A variety show about local artists, made at 44 Gaukel Creative Workspace.

The third & final episode features another blast of live music, the making of a local artist’s sculpture project inside 44 Gaukel & time-lapsed artworks from The Beasting’s 2022 edition.

Bonnie Trash shreds two new songs from their 2022 record, Malocchio.
The Beasting is an exquisite corpse-making challenge by 24 artists with limited time & materials. See 2022’s six full beasts combinations take shape, set to a killer soundtrack.

Behind the scenes of filmmaker, fabricator & multimedia designer Torin Langen’s freak-folk installation creation, Crypt of the Tower Ghouls.

Photo of Torin Langen at 44 Gaukel by John Spaulding

Bonnie Trash’s performance was filmed, recorded, edited and mixed by Good Company Productions: Amit Mehta, director, Isaac Bender, director of photography & Adrian Eitzen, sound engineer. Work-in-progress footage of the ghoul sculptures was shot & provided by Torin Langen.  

GAUKER is produced by the City of Kitchener’s arts & creative industries team.

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ICYMI: GAUKER episode two

Two incredible Arabic compositions performed on oud by Manar Naeem, paired with Kat Hernden revealing local pattern references in her artworks & Vintage Black Canada’s Aaron Francis in conversation with painter Christian Snyder about riffing on Warhol & Caribbean can culture for the VBCx series – plus three archival photo reinterpretations by other artists.

Painting by Trisha Abe; image courtesy of Vintage Black Canada 

ICYMI: GAUKER episode one

The first GAUKER show features live music by Ramsay Almighty, two signature murals inside 44 Gaukel by Stephanie Scott & two tenant artists – sculptor Nicholas Rees & photographer John Spaulding – going deep on the meaning of Nicholas’ Ghost Ships

Photo by Stephanie Scott
Sculpture by Nicholas Rees; photo by John Spaulding

GAUKER episodes one & two were produced in partnership with Good Company Productions.