Tag Archives: Samantha Knopp

March 15, 2011 Walking Home Projects’ Q&A at 221a A Participant’s Response

WHPender 2011 – Q&A with 221A Artist Run Centre By: Sam Knopp Walking Home Projects Q&A at 221A Artist Run Centre provided a unique opportunity to hear what young designers Brian McBay and Laura Kozak do, and more importantly for many students thinking about a future career, how they got there.  As an aspiring artist, […]

December 5th, 2010 Walking Home Projects presents Ken Lum Ghost walk in Chinatown

December 5th, 2010 Review By Samantha Knopp Today’s walk began with a large group gathered at the 221A Artist Run Centre for a rare opportunity to go for a walk with Ken Lum, one of Canada’s most internationally recognized contemporary artists. At home in Vancouver, Ken is most well-known for his numerous public artworks adorning […]

Purple City – A Little History of Vancouver’s Vault Lights

By Samantha Knopp If you walk around Vancouver’s older parts of town you might stumble upon some beautiful stretches of sidewalk where pieces of purple glass are embedded in the pavement. This is not just sidewalk décor, but rather an architectural system of lighting known as vault lights or sidewalk prisms. The glass tiles were […]