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Digital Art Past Exhibitions



Triangle Trade: Camille Turner, Jérôme Havre, and Cauleen Smith

January 19, 2019 to March 24, 2019

A short film that examines specific relationships between black identity, land, and belonging.

Fischli and Weiss: The Way Things Go

April 13, 2019 to June 16, 2019

Watch a video of a spectacular chain reaction of objects set up inside a warehouse.

Cindy Mochizuki: Autumn Strawberry

June 29, 2019 to August 31, 2019

An artist-in-residence, Mochizuki will gather local berry farming stories from Japanese Canadians.

Steve DiPaola: Pareidolia

February 2, 2019 to February 2, 2020

See an artistic rendering of Surrey Arts Centre through the eyes of a machine.



Jim Bizzocchi: Ambient Landscapes

February 24, 2018 to January 27, 2019

Contemplate the majesty of nature across several screens in this evocative video work.

Ben Bogart: Watching and Dreaming

April 14, 2018 to June 10, 2018

See what a machine sees when it goes to the movies!

Maggie Orth: Moving Towards Stillness

September 22, 2018 to December 16, 2018

Textiles meet technology in these interactive sculptures that change colour!



Scott Billings: A Risky Jump

January 21, 2017 to March 19, 2017

Watch an innovative video installation about sleep, dreams and risks inherent in the creative act.

Canada 150 Art by Surrey Students

February 11, 2017 to April 16, 2017

Imagine what the future of Canada looks like through artwork by Surrey students.

Meera Margaret Singh: Lalbagh

April 22, 2017 to February 18, 2018

Explore the boundary between theatre and real life in this three-channel video of India's Lalbagh.


Paulo Majano: I Was Here

April 9, 2016 to June 12, 2016

Using augmented reality technology, look at photos that are not all they appear to be.

Jay Bundy Johnson: Being still (life) shows us who we are

June 25, 2016 to January 10, 2017

What does a thing sound like?

April Hickox: Variations Primaries

August 13, 2016 to April 11, 2017

Explore colour-themed groupings of objects in these still life videos.


jil p. weaving: to be continued. . .

June 27, 2015 to September 5, 2015

Explore what virtual motherhood might look like in the not-so-distant future.

John Wynne: Anspayaxw

April 11, 2015 to August 22, 2015

Listen to the endangered language of Gitxsanimax near Hazelton, BC in this Open Sound installation.

The Grove: A Spatial Narrative

September 19, 2015 to December 13, 2015

Discover the transformation of a public space in Newton told by Carmen Papalia, Phinder Dulai, and Andrew Lee.

Stephen Foster: Remediating Curtis—Imagining Indigeneity

April 11, 2015 to June 14, 2015

Explore the legacy of Stephen Foster's work on popular images of Indianness in our culture.

Taryn Hubbard: Surrey City Centre née Whalley

January 17, 2015 to March 22, 2015

Listen to a soundscape of Surrey's City Centre featuring sounds of poetry and construction.


Stephanie Loveless: Cricket, Tree, Crow

July 12, 2014 to January 4, 2015

Listen to nature's sounds of the cricket, crow, and maple tree.

(Da bao)(Takeout)

January 25, 2014 to March 23, 2014

Explore the cultural exchange between China and Canada through the filter of take-away culture.

Mass Arrival

April 12, 2014 to June 15, 2014

Five Toronto artists re-enact the Tamils’ arrival to BC in 2010.


Ikbal Singh: Giddha

April 13, 2013 to June 16, 2013

This video installation encourages visitors to participate in a Punjabi folk dance called giddha.

Project Lovechild: Alex McLeod and Brendan Tang

January 19, 2013 to March 24, 2013

Ceramic vessel meets digital technology in this collaborative installation.

Sylvia Grace Borda: This One's for the Farmer

September 21, 2013 to December 15, 2013

Discover how the artist uses new technologies to portray South of Fraser farm land and labourers.

Nancy Paterson: Stock Market Skirt

June 20, 2013 to January 4, 2014

This dress hemline moves according to stock market prices.


Cao Fei: Apocalypse Tomorrow

April 7, 2012 to June 10, 2014

Experience an interactive game environment that re-imagines China's urban landscape.

Patrick Cruz: Guildford Drift and SMPTE Hedge

June 23, 2013 to August 18, 2012

This exhibition connects two suburbs named Surrey.

jimAndrews4.mp4 / jimAndrews6.mp4

September 15, 2012 to December 16, 2012

Explore the nature of identity in the 21st century with two video installations.


There / Here: Germaine Koh + Gordon Hicks

January 15, 2011 to March 20, 2011

Multiple doorways link space and time through the sensation of touch.

Ming Wong: In Love for the Mood

September 17, 2011 to December 11, 2011

This video highlights the performative aspect of language and difficulties with translation.

