FAST is a maelstrom of creative energy. HOLD FAST is the anchor and the storm. Building on the energy of our previous festivals (formerly… Read More

Call for new Gallery Director

Our director, Chloe Lewis, together with her artistic collaborator Andrew Taggart, has been awarded the prestigious, year-long Canada Council for the Arts International Residency at the Künstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin! Congratulations to Chloe and Andrew! Chloe will be leaving her post at Eastern Edge on November 15th, and we are seeking a new Gallery Director… Read More

Jamie Ross and Jade Yumang

June 13 – July 22, 2015

Artists Jade Yumang (Vancouver/New York) and Jamie Ross (Montreal) present a two-part exhibition exploring queer form and ancestry. Read the exhibition essay by Sholem Krishtalka. Artist talk + Opening reception: June 13th at 7pm Facebook event here About the artists: Jamie Ross is a linguist, diviner and visual artist born above a buried river. His… Read More

Doubletake – Sarah Pupo & Kandis Friesen

May 2 – Jun. 8, 2015

Part residency, part studio, and part exhibition, doubletake is a live visual call and response between two animators, demystifying the animation process by allowing research, experimentation, and ‘finished’ work to coexist in a gallery setting. Come and visit Kandis and Sarah working live in the space throughout the month! See the Facebook event here for… Read More

It’s the media not you

April 17 - 28, 2015

It’s the media not you is a collaborative performance art research residency in which Icelandic artists Eva Ísleifsdóttir, Katrín I Jonsdottir Hjordisardottir, and Rakel McMahon collapse method and medium in Eastern Edge Gallery’s main space. Through performance itself, the artists investigate the use and effects of performance in both their individual and shared practices in… Read More