Artist. Christos Dikeakos was born in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1946. He moved to Vancouver in 1956, and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of British Columbia in 1970. Working primarily in photography and text, Dikeakos’ work has been included in the exhibitions Topographies (Vancouver Art Gallery, 2004), Displaced Histories (Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, 1995), and Faking Death: Canadian Art Photography (Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, 2006). Public commissions include The Lookout, a collaboration with architect Noel Best (False Creek, Vancouver). Published art projects include “A Vast and Featureless Expanse: the car-rides and street scans, 1969/71” in Unfinished Business: Photographing Vancouver Streets, 1955 to 1985 (Presentation House Gallery, 2003) and “Glue Pour and the Viscosity of Fluvial Flows as Evidenced in Bottle-Gum Glue Pour Jan. 8. 70 9:30 to 11:30” in Robert Smithson in Vancouver: A Fragment of a Greater Fragmentation (Vancouver Art Gallery, 2004). Dikeakos is represented by Catriona Jeffries Gallery.
Discrete project sites documenting the work of specific artists and collectives in detail.
Essays and conversation providing a context for exploring the Project Sites and Archives.
Video interviews conducted between December 2008 and May 2009 reflecting on Vancouver’s art scene in the sixties.