#WIP (Work-In-Progress) is a series taking you behind the scenes to explore curatorial and education projects taking shape both inside and outside of the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria’s physical gallery spaces. In this podcast you will hear from artists, museum staff, community collaborators and even different hosts as you discover a range of experimental contemporary art practices and projects in process. This series is generously supported by a Canada Council for the Arts Digital Now Grant. Learn more at aggv.ca.


November 28, 2023 74 mins

In this podcast, the curators of the recent exhibition Symbiosis, Jaimie Isaac and Mel Granley, speak with a sample selection of participating artists from the show and explore resonant themes between works, and ideas around fungi and forest ecologies. The exhibition Symbiosis examined all things mycelial and boreal, with emphasis on climate action, Indigenous perspectives and knowledge, pop-culture, and multispecies futurities. Th...

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In this episode Marianne Nicolson, Gerry Ambers and Seneca Ambers share a glimpse into the layers of conversations that unfolded throughout the exhibition, Woven In: Indigenous Women's Activism and Media. This conversation, recorded in May 2023 near the closing of the show, reflects broadly on the intergenerational grassroots leadership and anticolonial organizing led by Indigenous women at the heart of Woven In. (Listen to Epi...

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In this episode we are joined by Tyrone Elliott, guest artist for the AGGV’s 2022 School Workshops series ― a partnership with the University of Victoria’s Indigenous Education Program. The 2022 workshops were inspired by our brand new Teacher Resource Guide, entitled Honouring, featuring artwork by three inspiring contemporary Indigenous artista, with cedar weaving activities facilitated by guest artist Tyrone Elliott.

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In this episode we will hear from Gerry Ambers, Marianne Nicolson and Siku Allooloo, the co-curators of the AGGV's exhibition, Woven In: Indigenous Women's Activism and Media. Joining the co-curators is Tania Willard, one of the contributing artists, Carmen Guerrero, a key activist connected to the show, and Toby Lawrence, one of the curators from Open Space Artist Run Centre, who supported the sister exhibition called Ti...

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February 23, 2023 28 mins

In this episode we are joined by local film and dance artist Kemi Craig — guest curator for AGGV's Blueprints for the Afrofuture programming series. In this episode Kemi Craig reflects on her collaborations with interdisciplinary Black artists and collectives from across BC (including Charles Campbell, Justine A. Chambers, Joshua Ngenda, Angie Riley, Ruby Smith Díaz, DJ Nova Jade, DJ Ayaverse, DJ Njoki Njoki, and the Hidden Variabl...

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July 29, 2022 46 mins

In this episode we are joined by several staff and collaborators from Tangled Arts + Disability to reflect on a "mini digital accessibility audit" that their team oversaw, looking closely at some of the AGGV’s virtual spaces. Listen as Marina DiMaio, Digital Assets Coordinator at the AGGV and your host for this episode, sits down with Kayla Besse, Public Education Coordinator at Tangled, Sean Lee, Director of Programming at Tangled...

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June 29, 2022 29 mins

In this episode we are joined by Michelle Jacques and Chase Joynt, co-creators of the Feminist Art Field School — an online course geared towards students, artists, curators and community members interested in gender, feminism and the porous boundaries between art, activism and academic practice (led in collaboration with the Department of Gender Studies at UVic throughout the fall semester of 2021). Check out AGGV's YouTube channe...

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May 11, 2022 33 mins

In this episode we are joined by Canadian composer Anna Höstman to discuss the intersections between curating and composing that arose during her time collaborating with Dr. Heng Wu, Curator of Asian Art at the AGGV, on the 2022 Reverberations exhibition — an intergenerational, cross-disciplinary and cross-cultural project where local artists, makers and creators were invited to reflect on works from the Gallery's permanent collect...

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May 11, 2022 55 mins

In this episode we are joined by some of the early career artists who were invited to respond to objects from the Gallery’s extensive museum collection in the Reverberations exhibition. Listen as Mel Granley, guest curator at the AGGV and your host for this episode, chats with Emily Geen, Estraven Lupino-Smith and James Summer about bringing different voices and interpretations from a range of perspectives, disciplines and generati...

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March 22, 2022 86 mins

In this episode we are joined by collaborators from the AGGV’s Indigenous Intergenerational Exchange project. This group, which includes participants who are contributors to social justice and frontline activism in their respective communities began gathering bi-weekly in February 2021 to share cultural teachings, critical understanding, and creative processes within a healing online space. Their conversations resulted in an exhibi...

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March 16, 2022 46 mins

In this episode we will learn about the work of Trinidadian-Canadian artist Denyse Thomasos, and her important career and historic contribution to BIPOC voices in Canadian art. From December 2021 through March 2022 the AGGV was thrilled to host the exhibition Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey — a retrospective organized and circulated by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. During the run of the show the AGGV hosted a Zoom conversation wi...

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February 22, 2022 49 mins

In this episode we are joined by two participants from the AGGV’s Listeners In Residence series ― an intergenerational mentorship and skill-sharing program, connecting LGBTQ2+ youth (ages 15 to 35) with LGBTQ2+ seniors (ages 60+). Listen as your host for this episode Regan Shrumm, Curator of Listeners In Residence, chats with Juliet Beckwith and Joyce Rankin about nontraditional art gallery programs, connecting queer communities, a...

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January 28, 2022 44 mins

In this episode we are joined by collaborators from the AGGV's School Workshops series ― a partnership with the University of Victoria's Indigenous Education Program. Listen as your host for this episode Jennifer Van de Pol, Educator of School and Family Programs at the AGGV, chats with collaborative pianist and vocal coach Alex Chen, and a group of grade eight learners from Arbutus Global Middle School. You'll also hear from sever...

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