Kristina Lee Podesva – Vehicle: Thinking through the box

Kristina Lee Podesva is the founder of colourschool, a free school within a school most recently hosted by Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design.

Slated to open in early 2009, Podesva’s work-in-progress will use the shipping containers normally used to transport goods across borders and re-purpose these modular symbols of globalism as intimate and temporary architecture. Located outside the main entrance to the college, retro-fitted with glass doors and interior fittings, Vehicle will provide a discursive refuge, and house a rotating program of reading rooms curated by Podesva and invited guests. Podesva will collaborate with Langara faculty and students to develop artworks to be sited in the new library building and its collections, creating a link to Vehicle, and making legible the concepts of spatial fixity, displacement, uprootedness, and circulation as components of the contemporary moment.

About Kristina Lee Podesva

Kristina Lee Podesva is the founder of colourschool, a free school within a school most recently hosted by Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design. She is cofounder of Cornershop Projects, an open framework for the examination of the relationship between art and economic and economic transactions, and is Assistant Editor at The Fillip Review.
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