As we told you here, a brand new temporary exhibit was installed at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery last week entitled Catch + Release. This exhibit was designed by Ruth Beer in collaboration with Kit Grauer and Jim Budd, and explores different facets of the fishing industry.
In an article in The Richmond News, Beer explains what the exhibit means to her:
Beer sees the exhibit as a whole as a metaphor or focus point to “speak about Steveston, the economy and environment in general, ecology and today’s global conditions.”
“It’s a look at how these components and fishing changed and shaped our lives today,” she said. …[read full article]
One segment of the exhibit features interviews with several people involved in the industry, including our own Visitor Services Co-ordinator, Una MacPherson!
The exhibit is being held over until June 7.