Author Archives: Kay Higgins

About Kay Higgins

Executive Director of UNIT/PITT since 2010. Artist, writer, publisher.

New publications, fall 2018

Here’s a photo of our two most recent publications, in their habitat. WRONG WAVE 666 was produced in coordination with Wrong Wave No.6, held October 10-13, 2018. It was edited by the festival’s curator, KC Wei, and is a collage … Continue reading

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Introducing 8EAST

We’re happy to announce another phase of the Pitt’s 43-year existence. Starting today, we are working in partnership with New Orchestra Workshop Society to create and support a new social space for the production of culture, and for public access … Continue reading

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An Announcement of Changes Coming at UNIT/PITT

UNIT/PITT Projects, one of Vancouver’s most enduring artist-run galleries, is announcing a major change in direction.
Founded by art students in 1975 as the Helen Pitt Gallery, the Pitt has provided crucial early-career support for hundreds of Vancouver artists, as well … Continue reading

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Karaoke Video Maker Free Store echoes: Population 101 by Glad Rags

(via Exclaim Magazine online)

Here’s something that showed up on our alerts: a video produced as part of Casey Wei’s Karaoke Video Maker Free Store residency last year is getting attention online. Here’s the finished video for “Population 101” by Glad … Continue reading

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Final countdown for support

There are only hours left to make a donation and get a charitable receipt for the 2017 tax year!
Here are some of the things we did in 2017, with the help and support of our community. We hope you’ll consider … Continue reading

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42 years

We need your help to keep presenting new art and new ideas, both inside and outside the gallery. Please donate, or even better set up a monthly donation that you can afford.

For the past two years or so, our front … Continue reading

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Why We Need Your Support Now

For over 40 years now, the Pitt has been an indispensable starting point for the careers of artists and curators in Vancouver, has supported new and radical forms and ideas, has gotten involved in local issues in a unique, incisive, … Continue reading

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IM/MIGRATION AF

In July, a group of six artists between the ages of 16 and 20 started working together at the Pitt as part of the School of Collaboration and Invention (SOCAI). Through their discussions, they rapidly developed the concept for a … Continue reading

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Jamey Braden: SHE _____ THE _____ held over until July 8

We’re into summer now and about to take a break from gallery programming for a while, but if you missed Jamey Braden’s exhibition SHE _____ THE _____, there’s no need to despair! We’re keeping the show open for an extra … Continue reading

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