Yam Lau: Room

April 3, 2011 to June 5, 2011

Step into intimate domestic spaces through photography, video, and digital animation.

ellen moffat: vBox

June 11, 2011 to August 28, 2011

Compose sounds with this interactive sculpture and musical instrument.


Ruth Scheuing: Silkroads

January 23, 2010 to April 4, 2010

Examine the myths and metaphors of the Silk Road.

Harun Farocki: Deep Play

October 2, 2010 to December 19, 2010

Consider the connections between media, technology, and sport that surround us in the world today.

Ian Johnston: Machine for Singing

April 17, 2010 to June 21, 2010

This visitor-activated installation addresses our relationship to objects in a globalized age.


Optic Ear

September 26, 2009 to December 13, 2009

Various video artists strip media down to the essentials to show the basic unity of sound and image.


November 19, 2009 to November 19, 2009

E-MIXER is a one-day party, exhibition, and networking event with performances and presentations.

Ryoji Ikeda: data.tron/data.scan

September 26, 2009 to December 13, 2009

Experience the vast universe of data in the infinite between 0 and 1.

John Wynne: Wireframe

January 24, 2009 to March 22, 2009

Experience a three-dimensional drawing created by sound.

Heaven's Breath

March 21, 2009 to August 30, 2009

This weather-driven new media installation is based on the dance of Shiva.


Glocal: Me and My World

January 12, 2008 to January 1, 2009

This interactive, online artwork offers a new lens on how to see the world, beginning with Surrey.

Janet Cardiff: Forty-Part Motet

January 12, 2008 to March 23, 2008

Climb inside the rich, polyphonic choral music of this famous piece of contemporary sound art.


Roaming Tales: Linda Sormin

September 15, 2007 to December 16, 2007

This ceramic installation combines the world's oldest technology with the world's newest technology.

Cultural Mashups: Bhangra, Bollywood + Beyond

March 31, 2007 to August 19, 2007

This exhibition uses DJ and VJ artistry to explore Indian music and culture.


Judy Cheung: FreeLinK tele-transportation

April 15, 2006 to July 2, 2006

Travel around the world on a global highway through this exhibit that works like a tele-transporter.

Voice of Fire 2006

September 16, 2006 to November 5, 2006

The famous painting Voice of Fire gets a remake with Jeremy Turner's online avatar version.

Millennium Project

May 29, 2006 to May 29, 2006

This one-day photography exhibit by local at-risk youth shows messages of hope and change.

Reva Stone: Imaginal Expression

January 14, 2006 to April 2, 2006

Step into an immersive 3D environment where a molecule forms and responds to your movement.

Urban Realities: Two youth photo-therapy projects

April 20, 2006 to August 27, 2006

Local at-risk youth share photos addressing health and wellness.

Three Videos from the Women's Video Workshop of Igloolik

November 18, 2006 to March 4, 2007

These three videos celebrate the culture of women in Igloolik.


Dana Claxton: Landscape #1

February 19, 2005 to May 15, 2005

See a painterly expression of a prairie landscape and the people who have inhabited it.


October 22, 2005 to December 18, 2005

Explore Surrey's geographic landscapes through three videos by local artists.

reasonable & senseless: a technical disaster

May 21, 2005 to July 10, 2005

Confront technological disasters, pharmacological madness, and ecological mayhem in three artworks.


October 22, 2005 to March 12, 2006

Surrey youth present videos, animation, and still photos of Surrey's landscapes & communities.

One River (running)

October 22, 2005 to December 18, 2005

Listen to stories about Surrey's past and imagined future, recorded by Surrey citizens.


Toni Latour: You Can Do It!

January 5, 2004 to April 11, 2004

Explore pop culture’s fascination with self-help guides and gurus.

Diana Burgoyne: Sound Drawing

November 27, 2004 to February 13, 2005

Draw on the Gallery walls and compose a soundscape at the same time.

Julie Andreyev: Greenroom

April 17, 2004 to July 25, 2004

Interact with a virtual park that sends you through a portal to another place in real time.

Sylvia Grace Borda: Every Bus Stop in Surrey, BC

July 31, 2004 to November 7, 2004

View a photo of every bus stop in Surrey in this exhibit that functions like a digital visual map.


Eve Luckring: WetMoon

April 5, 2003 to June 15, 2003

Experience an immersive poem enhanced by digital and sensory effects.

Ground Station

February 23, 2003 to May 11, 2003

GPS technology and a computer program combine to make a musical composition on a grand piano.


September 27, 2003 to November 30, 2003

See how GPS technology can create drawings of conversations to record stories of the Fraser River.


CATALOGUE: Nothingness by Kate Armstrong

December 2, 2002 to March 30, 2003

Explore the relationship between art and commerce in this online artwork.